Survey for Band Administrators: We need you!

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 for First Nations! And you could win a $100 Visa Gift Card or free FNPSS training for participating!

Imagine being in another country and you do not speak their language. You may still be able to communicate as some people in the other country may know some of your language. You will get by but you will never be able to engage in a meaningful conversation.

When one party does not fully comprehend what the other party is communicating, the understanding and accepting of what is heard is not meaningful nor will it be fully supported. One of the primary organizations First Nation Band Administrators interact with is the Government of Canada. But much of what we say, they don’t understand, and much of the information that comes to First Nations from the Government might as well be in a foreign language.

So, now, we need your help! As Band Administrators, you are charged with ensuring the community you work for not only understands but also administers existing and new programs and services and grants or funding as they come available. 

This short survey will help us help you! Your answers will help us provide a rationale and framework for creating a tool designed by and designed for First Nations, to help us all better navigate the complex maze of Government of Canada programs and services. A guide that will grow over time and one that will be the go-to for all First Nations in British Columbia. If you are a Band Administrator, click here to complete this short survey by Friday, January 29, 2021. All Band Administrators (or equivalent positions, e.g. Band Managers, First Nation Band CEOs, COOs, etc) that complete the survey will be entered to win a draw for a $100 Visa Gift Card or (1) free training session during the coming year from FNPSS.

Thank you!

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Series details -
Human Resources (HR): Wed. January 19, 11am - 12pm;
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, please click here to visit our website: fnps.ca/training/mtas/#coachingcircles
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Have you previously attended an #FNPSS Management Training Academy (MTA)? #RegisterNow for upcoming Coaching Circles in #HR, #Policy, and #RIM occurring in early 2022. 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 HR, RIM, and Policy. Participants of all experience levels in HR, Policy, and RIM are welcome to attend.

Series details - 
Human Resources (HR): Wed. January 19, 11am - 12pm; 
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, please click here to visit our website: https://fnps.ca/training/mtas/#coachingcircles
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#Opportunity at #FNPSS: Youth Coordinator – Contract for Services

Are you an Indigenous youth interested in furthering your career in public administration and governance? Are you interested in working with other First Nations youth from across the province to build capacity in First Nation and government public service? Are you enthusiastic, driven, and passionate?

FNPSS is looking for a Youth Coordinator – Contract to support our team. Through outreach and engagement work with First Nations youth from across the province, the Contractor will assist the FNPSS team in its mission to strengthen and enhance capacity in First Nations communities, organizations, and on an individual level. This opportunity is ideal for an aspiring Indigenous youth with an interest in governance and leadership, as it provides an opportunity to work in tandem with other Indigenous youth in communities across British Columbia as well as to witness, network, and coordinate with experienced leaders and decisionmakers in the public service and in partner organizations.

To learn more about this opportunity and to apply, as well as more information about FNPSS’ work with youth, please click here to visit our website: fnps.ca/youth/#youthcoordinatorcontract

Please note that this is an opportunity for a Contract for Services arrangement, not an employment contract. If you have questions about this or anything else related to the project, please contact info@fnps.ca. #YouthEngagement #BCFirstNations
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#Opportunity at #FNPSS: Youth Coordinator – Contract for Services

Are you an Indigenous youth interested in furthering your career in public administration and governance? Are you interested in working with other First Nations youth from across the province to build capacity in First Nation and government public service? Are you enthusiastic, driven, and passionate? 

FNPSS is looking for a Youth Coordinator – Contract to support our team. Through outreach and engagement work with First Nations youth from across the province, the Contractor will assist the FNPSS team in its mission to strengthen and enhance capacity in First Nations communities, organizations, and on an individual level. This opportunity is ideal for an aspiring Indigenous youth with an interest in governance and leadership, as it provides an opportunity to work in tandem with other Indigenous youth in communities across British Columbia as well as to witness, network, and coordinate with experienced leaders and decisionmakers in the public service and in partner organizations. 

To learn more about this opportunity and to apply, as well as more information about FNPSS’ work with youth, please click here to visit our website: https://fnps.ca/youth/#youthcoordinatorcontract

Please note that this is an opportunity for a Contract for Services arrangement, not an employment contract. If you have questions about this or anything else related to the project, please contact info@fnps.ca. #YouthEngagement #BCFirstNations

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COVID-19 Vaccination Policies 
Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
10:30 - 11:30 am PST 

Have you been thinking about developing a COVID-19 vaccination policy in your First Nation or support organization? If so, join us for this one-hour session with Scott McCann and Josh Sutherland of Harris & Company LLP. In it, they will explore the legal and practical considerations around vaccination policies in First Nations. They will also share tools on how to navigate the challenging process of evaluating, drafting, and implementing a COVID-19 vaccination policy in the workplace.

Register now: https://fnps.ca/event/covid19-vaccinationpolicies/

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Register now for next week's Webinar Wednesday session!

COVID-19 Vaccination Policies
Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
10:30 - 11:30 am PST

Have you been thinking about developing a COVID-19 vaccination policy in your First Nation or support organization? If so, join us for this one-hour session with Scott McCann and Josh Sutherland of Harris & Company LLP. In it, they will explore the legal and practical considerations around vaccination policies in First Nations. They will also share tools on how to navigate the challenging process of evaluating, drafting, and implementing a COVID-19 vaccination policy in the workplace.

Register now: fnps.ca/event/covid19-vaccinationpolicies/

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Register now for next weeks Webinar Wednesday session! 

COVID-19 Vaccination Policies 
Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
10:30 - 11:30 am PST 

Have you been thinking about developing a COVID-19 vaccination policy in your First Nation or support organization? If so, join us for this one-hour session with Scott McCann and Josh Sutherland of Harris & Company LLP. In it, they will explore the legal and practical considerations around vaccination policies in First Nations. They will also share tools on how to navigate the challenging process of evaluating, drafting, and implementing a COVID-19 vaccination policy in the workplace.

Register now: https://fnps.ca/event/covid19-vaccinationpolicies/

#JoinUs #BCFirstNations #VirtualEvent

Register now for next week's Webinar Wednesday session!

COVID-19 Vaccination Policies
Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
10:30 - 11:30 am PST

Have you been thinking about developing a COVID-19 vaccination policy in your First Nation or support organization? If so, join us for this one-hour session with Scott McCann and Josh Sutherland of Harris & Company LLP. In it, they will explore the legal and practical considerations around vaccination policies in First Nations. They will also share tools on how to navigate the challenging process of evaluating, drafting, and implementing a COVID-19 vaccination policy in the workplace.

Register now: fnps.ca/event/covid19-vaccinationpolicies/

#JoinUs #BCFirstNations #VirtualEvent
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Register now for next weeks Webinar Wednesday session! 

COVID-19 Vaccination Policies 
Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
10:30 - 11:30 am PST 

Have you been thinking about developing a COVID-19 vaccination policy in your First Nation or support organization? If so, join us for this one-hour session with Scott McCann and Josh Sutherland of Harris & Company LLP. In it, they will explore the legal and practical considerations around vaccination policies in First Nations. They will also share tools on how to navigate the challenging process of evaluating, drafting, and implementing a COVID-19 vaccination policy in the workplace.

Register now: https://fnps.ca/event/covid19-vaccinationpolicies/

#JoinUs #BCFirstNations #VirtualEvent
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