Welcome parents and guardians! Here you will find resources of interest to First Nations parents that will support and promote health careers to either your younger child or older one.

This section has information on:

General Educational Tips

Leadership Strategy for Resilience
Three professional development modules for educators, students, parents and the community to support building capacity to foster resilience in a school, system and community.

Native Parents Rights and Responsibilities
As Parents, to Help Our Child Succeed in School, We Must Exercise These Rights...

The guidance oriented school, Guide for Parents
Information for parent's on Quebec's guidance-oriented school system.

Canadian Mathematical Society
The Canadian Mathematical Society promotes the advancement, discovery, learning and application of mathematics in Canada.

Career Planning

Focus on the Future Career Planning Begins at Home
This handbook has been written to encourage parents and children to begin thinking about and discussing career exploration.

Take Our Kids to Work Day
Take Our Kids to Work™ day, where students spend the day in the workplace of a parent, relative, or friend.

Working in Canada Tool
Discover this and the truth behind hundreds of other jobs with the Working in Canada Tool. Knowing what a job is all about is one of the first steps to narrowing down your choices of future careers.

Health Career Resources-Younger Children

Anishinabek Health Careers Colouring Book
Children's health careers colouring book.

Petpourri: Activity 1
To promote veterinary medicine to children.

Health Career Resources

Stepping Stones to Pursuing a Career in Health
This booklet was designed to be a user friendly resource to assist Anishinabek students in taking one of their first steps – deciding on a program - that will lead them to a health career.

Voices of Community Health Representatives
Community Health Representatives (CHRs) from across Canada tell their personal stories/experiences as a community health worker in a First Nation or Inuit community.

Post Secondary Institute of Ontario: Health Studies Program Guide
This resource is a snap shot of the various health programs offered at the time of research.

First Nations Health Careers Guide (PDF)
Brief descriptions of various health careers with personality traits, trends, earnings, education, pre-requisites, and additional information.

Nutrition Related Career Options
Employment Options for Students Interested in Nutrition Related Careers.

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Health Careers Resources for First Nations Parents

Contact Us

c/o Ontario Native Education Counselling
Association P.O. Box 220, 37 A Reserve Road,
Naughton, Ontario P0M 2M0

Phone: 705-692-2999 Fax: 705-692-9998
Email: oneca@oneca.com