Careers & Job Postings

CAREERS

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) employs more than 150 Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in small and medium-sized communities across Vancouver Island.

Our dedicated staff delivers a wide range of services to 14 Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations, including health care, educational support, child and family services, community news reporting…and much more.

Our employees work and travel in some of the most beautiful areas of the West Coast, including Tofino, Ucluelet, Port Alberni, Zeballos, Gold River, and Hot Springs Cove; as well as historical First Nations communities that only a select few are lucky enough to have a chance to visit in a lifetime.

With its towering rain forests, breathtaking mountains, and inspiring ocean vistas, Vancouver Island offers a relaxed lifestyle and unlimited recreational opportunities for individuals and families.

The NTC offers competitive salaries, extended health and dental benefits, and a respectful work environment that supports a healthy work-life balance.

We are always looking for talented, enthusiastic, and professional individuals to join our team and we welcome your interest in our organization!

Current Job Postings

Harm Reduction Outreach Worker

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s Teechuktl (Mental Health) Program is seeking a term, full-time Harm Reduction Outreach Worker to provide culturally based support to all Nuu-chah-nulth Region individuals, families, and communities, with an emphasis of providing support to First Nations people involved in high-risk lifestyles.
Based out of Port Alberni (travel to West Coast and Northern regions are required) this position will communicate with various service providers and coordinate activities to support wellness and healing within a culturally safe framework. This position will work evenings and weekends and provide outreach support to Nuu-chah-nulth clients away from home as well as in community.

Closing Date: Aug 2 2024

NETP Case Manager

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council is seeking a term (to March 31, 2025), full-time Case Manager to
work in the Nuu-chah-nulth Employment and Training Program (NETP). Main area of service is
Kyuquot, Cheklesahht, & Nuchatlaht. The Case Manager is directly involved in the process of
employment case management and supporting individuals with achieving their employment and
training goals. This position would suit an individual who has passion to help others achieve new
goals and opportunities.

Closing Date: Aug 2 2024

First Nation Advocate Nurse

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) Nursing Department is seeking a permanent full-time First Nation Advocate Nurse (FNAN). This specialized position will assist Indigenous patients with their hospitalization. The FNAN will contribute to the delivery of culturally safe care for Indigenous patients and their families through their interactions with physicians and admission/discharge planners. This permanent position is based out of Port Alberni and will work in collaboration with NTC Nursing in ensuring quality health care services to all Indigenous patients.

Closing Date: Jul 25 2024

Manager of Social Development

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council is seeking a qualified person to serve as Manager of Social Development. This position is responsible for the overall management of the Social Development program and for coordination of initiatives to break the cycle of dependence. This successful applicant will receive a competitive salary, benefit package, and professional development opportunities.

Closing Date: Jul 24 2024

Family Wellness Worker

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council Usma Family & Child Services (F&CS) is seeking a qualified person to fill a permanent, full-time Family Wellness Worker position. Based out of the Usma F&CS office in Port Alberni, this position works within the F&CS program to provide culturally sensitive support to children, youth, and families. Travel will be required with this position.

Closing Date: Jul 23 2024

First Nation Advocate Nurse – Part-time

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) Nursing Department is seeking a part-time (.4
FTE) First Nation Advocate Nurse (FNAN). This specialized position will assist Indigenous
patients with their hospitalization. The FNAN will contribute to the delivery of culturally
safe care for Indigenous patients and their families through their interactions with
physicians and admission/discharge planners. This part-time position is based out of Port
Alberni and will work in collaboration with NTC Nursing in ensuring quality health care
services to all Indigenous patients.

Closing Date: Jul 9 2025

First Nation Advocate Nurse - Casual

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) Nursing Department is seeking a casual First
Nation Advocate Nurse (FNAN). This specialized position will assist Indigenous patients
with their hospitalization. The FNAN will contribute to the delivery of culturally safe care
for Indigenous patients and their families through their interactions with physicians and
admission/discharge planners. This casual position is based out of Port Alberni and will
work in collaboration with NTC Nursing in ensuring quality health care services to all
Indigenous patients.

