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FNPSS is currently seeking new members for our Band Administrators Advisory Committee (BAAC)

By FNPSS / August 25, 2021
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Are you an experienced Band Administrator? Would you like to support FNPSS in strengthening First Nations capacity and operational success? What is BAAC? FNPSS recognizes the key role Band Administrators…

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Return to Work Safely Resources

By FNPSS / August 4, 2021
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Amidst provincial restart plans, ‘Return to work’ is looking to become more of a reality all organizations will need to act upon. The Collaborative Learning Days 2021 focused on a…

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IILP Expressions of Interest 2021/22

By FNPSS / August 4, 2021
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Expressions of Interest are now being sought for fall, winter and spring 2021/22 Intern placements through the Indigenous Intern Leadership Program (IILP). As an important component of federal participation in…

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BC First Nations Public Service Scholarship – Applications Open until Sept 30

By FNPSS / July 11, 2021
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Applications are now open!Deadline: September 30, 2021 This scholarship aims to provide support for Indigenous professionals to access training related to the administration or management of public services in their…

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Info Mgmt Toolkit RFP – July 26 deadline

By FNPSS / July 5, 2021
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If you are a records and information management expert and have a passion for records and information systems in First Nations administrations, then we want to work with you! FNPSS…

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Photo Contest Extended Deadline: Wednesday, July 14

By FNPSS / July 5, 2021
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FNPSS invites you to submit your best photos of your community and territory for the chance to be featured in the FNPSS Accomplishment Report. This has been an extraordinarily challenging…

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Webinar Wednesdays: “The Power of Our Data” – Recording and presentations now available!

By FNPSS / April 14, 2021
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The full webinar recording and presentations from FNPSS’ latest Webinar Wednesdays event, entitled “The Power of Our Data”, is now available! Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm PSTVirtual…

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FNPSS Virtual Services

By FNPSS / March 1, 2021
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Does your community or organization require virtual hosting services or Zoom training to keep up with this rapidly changing online world? FNPSS can help! At the beginning of the COVID-19…

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Check out FNPSS’ new events calendar!

By FNPSS / March 1, 2021
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Are you interested in what events FNPSS and our partner organizations have coming up? Check out our revamped Events Calendar – a hub for organizations to promote training and events…

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Strengthening Public Service Institutions Initiative and MOU: The Year in Review

By FNPSS / March 1, 2021
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On behalf of the First Nations Summit, the First Nations Public Service Secretariat (FNPSS) and the BC Federal Council (BCFC), we are pleased to share a Year-One Report on the…

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Post-Election Training
~for newly-elected leaders~
Four-part training: February 2, 9, 16, & 23, 1:00-4:30 PM

Have you recently been elected as chief or councillor in your community? Do you have questions about your roles and responsibilities, finances, priority-setting, policy development, working with the administrator, and more? If so, join FNPSS for this four-part series for newly-elected leaders. This training will support you preparing to lead, leading with others, leading nation rebuilding, and leading governing institutions . The program is being offered at no cost to participants, in exchange for your feedback on the content and delivery. Please plan to join all four sessions!
Register now at: fnps.ca/event/post-election-training/

Questions? Contact #fnpss at mentorship@fnps.ca
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Post-Election Training
~for newly-elected leaders~
Four-part training: February 2, 9, 16, & 23, 1:00-4:30 PM

Have you recently been elected as chief or councillor in your community? Do you have questions about your roles and responsibilities, finances, priority-setting, policy development, working with the administrator, and more? If so, join FNPSS for this four-part series for newly-elected leaders. This training will support you preparing to lead, leading with others, leading nation rebuilding, and leading governing institutions . The program is being offered at no cost to participants, in exchange for your feedback on the content and delivery. Please plan to join all four sessions!
Register now at: https://fnps.ca/event/post-election-training/

Questions? Contact #fnpss at mentorship@fnps.ca

Have you previously attended an #FNPSS Management Training Academy (MTA)? Register now for upcoming Coaching Circles in #Policy and #RIM. These free, informal sessions, which will be led by past MTA facilitators, will provide an opportunity for networking and discussion about common challenges, ideas, and program developments in the areas of RIM and Policy. Participants of all experience levels in Policy and RIM are welcome to attend.

Series details -
Policy Development: Wed, February 16, 11am - 12pm
Records & Information Management (RIM): Wed, March 16, 11am - 12pm

For more information, and to register for each individual session, visit our website: fnps.ca/training/mtas/#coachingcircles
#VirtualSession #BCFirstNations
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Have you previously attended an #FNPSS Management Training Academy (MTA)? Register now for upcoming Coaching Circles in #Policy and #RIM. These free, informal sessions, which will be led by past MTA facilitators, will provide an opportunity for networking and discussion about common challenges, ideas, and program developments in the areas of RIM and Policy. Participants of all experience levels in Policy and RIM are welcome to attend.

