Jobs & Training

BC First Nations Forestry Council (FNFC) provides advocacy and support for capacity building and employment for BC First Nations entering the forest sector, with a number of available programs: 

Indigenous Forestry Scholarship Program

BC First Nations Forestry Council's Indigenous Forestry Scholarship Program is designed to provide support for First Nations (status/non-status), Inuit, or Métis Descent students interested in attending full-time studies in a designated post-secondary institution. The program is delivered in partnership with BC Timber Sales (BCTS) and Indigenous Skills and Employment Training Program (ISETP), and provides:

(A) Tuition and living scholarship

(B) Paid summer work-term experience with BC Timber Sales (BCTS) and one-on-one mentorship

(C) Support from your local Indigenous Skills and Employment Training Program (ISETP) centre


Click here to find out more.

BC First Nations Forestry Workforce Strategy

The Workforce Strategy is has been developed as a long-term initiative to increase the participation and success of BC First Nations peoples in the BC forest sector training, careers, employment and self-employment - as forestry employees, managers, and executive staff, and forestry contractors and self-employed entrepreneurs.

Click here to download a copy.

International Aboriginal Youth Internship 2019-2020

The First Nations Forestry Council is working with The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada, Fair Trade Carbon Uganda and Stratosphere International to provide intern opportunities for Canadian Aboriginal youth in Uganda.

This exciting opportunity is for Aboriginal youth to gain international experience in the areas of Environment, Forestry, and Sustainable Development. 

Read more and apply here.