Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation

"Let us not think of Ourselves, but of Our Children's Children."


To be a leader in Governance, Administration and Economic Development using the guiding principle of Chief Ahtahkakoop:

"Let us not think of Ourselves, but of Our Children's Children." (Chief Ahtahkakoop, 1876)

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Holistic Wellness Manager

The Ahtahkakoop Health Centre is currently seeking a FULL TIME position for a Holistic Wellness Manager.

Full time 6 month probation period.

Works under the Supervision of the Manager of Health Services


Under the direction of the Health Manager, the Holistic Wellness Manager is responsible for the management of mental health and addictions services within Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation to ensure the current developmental, treatment, and psycho-social needs of children, youth, adults and families are met.


  1. monitoring and evaluating Mental Health and Addictions Program objectives and activities and ensuring that services provided incorporate a culturally based focus; maintaining the consistency of standards to ensure services and related programs express the policies and procedures of Ahtahkakoop Health and are within the legal framework of the Mental Health Act

  2. consulting with Leadership, community members and staff to develop and recommend Mental Health and Addictions strategies and course of action; advising management on the resolution of Mental Health and Addictions issues and leading the development, selection, implementation and management of strategies

  3. Provide counselling, support/guidance, intervention, crisis management, family counselling as required, group work and case management. Conducts mental health assessments, help clients define goals and develop treatment plans.  Assessment of risk factors, clinical management of risk, stabilization, development of safety plans. Develop therapeutic processes to guide clients in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their problems. Focus sessions on recovery, modification of behaviours or better management of conditions. Evaluate client progress on a regular basis and adjust interventions as necessary.


  • For purposes of determining an employees’ salary classification to the proposed Ahtahkakoop salary grid, the individual designated as MH-3 must possess an undergraduate degree from an accredited post-secondary institution specializing in Social Work or Psychology complimented by at least four (4) years experience in Health Care at the First Nations level.

  • Valid CLASS 5 driver’s license and approval for Ahtahkakoop Band Vehicles

  • Excellent computer skills including ability to utilize Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint), Email, and Internet.

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain accurate documentation and records: ability to manage competing priorities and meet tight deadlines:

  • Demonstrated ability to deal with situations with discretion and confidentiality.

  • An understanding and knowledge of First Nations culture, traditions, and history and the ability to speak Cree is considered a valuable asset.

  • satisfactory Criminal Records Search and Vulnerable sector check;

Salary based on Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation salary grid

Deadline date: April 5, 2019.

Interviews:  April 10, 2019

Start date:  Immediately

Resumes can be dropped off at Ahtahkakoop Health Centre, with Leigh-Anne Isbister or emailed to leighanneisbister@acn104.ca  Please mark envelope “Personal and Confidential”

Earlier Event: March 25
Holistic Wellness Worker