Youth

First Nations and Inuit youth between the ages of 15-30, living on reserve, who are preparing to enter the job market, may be eligible to access the First Nations and Inuit Youth Employment Strategy (FNIYES).

The FNIYES is part of the Government of Canada's Youth Employment Strategy (YES). FNIYES includes four programs:

  • First Nations and Inuit Youth Work Experience Program
  • First Nations and Inuit Science and Technology
  • First Nations and Inuit Student Summer Employment Opportunities
  • Career Promotion and Awareness

The FNIYES is administered in BC by the First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC)  . For more information, please contact FNESC  .

Seventh Generation Club

The Seventh Generation Club   is for First Nations students in British Columbia. The club supports First Nation youth to envision their future by recognizing their own energy, their culture, and the teamwork needed to succeed. Seventh Generation encourages students to make healthy choices, participate in their community, and stay in school.

For more information on the Seventh Generation Club, contact:

Telephone: 604-925-6087
Toll free: 1-877-422-3672