Manager of Teechuktl (Mental Health) Services

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) is looking for candidates for the position Manager of Teechuktl Services.  Based out of Port Alberni, this permanent, full-time position will provide leadership and management expertise to effectively support the delivery of NTC’s mental health and wellness programs to ensures the needs of Nuu-chah-nulth children, youth and adults are being supported.


Responsibilities Include


  • To manage the NTC Teechuktl team within a culturally safe framework that balances the benefits of both Quu’asa approaches and western mainstream methods
  • To manage delivery of Clinical Counselling, Prevention, Quu’asa, NIHB Mental Health programs; and ensure services meets the needs of client groups
  • To ensure that program contracts, data collection, evaluations, and funding reporting are completed in a timely manner


Preferred Qualifications


  • Master’s degree in psychology, Counselling, Social Work, or related professional qualification with a specialization in mental health plus direct experience managing mental-health services
  • Minimum of 5-years of experience in managing a mental-health services program involving contract negotiation/administration, supervision and team building  
  • Excellent communication and conflict-resolution skills
  • Proficiency in the use of a personal computer and software programs
  • Direct experience working with First Nations or familiar with Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations culture family systems considered an asset 
  • Able to provide acceptable references and criminal record check
  • Personal wellness plan, and experience effectively supporting staff to maintain their wellness plans
  • Provide acceptable references and criminal record check.


Competitive benefit package and salary based on qualifications and experience: salary range $90,000 - $115,000.  For further information contact Lynnette Lucas, Director of Health




Port Alberni

Contact Info

Apply by 1 pm, July 11, 2022 by sending your cover letter, resume and three references (available for contact) to:



Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council

P.O. Box 1383

Port Alberni, BC  V9Y 7M2


Attn.: Human Resource Manager




We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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