The Assembly of First Nations is hosting a Virtual Dialogue on First Nations Accessibility and the Accessibility Canada Act: Empowering First Nations Persons of all Abilities, and First Nations Governments.…
Wednesday, February 9, 2022 10:00 am PT Indigenous Services Canada BC Region is accepting applications for the 2022-23 Community Opportunity Readiness Program (CORP) for economic development project-based funding (funding up…
The BC Comprehensive Community Planning (CCP) Community of Practice is a free monthly drop-in session for CCP coordinators, community-based CCP committee members, and CCP mentors to gather, skill-build, celebrate successes,…
Apply before March 3 for Foundations for Professional Communications, a free online course for those working for First Nation communities and Indigenous organizations. To register, visit https://fnps.ca/event/foundations-for-professional-communications/
Register now for upcoming Coaching Circles in #Policy and #RIM. These free informal sessions will provide an opportunity for networking and discussion about common challenges and ideas in each capacity area. All are welcome.
To register, visit: https://fnps.ca/training/mtas/#coachingcircles
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/
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
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.
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.
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