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Indigenous Youth Career Development

Empower Youth With Confidence, Money Management and Essential Career Building Skills

Are you one of the vibrant Indigenous youths in Canada? If so, you're part of a dynamic population where 46% are under 28 years old. It's a time of possibilities and questions, especially that age-old pondering, "What Am I Going to Do With My Life and Career?"

To prepare Indigenous Youth to become the leaders and innovators of tomorrow, we have created this course specifically tailored for young people between the ages of 16-28 years old.


Embark on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment tailored just for you.

Discover Your Strengths: Uncover your unique talents and envision your future with clarity.

Goal-Setting Mastery: Learn the art of setting and achieving goals using the proven S.M.A.R.T. method.

How to really change your Mindset: Understand how to rewire your thinking for success and overcome obstacles with inspired action.

Business Basics: Equip yourself with essential knowledge and etiquette for the world of business.

Masterful Networking: Cultivate invaluable relationships and open doors to exciting opportunities.


Career Exploration: Explore diverse career paths and discover what resonates with you.


Entrepreneurial Spirit: Tap into your passions and learn how to turn them into thriving ventures.

Seize this opportunity to become the best version of yourself. Enroll now and step into a brighter future filled with confidence, knowledge, and endless possibilities. Your journey to success starts here!




  • Assess one's strengths and build a picture of a desired future 

  • Learn to set and achieve goals through the S.M.A.R.T. goal setting method

  • Understand thinking styles and how to reprogram the brain for a successful mindset

  • Gain tools to overcome obstacles and refocus with inspired action

  • Acquire knowledge on business basics and etiquette

  • Enhance interview skills by selling to strengths and gaining rapport

  • Understand how to manage personal finances, budget, repair/build credit and save/invest for a healthy financial future

  • Learn how to access passions that could become a commercially profitable venture

  • Gain networking skills and build relationships that can open doors

  • Learn about various career choices that are in-demand locally 

  • Access business resources specific to Indigenous career advancement

  • Gain knowledge on how to become an entrepreneur and start a business

This is an excellent opportunity for Indigenous Youth to learn essential confidence building, money management, and career exploration skills while also becoming more comfortable with presenting and public speaking.


Alicia Nahanee

Youth Participant

Squamish Nation Valley


"Loa is a wonderful instructor. She did a great job teaching our group, she also made us feel very comfortable while presenting.


I now believe I could start and run my own successful business in the future, because of this workshop. I would highly recommend this workshop and Loa to anyone!"


Investment: $3,200 per nation / organization which includes 8-9 hours of class time over 1 or 2 days, prep and post-work.  Workshop timelines are customized to what will work best for your organization.  Materials, prizes and travel are billed separately. 

Individual entrepreneurs interested in one-to-one training, please email with details on what you would like to learn.

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