Resources

Our resource page contains several links to websites that Aboriginal Job Seekers will find useful in their career search. Topics include career change advice, salary negotiating tips, when you should hire a career coach and much more.It is important to remember that internet sites change daily and that some of these resources may not be up-to-date at all times.

Sites may also be temporarily unavailable due to server maintenance or system problems. Your feedback is valuable. If you find a site not in service, or would like to suggest adding another site, send it to us here.

For more information please click on the links below:

 

Resources List

Job Search Tool Kit for Aboriginal Youth

The Job Search Tool Kit for Aboriginal Youth is designed to help you with the job of looking for a job! Finding a job is really a full-time business. It takes effort, dedication and time. And even more, it takes patience. This should give you a good start on the what, where and how of job hunting.

 

Aboriginal Learning Links

A post-secondary resource for BC Aboriginal learners. Aboriginal Learning Links provides organized links to other websites that can help you find information on Financial Support, Child Care, Housing and even Career Planning.

The Employment Counselor is available to assist Aboriginal clients with résumé writing, employment counseling, up-to-date labour market information.

 

Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training was created in 1991 to meet the unique training and employment needs of Aboriginal peoples. Miziwe Biik provides the Greater Toronto Area’s Aboriginal community with training initiatives and employment services.

 

Are you a First Nations or Inuit student interested in post-secondary education? Are you registered for post-secondary studies? Are you trying to find ways to help support your studies? Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) has funding programs that could provide financial assistance for eligible Status Indian and Inuit students to help offset tuition, travel or living expenses.

 

Provides trades training and employment support for women. Includes searchable job database, calendar of events and contact information.

 

Offers resume and cover letter templates to download, writing tips and an interview … On our website you will find more than 250 free resume templates.

 

Preparation for police assessment (including test taking, resume writing and …. You will examine Aboriginal cultural issues and practices as they apply to…

 

Find information about funding sources for northern post-secondary students. Program information, funding criteria, and contacts.

 

These programs support Indigenous members who are unemployed or marginally employed by helping them get the necessary skills and training they need to be successful in the workplace.

 

Workplace Diversity Employment Office – Yukon

First Nation governments may request training for their citizens to fill anticipated vacancies in their government.

 

Bold Eagle

Bold Eagle is a unique summer training and employment program for Aboriginal youth living in Western Canada or Northwestern Ontario that combines military training and Aboriginal cultural awareness.

 

The Canadian Forest Service (CFS) of Natural Resources Canada promotes the sustainable development of Canada’s forests and the competitiveness of the Canadian forest sector. CFS offers jobs to qualified Aboriginal students through its Aboriginal Student Employment Program. It provides candidates with practical and meaningful employment in scientific, technical, or other forestry-related fields.

 

CAHRD offers comprehensive services to job-seekers that can lead directly to employment through job preparation (interview skills, resume workshops, job referrals), or to preparing for employment by accessing further education and training.

 

The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre (nextsteps.org)

Assist Aboriginal youth with career planning; resume writing, job search techniques, interview skills, educational and funding options.

 

ASETS Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy

ASETS is a nationally managed and project-based program that promotes increased participation of Aboriginal people in major economic developments. It achieves this through a collaborative approach of Aboriginal, private-sector, and provincial/territorial partnerships. The program supports multi-year training strategies developed by Aboriginal organizations and industry employers, leading to long-term skilled jobs for Aboriginal people in existing and emerging economic opportunities. It is a proposal driven process.

 

Construction careers are cool. The demand is high. The wages are great and you can earn while you learn. If you think it’s all about hammering nails and pouring cement, think again. Construction is a $130-billion industry that accounts for more than 12% of Canada’s economy. It needs creative, skilled and competitive people in every part of the country. It needs people like you!

 

FNES – First Nations Employment Society

The First Nations Employment Society (FNES) opened in 1999 and is … the ages of 15-18 years and looking for employment or on-the-job training?

 

4 Week Training Program – 2 weeks are completed at Aboriginal Futures Career & Training Centre & 2 weeks are on-the-job training.

 

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