The Friendship Centre movement is built on community support, trust, strong leadership, tradition and faith and is mandated to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal Peoples throughout Canada. Located in Victoria BC, the BCAAFC is the umbrella association for 25 Friendship Centres throughout the Province of British Columbia.
“The new Urban Aboriginal Strategy [UAS] is a strategic framework implemented by the Department of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada [AANDC] to address urban Aboriginal issues in the multijurisdictional and multi-stakeholder environment of Canada’s urban centres.
Here in British Columbia the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) is administering the Community Capacity Support (CCS) program and the Urban Partnerships (UP) program.
The BCAAFC has forwarded initial payments to CCS approved agencies but is now waiting for AANDC to sign the contract for the UP program before moving ahead.
Please watch our website for further updates.
TEAM BC makes history at 2014 North American Indigenous Games
Regina, SK - Team BC has made history at the Regina 2014 North American Indigenous Games (2014 NAIG). They are the first team in the history of the Games to win both the Overall Team Title and the John Fletcher Spirit Award. The John Fletcher Spirit Award is presented to the contingent that best demonstrates the spirit of teamwork, fair play, respect and integrity throughout the NAIG competition week. Read more ......
The BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) is seeking a full-time Accounting Assistant to the Financial Controller. This person is a member of the Financial, Administration and Information Systems Team and will report to the BCAAFC Controller and senior management team. This position will suit someone willing to take on a variety of challenges and opportunities and play an integral role in the continued growth and expansion of the Association. [....]
DEADLINE: Friday August 15th, 2014 at 4pm PST. Click here for more details.