Background

MTE Partnerships

Health Sciences Transition Projects

Partners

NAIT, Alberta Health Services

Dates

2007 - Ongoing

Description

To provide the necessary academic prerequisites for most post secondary health sciences programs. Clients receive safety certification, inoculations, employability skill sand an opportunity to job shadow a professional in the career of interest. Participants who achieve prerequisites by midterm are conditionally accepted to a health sciences program without meeting quota requirements pending successful completion of program components.


Syncrude Aboriginal Trades Preparation Program

Partners

Syncrude, AEI, ATC

Dates

2009 - Ongoing

Description

To provide training to Métis People from the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo interested in working in trades, upgrading their education and meeting the qualifications to be a Syncrude employee.


PTI Camp Cook Project

Partners

PTI, AEII

Dates

January 2010 - Ongoing

Description

To provide participants with employable skills in the camp cooking field to secure full-time employment and apprenticeship opportunities with PTI Group Ltd. or companies actively operating in northern Alberta and area.


Community Futures, Wood Buffalo Region

Partners

Community Futures Wood Buffalo

Dates

April 2009 - Ongoing

Description

To provide itinerate services to the Métis community in the Wood Buffalo region twice a month (1st and 3rd Thursday of every month)


Conklin Community Association

Partners

Conklin Community Association

Dates

June 2000 - Ongoing

Description

To provide itinerate services to the Métis community in the Conklin area once a week (every Wednesday)


Kids in the Hall

Partners

HRSDC, United Way Grants Alberta, Children Services, Butler Foundation, Mutart Foundation, Kipness Foundation

Dates

2003 - Ongoing

Description

To help at risk youth 16-24 gain knowledge and skills necessary for success in an educational or employment setting. Youth entering the program typically come from unstable homes and have many barriers including: addictions, homelessness, cognitive impairments, victims of abuse, criminal/gang involvement, minimal educational achievement or low self esteem/sense of worth.


The Workplace

Partners

The Workplace

Dates

September 2008 - Ongoing

Description

Partnership that provides employment services at one location.


Aboriginal Student Job Shadow

Partners

Grande Prairie Regional College, Alberta Employment and Immigration, Northern Alberta Development Council, Alberta Health Services, Aquaterra, Devon, City of Grande Prairie, Petrowest, Weyerhauser, Western Cree Tribal Council, Ainsworth

Dates

March 2009 - Ongoing

Description

Partner with organizations in Grande Prairie to provide youth with job shadow opportunities within their organizations.


Tradewinds to Success

Partners

HRSDC, AEI, Oteenow, Community Futures Treaty 7, Carpenters #1325, Millwright #1460, Electrician #424, Pipefitters #488, Boilermakers #146, Ironworkers #720

Dates

2006 - Ongoing

Description

To provide aboriginal people with career decision making and preparation to find employment as a first year apprentice within the following trade clusters; boilermaker, ironworker, carpenter, pipefitters/steamfitter, plumber, electrician, or millwright.


Aboriginal Junior Forest Rangers

Partners

Sustainable Resource Development

Dates

July 2005 - Ongoing

Description

To partner with Sustainable Resource Development to deliver exposure within the Forestry career sector to youth in Fort Vermillion.


Oil & Gas Land Administration Program

Partners

AEII, Community Futures Treaty 7, SAIT

Dates

April 2006 - Ongoing

Description

To provide a 31 week program to train individuals as oil and gas land administrators. Students receive an overview of the petroleum industry and introduction to land practices including mineral lease documentation and surface land practices. Students receive training in office procedures, business communications and common software programs used in land administration.


SAAMIS Employment & Training

Partners

SAAMIS Employment & Training, AEII, Community Futures Treaty 7

Dates

2006 - Ongoing

Description

To provide culturally appropriate employment services to the Aboriginal community in Medicine Hat and surrounding areas. These services assist clients in their efforts to upgrade labour market skills and to achieve self-sufficiency in the labour market. It is expected that the target groups as outlined under the ASETS be considered in all programs and services offered.


Bow Valley College Upgrading

Partners

Bow Valley College, Bands & AEII, Advanced Education EPE Funding

Dates

April 2006 - Ongoing

Description

The program offers Academic upgrading and college prep; Skills for working, learning and living; Career Goal clarification and employment preparation; Computer applications; Employment credentials; Aboriginal Culture.


Administrative Office Technology Certificate Training

Partners

Medicine Hat College, AEII, Community Futures Treaty 7, SAAMIS Employment & Training

Dates

April 2007 - Ongoing

Description

This program includes workplace skill development and comprehensive skill activities for individuals who are seeking employment in administrative positions. This training provides students with the opportunity to receive an Alberta Education High School Equivalency Diploma which can lead to enhanced employment opportunities or qualify for further learning.


Alberta Aboriginal Achievement Awards

Partners

CTV, NAIT, CFWE, HRSDC

Dates

2005 - Ongoing

Description

The Aboriginal Achievement Awards will be held to recognize and promote aboriginal youth role models.


Exploring College and Career Options Conference

Partners

Macewan University, NAIT, Norquest College

Dates

2007 - Ongoing

Description

This youth conference provides hands on workshops in selected career areas and encourage youth to stay in school and pursue a post secondary education.


Engineering Technology Transition

Partners

Dow Chemical, Telus, ATCO Electric, Imperial Oil

Dates

October 2010 - Ongoing

Description

To provide Métis youth with employability skills and intense upgrading in math, physics and chemistry. Successful students will be able to enter any Engineering Technology or University program in Alberta. Housing is included for youth from outside Edmonton. Delivered by NAIT.


Environment Career Youth Camp

Partners

Inroads Mountain Sports

Dates

2004 - Ongoing

Description

To provide Métis youth with career exposure in environmental areas, fish & wildlife officer, forest technician, ecotourism guide and park warden careers. Provide safety certifications; provide Alberta High School Career & Technology study credits related to environment & work experience.


International Youth Internship

Partners

Ghost River Rediscovery

Dates

2005 - Ongoing

Description

To provide six international youth placements to develop employment skills and leadership skills. Share and promote their culture with indigenous host communities.

 
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