This resource, Employment Handbook for First Nations Schools, is intended to provide suggestions for defining employment needs, recruiting new employees, and implementing practices that will support the retention of high quality staff.

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The Handbook includes ideas and suggestions for First Nations schools in BC regarding their personnel policies and practices. The Handbook also includes a general discussion of a variety of topics and issues, as well as sample policies, forms and letters. In all cases, the samples are intended as ideas and suggestions, and they can and should be adapted and changed to reflect the unique circumstances of each school.

This 2013 edition of the Employment Handbook represents a significantly updated version of a document originally published in 1997, and subsequently updated in 2006.

The Handbook was also informed by an FNSA-sponsored Workshop on Effective Hiring Practices, facilitated by Mr. Ron Pound who worked with Make a Future BC in November 2012. The FNSA appreciates the expertise shared during that event.