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Work with RLI

Rupertsland Institute (RLI) is an affiliate of the Métis Nation of Alberta with a mandate in the areas of education, research and training. RLI strives to be an employer of choice in Alberta by offering flexibility, opportunities for professional development, advancement and a culture of excellence.

Please browse our current opportunities and forward your resumé, including cover letter, to
Attention: Kathleen Tilley at employment@rupertsland.org

Employment Counsellor – Online Services - Grande Prairie

Posted: March 29, 2019

Rupertsland Institute, an affiliate of the Métis Nation of Alberta, is seeking an Employment Counsellor in our Online Services department working out of our Grande Prairie 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.

RCMR Administrator – Faculty of Native Studies - Edmonton

Posted: March 28, 2019

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.

Manager – Métis Training to Employment - Peace River, High Prairie or Grande Prairie

Posted: February 7, 2019

Rupertsland Institute (RLI), an affiliate of the Métis Nation of Alberta, is seeking a regional Manager for its Métis Training to Employment Services (MTES) division based out of Peace River, High Prairie, or Grande Prairie with responsibility for the North West regional offices. With service locations that include southern Alberta, RLI is a federally funded province-wide organization that designs and delivers training and education services to over 100,000 Alberta Métis.

Assistant Manager – Métis Training to Employment - Edmonton

Posted: February 7, 2019

Rupertsland Institute, an affiliate of the Métis Nation of Alberta, is seeking an Assistant Manager for our Edmonton 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.

Alberta Metis Education Council (AMEC) Volunteer Council Member (3-year term)

Posted: September 5, 2018

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.

Board of Governors Appointment - Edmonton, AB

Posted: July 18, 2018

The Rupertsland Institute Métis Centre of Excellence, an affiliate of the Métis Nation of Alberta, is seeking two distinguished Métis professionals to serve as volunteers on the Institute’s Board of Governors. The appointments are a three-year term.

Request for Proposals – Delivery of Community Consultations - Various

Posted: June 7, 2018

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.