First Nations Employment Services

"To Provide culturally appropriate health and social programs and services for all people"

First Nations Employment Services

First Nations Employment Services is a program designed to increase the employability and employment rate of First Nations people in the North Okanagan area.

Services are delivered in a safe, supportive environment and include: employment counselling, training and education opportunities, life skills, advocacy, career exploration, resume/cover letter writing, support groups and community referrals.

We are passionate about supporting people in creating opportunities so that they can reach their personal goals and dreams. Let us help you to prepare for your Employment journey!

We Provide Services:

Pre employment

  • Barriers to employemnt
  • Life Skills
  • Cultural awareness and Pride
  • Literacy Issues
  • Career assessment

Employment Skills

  • Communication
  • Problem solving
  • Positive attitude
  • Responsibility
  • Adaptability
  • Working with others


  • Short term training for certificates such as Food Safe, H2S Alive, First Aid, etc
  • Upgrading
  • Trades Training
  • Post Scondary education
  • Funding options

Employment Opportunity

  • Resume Writing
  • Computer lab / Job Search
  • Interview skills
  • Labour Market Reasearch
  • Work Place Training
  • Referral for Self Employment
  • Support and follow up

Other Services

  • Employment counselling
  • Support and Encouragment
  • Advocacy
  • Computer/internet
  • Phone/Fax
  • Job Board
  • Message Board
  • Resource centre
  • Drop-in Services
  • Referral

First Nations Employment Services

2904 – 29th Ave
Vernon, BC V1T 1Y7
Phone: (778) 475-5584
Fax: (855) 319-6110

Funded by OTDC & Service Canada
For more information on our programs visit us at

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