Bonnie-Jean Buffie


Bachelors in Child & Youth Care (University of Victoria): Masters of Public Administration (University of Victoria),

Bonnie-Jean has worked as a Child and Youth Care Professional for the past 20+ years in a variety of capacities including: school-based and police-based counselling, residential care, and addictions and mental health services. She has a particular interest in collaborative community development and supporting the practice of healthy holistic practice in the field.  Bonnie has been an instructor in the CYC Program at VIU since 2003 and continues to work with children, youth and families in non-profit organizations with a focus on spirituality, mental health and addictions. When not teaching she can be found in the outdoors with her own family camping, hiking or kayaking.