Closing Date: Jul 9 2025

Harm Reduction Outreach Nurse

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) is seeking a Harm Reduction Outreach Nurse to provide an
advanced level of expertise and guidance to Nuu-chah-nulth persons struggling with addictions, at
risk of harm or require healing from substance use. This position will provide direct nursing support
with a focus on the activity of RN/RPN prescribing of opiate agonist treatment and addressing the
toxic drug crisis. This position is based out of the NTC Southern Region office (Port Alberni), and
requires travel (by vehicle, gravel roads, boat, float plane and helicopter) into 14 communities.

Closing Date: Jul 22 2024

Quu’asa Cultural Support Worker

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council/Teechuklt (Mental Health Program) is seeking a term (to March 31, 2025), full-time Quu’asa Cultural Support Worker to provide culturally based support to Southern Region and Northern Region individuals, families and communities. Based out of Port Alberni, this position would be best suited for someone who has a desire to provide mental wellness and cultural healing in a culturally safe environment.

Closing Date: Jul 23 2024

Regional Coordinator (NETP)

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) is seeking a term (to March 31, 2025), full-time Regional Coordinator to work with the Nuu-chah-nulth Employment and Training Program (NETP). The Regional Coordinator will develop employment training resources for each Nuu-chah-nulth geographic region (north, central, south and urban). This is predominantly a remote position but will also deliver training in the remote communities of Kyuquot, Cheklesaht, Ehattesaht, and Nuchatlaht.

Closing Date: Jul 22 2024

Manager of Nursing Services

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council is seeking a permanent, full-time Manager of Nursing Services to provide leadership in all aspects of the Nursing Services Department. Based out of Port Alberni, this position has a unique opportunity of applying Indigenous and mainstream approaches with the innovative Nuu-chah-nulth nursing framework.

Closing Date: Aug 1 2024

C6 Social Worker (Intake)

he Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) Usma Family and Child Services is seeking an experienced, C6 delegated Social Worker to fill a permanent, full-time position. Based out of Port Alberni, this position will have full C6 caseload responsibilities. Travel (by vehicle, boat, and airplane, depending on caseload) is required for this position. Usma Nuu-chah-nulth Family and Child Services works on the traditional and unceded territories of the 14 Nuu-chah-nulth Nations, supporting and collaborating with community to develop appropriate responses to child safety concerns and build upon community support services.

Closing Date: Jan 12 2025

C6 Social Worker (Family Service)

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) Usma Family and Child Services is seeking an experienced, C6 delegated Social Worker to fill a permanent, full-time position. Based out of Port Alberni, this position will have full C6 caseload responsibilities. Travel (by vehicle, boat, and airplane, depending on caseload) is required for this position. Usma Nuu-chah-nulth Family and Child Services works on the traditional and unceded territories of the 14 Nuu-chah-nulth Nations, supporting and collaborating with community to develop appropriate responses to child safety concerns and build upon community support services.

Closing Date: Nov 15 2024

Resource Social Worker (Out of Care)

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) Usma Family and Child Services (F&CS) is seeking an experienced, delegated Social Worker to fill a permanent, full-time Out of Care Resource Social Worker position. Based at the Port Alberni Usma F&CS office, this social worker will be part of the Usma Resource Team, and will work collaboratively with other social workers, Nations, and families. This is a C6 Delegation preferred position. Travel (by vehicle, boat, and airplane, depending on caseload) is required for this position. Usma F&CS works on the traditional and unceded territories of the 14 Nuu-chah-nulth Nations, supporting and collaborating with community to develop appropriate responses to child safety concerns and build upon community support services.

Closing Date: Nov 15 2024

Clinical Counsellor (Zeballos)

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC), Teechuktl (Mental Health) Program is seeking a permanent, full-time Teechuktl Clinical Counsellor to provide individual counselling for individuals or families in NTC’s Northern Region (Ehattesaht and Nuchatlaht areas). Based out of Zeballos, this position would best suit someone who can provide counselling services that promotes individual and community wellness through a balance of Quu’asa (First Nation people) values and trauma-based clinical methods. This position requires travel into remote communities (including on gravel road).

Closing Date: Aug 13 2024