- Aboriginal status, Non-status or Inuit youth (15-29 years old) residing in the NE BC ENAS service area.
- Have a valid Social Insurance Number (SIN)
- Full-time students at a junior or senior high school, or at a post-secondary institution during the preceding academic year who intend to return to school full-time in the next academic year.
- Assist the cook with the preparation of elders meals
- Prepping and cleaning the kitchen under the cook’s direction
- Work alongside the finance department in learning new finance skills; invoicing, balancing accounts
- Work alongside the events planning coordinator to assist in organizing and executing events, create even timelines and budgets
- Work alongside the administrative coordinator managing the daily tasks of the band office; answering phones, sorting mail
- Assist the cultural coordinator and the cultural lead with activities throughout the summer
- Learn new skills from the cultural coordinator that can be shared with others in the future
- Attend meetings with elders and community leaders to learn about traditional practises
- Take pictures of daily cultural activities and post to social media accounts
Community Youth Student Leader
- Responsible to help plan, organize, and supervise the participants of the culture summer camp
- Activities will include day camps, hiking, fishing, cultural arts and crafts, harvesting traditional foods, and meeting with elders
- Work alongside the cultural coordinator and the cultural lead to implement activities during the cultural summer school
- Attend community events and the culture camp and assist children, adults, and elders where needed.
Interested students, please call or text your names and contact information to Leah, 250-775-1180.
The Program will run for 6 weeks starting July 3, 2023, and ending August 11, 2023. We will be offering some ticket training to participating students. Dates to be determined.