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The Canadian Native Friendship Centre has been Edmonton's urban Indigenous hub since 1962. This organization is well established and connected in the community offering many diverse resources and services, as well as advocacy and outreach supports for their members. 


Student Parent Support Worker

The Pathways to Education program is seeking a vibrant Student Parent Support Worker who will work with Jr/Sr High school students in the Edmonton region: helping young people and their families by providing students with supports to help them graduate high school and seek  higher education. They will do this by working with a team of compassionate and motivated people that will provide; weekly tutoring, flexible and personalized mentoring, access to financial incentives and scholarship funding, as well as ongoing advocacy to successfully engage the student and their family, school program, and community.

Candidates must have:        

  • Bachelor of Education degree and/or equivalent experience/training.     
  • Clear Criminal/vulnerable sector check, and CYIM Check.
  • Class 5 Drivers License.
  • Knowledge of Indigenous Culture, History, and Truth and Reconciliation.
  • Strong Classroom management skills.
  • Strong committed Team-player.
  • Open to learning Cultural Knowledge and Land Based Teachings.
  • Skilled in Computer software and applications.

Please send Resume with Cover Letter to: or mail to 11728- 95 Street Edmonton, Alberta T5G-1L9

Our Vision

The vision of the Canadian Native Friendship Centre is toward an integrated, self-reliant Indigenous community who participates as urban citizens taking responsibility for their shared condition in a spirit of health, cooperation and wellness within a strong cultural base.

Mission Statement

The mandate of the Canadian Native Friendship Centre is to improve the quality of life of Indigenous people in an urban environment by supporting self-determined activities, encouraging equal access to and participation in Canadian society while respecting Indigenous cultural distinctiveness.

Our Values

  • We respect and recognize the inherent worth of all people regardless of race, creed, or culture, and we promote this view in the community
  • We honor our elders and are guided by their acquired wisdom
  • We encourage and support our youth in their role as future leaders and culture bearers
  • We incorporate our traditional values of respect, honesty, sharing and caring in all our programs and services
  • We strive for transparency in the way we conduct business

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