Professional Development & Training
Professional Development and Training Opportunities
NmTC Member Only Training Opportunities
NmTC Member Nations are eligible to book training modules directly with Xyntax. NmTC will cover their training costs up to a maximum value of $3,000 per Nation.
*Training must be booked and fulfilled by March 31, 2022.
Presenter: Jared Qwustenuxen Williams
Maintenance Management Planning
Date: February 2022 TBA
Green Bylaws Toolkit Webinars
Two lunch-and-learn sessions:
Green Bylaws Toolkit 101: Environmental Development Permit Areas
February 10, 2022, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Green Bylaws Toolkit 101: Application for First Nation Governments
March 3, 2022, 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of BC
Audit Preparation Seminars
AFOA BC will be hosting two different online First Nation Audit Preparation Seminars in February 2022.
These seminars are open to any BC First Nation or Indigenous organization. AFOA BC membership not required to attend. There is no charge for registration.
These seminars are co-hosted by Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) & Aboriginal Financial Officers Association Of BC (AFOA BC).
A new program being offered through Natural Resources Canada called Sistering Indigenous and Western Science (SINEWS) designed to provide additional support to Indigenous women wishing to hold a career in research and science fields
Projects run from May 2022 to January 2023.
Pre- and Post-Election Training
First Nations Public Service Secretariat is offering training for those interested in running for election in their community and for newly-elected leaders
January 26 & 27, 5:00-8:00 PM
February 2, 9, 16, & 23, 1:00-4:30 PM
The training is being offered at no cost to participants, in exchange for your feedback on the content and delivery.
National Research Council R&D Student Work Opportunities for Summer 2022
R&D student work opportunities at the National Research Council for the upcoming Summer 2022
Deadline: February 13, 2022
Upcoming CleanBC Engagements
CleanBC is hosting various webinars for the following:
CleanBC Communities Fund (CCF)
Community Climate Funding Guide
Indigenous Climate Resilience Forum
Indigenous Clean Energy
A place for people working on Indigenous Clean Energy projects to collaborate on the processes, approaches, and policies needed to maximize the impact of their initiatives.
ISC Community Opportunity Readiness Program 2022-23
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 to $250,000).
February 9, 2022
Environmental Technician Certificate Program
A five-week, 200-hour accredited, ‘hands on’ certificate training program effectively produces graduates that address the Canada-wide demand for certified environmental monitors.
Intake has started for the February 2022 course.
Foundations for Professional Communications
First Nations Public Service Secretariat and the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology is offering this course, at no-cost to participants, 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
Application Deadline: March 3, 2022