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.    

YOUCAN Edmonton

YOUCAN offers youth programs in Edmonton, including: OUTREACH Relentless Youth Outreach Workers; connecting and building relationships with at-risk youth. EMPLOYABILITY Verto, a 15 week pre-employability skills program for youth (check out the brochure) LEADERSHIP Step Up and Step In, a youth engagement, leadership and empowerment program geared toward the prevention of youth violence and criminal activity. Includes media arts. MENTORING The YOUCAN … Continue reading

REE*START

 REE*START is a John Howard Society youth program that offers: Resources – assistance getting I.D. and training for employment, referrals to services. Education Employment – resumes, employment coaching, job search, interview techniques,  Support – you set the goals, they will support you to achieve them through advocacy and referral. Teaching Advocacy Respect Transition REE*START is open to … 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

Joining the Canadian Forces

Many young people are interested in applying to work with the Canadian Forces. Here is some information from their WEBSITE Who can apply: To apply to the Canadian Forces, you must: 1.Be a Canadian Citizen. 2.Be 17 years of age, with parental consent, or older, except: •Regular Officer Training Plan – Junior applications must be … Continue reading

Rupertsland Institute – MÉTIS

The RUPERTSLAND INSTITUTE offers many services to Metis youth, adults, employers, and community: The Métis Training to Employment Program consisting of: Services for YOUTH Métis Employment Services Programs for YOUTH Employment Training and Special Training Projects Work experience, Career Planning and Personal Development for METIS YOUTH Employer Services, Programs, and Partnerships METIS EMPLOYMENT SERVICES OFFICES … 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

ALIS Career Information Hotline

ALIS (Alberta Learning Information Service) has a Career Information Hotline. where you can get information on: – career planning – job search skills – educational options and funding resources – employer services – occupational descriptions – resume review – referrals 1-800-661-3753 IN EDMONTON: 780.422.4266 Monday – Friday 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. hotline@alis.gov.ab.ca CLICK HERE … Continue reading