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

Clinical Counsellor — Family Systems Focus

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s Usma Family and Child Services Program is seeking a permanent, full-time Clinical Counsellor based out of Port Alberni, to provide individual counselling and counselling for family or groups with a focus on supporting families using a proactive and preventative approach towards stabilization.  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.

Closing Date: Mar 19 2024

Clinical Counsellor (Port Alberni)

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 Southern Region (Port Alberni). Based out of the NTC’s Port Alberni office, 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, by helicopter, float plane, and boat).

Closing Date: Mar 11 2024

Quu’asa Wellness Worker — Zeballos (Casual)

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council/Teechuktl (Mental Health Program) is seeking a Casual Quu’asa Wellness Worker to provide culturally based support to Northern Region individuals, families, and communities. Based out of the Zeballos this unique position would be best suited for someone who has a desire to bring cultural practices into healing with an emphasis of providing support to First Nations people who are at risk or have been involved in high-risk lifestyles. This position requires travel into remote communities (including on gravel road, by boat and airplane).

Closing Date: Mar 6 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: Mar 5 2024

Registered Dietitian (Backfill)

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) Nursing Program is seeking a Registered Dietitian for an exciting opportunity to expand and support existing diabetes programming for Nuu-chah-nulth members on Vancouver Island. Based out of Tofino, this temporary (backfill for maternity leave), full or part-time (0.8 FTE) position will include both individual client counselling as well as group teaching sessions. Travel (by vehicle, boat, and airplane and helicopter) is required for this position.

Closing Date: Mar 5 2024

Early Years Outreach Worker (Tofino / Ucluelet)

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s Child & Youth Services Department is seeking a permanent, full-time Early Years Outreach Worker. This position is a key resource to support families (prenatally, postnatally and with children 0 - 18) in meeting their child’s health, developmental, social, and emotional goals; and strengthening the parent’s confidence and skills in parenting. BASED OUT OF TOFINO/UCLUELET, the Early Years Outreach Worker will do home visits with parents to address concerns regarding child development. Travel (by vehicle, boat, and airplane) is required for this position.

Closing Date: Mar 5 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