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Request for Expressions of Interest from BC Indigenous Organizations to Host an Indigenous Youth Intern for Summer 2021

By FNPSS / January 27, 2021
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The Indigenous Youth Internship Program is seeking Expressions of Interest from BC Indigenous Organizations that can provide supportive, educational and meaningful work placements for Indigenous Youth Interns for a three-month period (June 1,…

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How to Apply to the Community Opportunity Readiness Program (CORP) (BC Region)

By FNPSS / January 25, 2021
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Partner Update Indigenous Services Canada BC Region is accepting applications for the 2021-22 Community Opportunity Readiness Program (CORP) for economic development project-based funding (funding up to $250,000). Join this webinar…

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COVID-19: Planning and Reporting in Unprecedented Times

By FNPSS / January 25, 2021
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February 2, 2021 at 11:00 am (PST) Significant funds have been distributed to First Nations over the last year to respond to the pandemic. With the fiscal year-end coming up…

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Survey for Band Administrators: We need you!

By FNPSS / January 22, 2021
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Knowledge is power! Sharing knowledge is leadership! We need your help building a tool for Band Administrators to better understand and be aware of Government of Canada programs and services…

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Events Update – January 26, 2021

By FNPSS / January 19, 2021
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Upcoming Free Webinars: FNPSS, in partnership with AFOA BC, is hosting a free webinar on February 2nd at 11:00am entitled “COVID 19: Planning and Reporting in Unprecedented Times“. Join Sukhi…

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COVID-19 Vaccination – The Realities of Community Roll-Out (January 20, 2021)

By FNPSS / January 13, 2021
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Join FNPSS for a free webinar featuring community COVID-19 vaccination stories on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, from 11:00am to 12:00pm (PST). As COVID-19 vaccines become available in British Columbia, remote…

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FNPSS Holiday Webinar: Raising Our Hands

By FNPSS / December 8, 2020
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The First Nations Public Service Secretariat (FNPSS) invites you to a join us for an hour of festive cheer to celebrate the strength and resilience of all of the amazing…

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FNPSS IS HIRING!

By FNPSS / November 17, 2020
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Join a small team with big ideas! Gain valuable experience working with senior leaders in all levels of government. We focus on learning and professional development to support our staff…

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FMB Webinar: Plan Your First Nations’ Financial Future (November 25, 2020)

By FNPSS / November 12, 2020
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Hear from First Nations leaders as they share their success stories of implementing strong economic and social development plans. Discover tools your First Nation can leverage, at no cost, to…

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FNPSS INFO SESSION

By FNPSS / August 11, 2020
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The First Nations Public Service Secretariat held an info session for BC Government employees on August 19, 2020 from 10:15 am to 11:45 am. Event Recording -available here Presentation Material…

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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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