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Rupertsland Institute, an affiliate of Métis Nation of Alberta, is seeking a Provincial Disability Consultant for our Edmonton Head Office. With locations across Alberta, Rupertsland Institute develops and delivers programming and services to the Alberta Métis population in relation to the labour market and education assistance.
Rupertsland Institute, an affiliate of the Métis Nation of Alberta, is seeking a Marketing and Public Relations Officer for our Head Office in Edmonton. With locations across Alberta, Rupertsland Institute develops and delivers programming and services to the Alberta Métis population in relation to the labour market and education assistance.
This position has an end date of June 30, 2020 and offers a comprehensive benefits package which can be viewed at: Faculty & Staff Benefits.
The Faculty of Native Studies is devoted to understanding the historical and contemporary relationships between Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal societies in Canada, with reference to the evolving Indigenous societies and cultures locally, nationally and internationally. The Faculty graduates both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students with Bachelor’s degrees in Native Studies, Native Studies and Education, and Native Studies and Environmental Science. The Faculty also offers a new Master of Arts in Native Studies degree and three Certificate Programs: Aboriginal Governance and Partnership (embedded with Degree), Aboriginal Governance and Partnership (nonembedded), and Aboriginal Sport and Recreation (embedded with degree).
Housed in the Faculty of Native Studies, the Rupertsland Centre for Metis Research (RCMR) is an Academic Institute with the central purpose to serve as an expansive research program specifically designed for Métis concerns. A leading priority for the RCMR will include the development of a policy think tank. Additionally, the goals and objectives of the academic research centre include: the formation of local, provincial and national connections with Métis communities, building research capacity to advance Métis-specific research and training and employing student researchers.
The Alberta Métis Education Council (AMEC), an Advisory Council to the Rupertsland Institute (RLI) Board of Governors, is seeking a Volunteer Council Member for a 3-year term. The AMEC’s focus will be the Kindergarten-to-Grade 12 education system in Alberta and the system’s impact on the Métis students attending schools across the province.
Rupertsland Institute (RLI) is a non-profit private company that offers labour market services to eligible Métis people residing in Alberta. RLI is governed by a Board of Governors that includes members of academia, industry, the public sector and the Métis community. RLI’s vision statement is “A skilled, Knowledgeable, Self-Reliant Metis Nation.”
RLI is largely funded federally through the Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy. It provides services to more than 1,000 Metis individuals annually and provides funding for post-secondary education, apprenticeship training and industry based project training.
The Métis Training to Employment Program (MTE) is the Service Delivery Arm of Rupertsland Institute. Its objectives are:
- to identify and promote actions that improve education, skills levels and employment opportunities for Métis people,
- manage and deliver programs that enable Métis individuals to pursue education,
- enhance their skill level,
- and find productive and well-paying occupations and employment.
The MTE Program provides employment services in four regions of the province including Central, South, Northwest and Northeast, regions through a province-wide network of 10 Métis Employment Services (MES) offices. Each office has a range of employment resources, client computers and related equipment and staff who can provide assistance to Metis individuals require job search support or training, MTE also has 2 mobile employment centers that travel to remote locations in Alberta. More information on the programs, services and locations of the Metis Training to Employment program is available on this website.