Pre-Employment Supports Program    


The Pre-employment Program (PESP) is an income assistance initiative for individuals that are 19-64 years of age receiving on-reserve Income Assistance.  PESP utilizes a proactive approach that focuses on identifying individual employment readiness, including the work and life skills training they require to find and maintain a job.


Employment & Training opportunities are made available throughout the year to address those unemployed or undertrained who are recipients of Income Assistance.  Services delivered include…

  • Employment Counseling

  • Training

  • Education Opportunities

  • Life Skills

  • Advocacy

  • Career Exploration

  • Resume/Cover Letter Writing,

  • Support Groups, Coaching, Mentoring

  • Community Referrals

  • Mobile Job Fairs ​


Make an Appointment 



  Yale First Nation Employment Postings 

   Employment Bulletin Board located outside YFN Band Office



Education and Training 

Yale First Nation Educational/Training Opportunities 

Educational/Training opportunities Bulletin Board located at YFN Band Office



BC Apprenticeship / Trades


Education Centres 

Seabird College

Agassiz, BC


Native Education College

Vancouver, BC


Indigenous Adult & Higher Learning Association (IAHLA)

West Vancouver, BC


University of the Fraser Valley

Abbotsford & Chilliwack, BC               


Emily Carr University of Fine Art and Design



Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

Vancouver & Merritt, BC


Justice Institute of BC

New Westminster, BC


British Columbia Institute of Technology

Burnaby, BC


Douglas College

New Westminster, BC