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

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

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

Metis Employment Supports Program

Do you have a job lined up but the employer requires you to have workboots, tools, or a short course before you can start? The Métis Employment Supports Program can help. This Program provides: Required work equipment and/or attire Tuition and books for short term training such as safety certification Assistance with travel to your … Continue reading

Metis Targeted Wage Subsidy Program

If you have skills but lack work experience in your area of interest, and need an employer to give you a chance, the Rupertsland Institute can help with their Metis Targeted Wage Subsidy program. They give your employer a wage subsidy of up to 50% of your wages for a maximum of six months (or one year in the case … 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

Alberta Works “Edmonton Jobs” Facebook Page

EXPLORE Opportunities with Edmonton Jobs: -Access current job opportunities – Learn about free job fairs and training programs – Discover employers who are hiring – Use our employment support tools Create Opportunities with Edmonton Jobs: – Post Job ads for free – Advertise Upcoming Career Fairs – Discover resources to help attract and retain employees