Series details - 
Policy Development: Wed, February 16, 11am - 12pm
Records & Information Management (RIM): Wed, March 16, 11am - 12pm

For more information, and to register for each individual session, visit our website: https://fnps.ca/training/mtas/#coachingcircles
#VirtualSession #BCFirstNations

Pre-Election Training starts tomorrow!
~for those interested in running for election in their community~

Two-part training: January 26 & 27, 5:00-8:00 PM

Are you considering running for a position of elected leadership in your community? If so, join FNPSS for this two-part series for those interested in becoming chief or councillor. This training will support you in:

1) Learning more about the roles and responsibilities of elected leaders
2) Developing a better understanding of your personal leadership approach.

The training is being offered at no cost to participants, in exchange for your feedback on the content and delivery. Please plan to join both sessions!
Register now at: fnps.ca/event/pre-and-post-election-training/
Questions? Contact #fnpss at mentorship@fnps.ca
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Pre-Election Training starts tomorrow!
~for those interested in running for election in their community~

Two-part training: January 26 & 27, 5:00-8:00 PM

Are you considering running for a position of elected leadership in your community? If so, join FNPSS for this two-part series for those interested in becoming chief or councillor. This training will support you in:

1) Learning more about the roles and responsibilities of elected leaders
2) Developing a better understanding of your personal leadership approach. 

The training is being offered at no cost to participants, in exchange for your feedback on the content and delivery. Please plan to join both sessions!
Register now at: https://fnps.ca/event/pre-and-post-election-training/
Questions? Contact #fnpss at mentorship@fnps.ca

Register now for Courageous Conversations - a free, highly requested, online workshop for First Nations administrators. This workshop will provide participants with tools to have safe, open discussions with colleagues, friends or family on topics that can be really difficult.

Date options: January 26, 2022 OR February 24, 2022
Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm PST (both dates)
Speaker: Jeanette Proulx (Canada School of Public Service)
Price: Free
Who should attend: First Nations leaders, Band Administrators, Managers, Youth, and anyone else with an interest in learning more about approaching challenging conversations.

Register now! Only 25 spaces are available per session.

Option 1: Register for the January 26th workshop: fnps.ca/event/courageous-conversations/

Option 2: Register for the February 24th workshop: fnps.ca/event/courageous-conversations-2/

#bcfirstnations #fnpss
*Please note this is one workshop but offered twice. Please only register for one session.
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Register now for Courageous Conversations - a free, highly requested, online workshop for First Nations administrators. This workshop will provide participants with tools to have safe, open discussions with colleagues, friends or family on topics that can be really difficult.

Date options: January 26, 2022 OR February 24, 2022
Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm PST (both dates)
Speaker: Jeanette Proulx (Canada School of Public Service)
Price: Free
Who should attend: First Nations leaders, Band Administrators, Managers, Youth, and anyone else with an interest in learning more about approaching challenging conversations.

Register now! Only 25 spaces are available per session.

Option 1: Register for the January 26th workshop: https://fnps.ca/event/courageous-conversations/

Option 2: Register for the February 24th workshop: https://fnps.ca/event/courageous-conversations-2/

#BCFirstNations #FNPSS
*Please note this is one workshop but offered twice. Please only register for one session.

Are you the sole communicator working for a First Nation or Indigenous organization? New to the profession? You are not alone.

Apply now for Foundations for Professional Communications, a new offering from #fnpss and the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology. This online course, which is offered at no-cost to participants, is designed to introduce employees working for First Nation communities and Indigenous organizations to a wide array of fundamental communication skills.

Course dates: March 31, 2022 – July 7, 2022
Course times: Thursdays – 9am – 12pm PST
Online Delivery
Application Deadline: March 3, 2022

Spots are limited – apply now! For more information on the course, including eligibility requirements and how to apply, visit fnps.ca/event/foundations-for-professional-communications/

Questions? Contact info@fnps.ca
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Are you the sole communicator working for a First Nation or Indigenous organization? New to the profession? You are not alone.

Apply now for Foundations for Professional Communications, a new offering from #FNPSS and the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology. This online course, which is offered at no-cost to participants, is designed to introduce employees working for First Nation communities and Indigenous organizations to a wide array of fundamental communication skills.

Course dates: March 31, 2022 – July 7, 2022
Course times: Thursdays – 9am – 12pm PST
Online Delivery
Application Deadline: March 3, 2022

Spots are limited – apply now! For more information on the course, including eligibility requirements and how to apply, visit https://fnps.ca/event/foundations-for-professional-communications/

Questions? Contact info@fnps.ca
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