Prince George Native Friendship Center
  • 06-Sep-2023 to 06-Oct-2023 (PST)
  • Prince George, BC, CAN
  • Full-Time / Part-Time / Casual

The Prince George Native Friendship Centre (PGNFC) delivers programs and services through a lens of reconciliation, as we have been doing since the inception of the PGNFC for the past 50+ years. A key component of this journey is ensuring the voices of each person is heard and included in our trauma informed and culturally dynamic approach; this perspective is critical to reconciliation. We respect and honour people's stories as they share their experiences, perspectives, and beliefs in the direction we are taking as an organization; we view this as a strengths-based process, where we build upon the multitude and diversity of existing strengths.

Prince George Native Friendship Centre

"We are a dynamic and compassionate team facilitating individual, family, and community growth, well-being and mutual understanding through the "power of friendship".

You are passionate about supporting our youth, to heighten their abilities towards independent living, employment readiness, and health & social development.

Come join our team as a:

Young Adult Life Skills Coach - My Way

(Full and Part Time)

The Prince George Native Friendship Centre requires individuals with an extensive knowledge of health and social determinants impacting vulnerable people. The May Way Life Skills Coach(s) provides supervision, direction, and support to the young adults engaging in the My Way Program. The Life Skills Coach is expected to provide young adults with the opportunity to heighten their abilities and demonstrate their capabilities in relation to independent living, employment readiness, job search, and social development. This added program area is designed to assist 19-29 through adulthood by building on-going supports and further develop independent living situations. This program provides young adults with effective hands on life skill trainings essential for self-reliance as an adult. The successful candidate(s) will report directly to the Team Leader.

The successful candidate must possess the following qualifications:

  • Social Services Diploma or related post secondary education and/or combined experience;
  • Willingness and ability to work with at-risk adults;
  • Awareness of community services, resources, and systems;
  • Teach and model effective techniques and interventions;
  • Experience in working with Indigenous groups/communities in a cultural context;
  • Certification: First Aid, Class 4 Driver's License, Crisis Prevention Intervention, Suicide Intervention, Food Safe; and
  • Ability to undergo a successful criminal record search.

The range of duties is varied, but at a minimum will include:

  • Direct client support;
  • Assist in facilitation of job readiness, life skills, certificate training;
  • Coordinating with internal/external community resources;
  • Supporting and advocating for client centered issues; and
  • Other duties, as required.

To apply for this position, please visit our website at to submit a resume and cover letter by September 24, 2023

Prince George Native Friendship Center

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