Women Building Futures – Trades training for women

Women Building Futures offers various trades training programs for women, including supports (*housing, financial, etc.) and referrals, including admission opportunities specifically focused for Aboriginal students. Check out their information for prospective (potential) students HERE.    

Lokken: Industrial, Apprenticeship, Retail and Hospitality Training

  Lokken helps people make meaningful changes in their lives with training that leads to new career and employment opportunities. They offer training programs including: Industrial; Apprenticeship; Retail; and Hospitality. $$$ FINANCIAL $$$ Assistance is available to those who qualify. Lokken also offers Employment Postings B100, Empire Building,10080 Jasper Ave,Edmonton, ABT5J 1V9 Phone Number: 780.424.3700Toll Free: … Continue reading

Free Professional and Personal Development Classes

Please find a brief list of personal/professional development opportunities for Staff and/or Clients below. If you have questions about the individual courses, please inquire directly with the organization running them. FREE COURSES: Edmonton Public Library Learn4Life (free courses on management, leadership, writing, business, computers, design, writing, etc.) http://www.ed2go.com/l-edmo95361/ Business Group Services (BGS) (free) Career planning, financial literacy, change … Continue reading

Water Wings Employment Readiness Program

Boyle Street Community Services’ Water Wings Employment Readiness Program is designed to prepare individuals for the world of work by improving their employment readiness skills and or helping them to complete educational upgrading, with the end result being greater confidence and competence in society, an increased chance of gaining employment and readiness for further education … Continue reading

What should I do for work? Job and Career Interest Assessments

A good place to start is the ALIS (Alberta Learning Information Service) Website. You have to sign up using an email address to use their online self assessments, but it is worthwhile. ALIS offers: Know Yourself – do computer quizzes that will help you learn about what type of work you would like, what kind … Continue reading

Youth Skills Youth Jobs – Action for Healthy Communities

Get ready to go back to school or get a job! Action for Healthy Communities offers Youth Skills, Youth Jobs: a 15 week program including: Job Development Workplace Safety Computer Literacy Financial Literacy, and Life Skills program The 15 week program is followed by a 6 week work experience placement. Eligibility: 15-30 years old Out of … Continue reading

Métis Entrepreneurial Program

Have you ever thought about starting your own business? We can help turn your dream into reality. The Métis Entrepreneurial Program has been designed to provide self-employment training for those starting a new business or expanding an existing business. The financial contribution may include: Tuition for a self-employment training (usually 16 weeks) Mentoring and support … Continue reading

BGS Youth Ventures Career Success Series

Business Group Services (BGS) Edmonton has a NEW, free educational program for people with mental health and/or addictions concerns who are interested in addressing their barriers to career or education success. The VENTURES Career Success Series is for Individuals, 18 years of age and older, who have identified having barriers to employment/ education success, resulting from … Continue reading

BGS Edmonton – VENTURES Career Success Series

BGS is excited to announce a new service opportunity for Individuals 18 years of age and older, who have identified having barriers to employment/ education success, resulting from Mental Health and Addictions concerns.  As a member of Alberta Health Services Wellness Network, BGS has developed the “VENTURES Career Success Series”. This informative series offers participants … Continue reading