Currently Recruiting

These are projects for which we are currently recruiting clients. If you are interested please contact Métis Employment Services at 1-888-48-MÉTIS as soon as possible, as deadlines apply.

Métis Youth DJ & Music Production

Project Type: Youth
Location: Central Region
Start Dates: August 22 - 26, 2016
Application Deadline: August 5, 2016
Description:

DREAMING OF A CAREER IN MUSIC?
If you’re a Métis youth between the ages of 15-17, and interested in a career in music, Rupertsland Institute and Night Vision Music Academy have a 5-day camp for you.
Get valuable hands-on learning, as well as exposure to careers available within the industry.
Lunch provided daily, with headphones to keep, and a possible stipend.
Apply today!

Business Administration Program

Project Type: Skills Development
Location: Central Region
Start Dates: September 19, 2016 – January 27, 2017
Application Deadline: September 5, 2016
Description:

EMPLOYERS ARE SEEKING OFFICE ADMINISTRATORS. ARE THEY LOOKING FOR YOU?!
Rupertsland Institute and NAIT have partnered to provide you with everything you need to find success in the office administration field.
Get the skills, knowledge and on the job training you need to get noticed, and get hired.

Light Equipment Safety Ticket Training

Project Type: Skills Development
Location: Central Region
Application Deadline: Ongoing Intakes
Description:

STAY CERTIFIED! STAY WORKING!
Rupertsland Institute and Fast Labour Solutions have partnered to provide you with the light equipment training to work within the warehouse or construction industry.
Intakes are ongoing, so apply today!

Turn Being Creative Into A Career

Project Type: Youth
Location: Calgary, AB
Start Dates: July 25 – 28, 2016
Application Deadline: July 8, 2016
Description:

Presented by the Evans Hunt Group

Learn how to be a modern day “Mad Man” with this 4-day workshop on advertising and marketing presented by the Evans Hunt Group, a leading advertising and marketing company in Calgary. 

This program is for creative-minded students wondering how to turn their love of sketching, painting, social media, writing, or making websites into a career. Through presentations and hands-on workshops, Students will learn about:
• Social media marketing
• How to develop creative ideas
• How to make websites
• Brainstorming 101
• Essentials of ad campaigns

Students will be provided with laptops to work with. Students successfully completing the course with full attendance will receive an honorarium of $300 Rupertsland Institute.

Metis Entrepreneurship Workshops

Project Type: Youth
Location: Rocky Mountain House
Lethbridge
Edson
Peace River
Lloydminster
Start Dates: Rocky Mountain House - May 11 & 12
Lethbridge - May 18 & 19
Edson - May 25 & 26
Peace River - June 1 & 2
Lloydminster - June 8 & 9
Description:

Do you have a business idea that you’d like to pursue? Do you need help expanding your existing business?
This free, two-day workshop will help you develop your business idea and improve business opportunities, exploring topics such as:
- Entrepreneurship
- Market opportunities
- Commercial viability
- Financing
- Risk management
- Business plans
- Financial analysis
- Grants and other funding

This workshop is provided free of charge through a partnership between the Rupertsland Institute, Apeetogosan Métis Development and Ballad Consulting Group.

Breakfast and lunch are provided for all attendees and one lucky participant from each session will win an iPad!

Preregistration is required. Register today: www.abentrepreneur.ca or 1-855-295-7180

Music Production & DJ Summer Camp

Project Type: Youth
Location: Calgary, AB
Start Dates: July 25 - 29, 2016
Application Deadline: July 8, 2016
Description:

Presented by BeatDrop

This 5-day camp provides students an understanding of the fundamentals of music production and DJ skills. By the end of the course, students will be ready to showcase and perform their songs for their peers. Because of the small class size and open learning environment, each student receives ample personal attention and comes away with a working knowledge of producing with Ableton and DJ’ing with Turntables.

This program is for students looking to learn how to
• produce different genres of electronic music
• set up DJ equipment
• produce beats and develop ideas
• DJ and beat match

Students will learn on industry-standard equipment, and will gain understanding about how musicians and artists are creating careers from their music and art. Prior DJ or musical experience is not required. Students successfully completing the course will receive an honorarium of $300

Class 1 Driver Training

Project Type: Skills Development
Location: Central Region
Description:

PUT THE HAMMER DOWN AND CRUISE YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS AS A CLASS 1 TRUCK DRIVER
Métis clients will receive the following training:

- Air brake endorsement
- Professional Driver’s Improvement course
- Pre-trip coupling/uncoupling
- Cargo securement and weights & dimensions
- Log books
- In-truck training
- On-the-job training
- Standard First Aid
- TDG
- WHMIS

Clients maybe eligible to receive income support during training. Accommodations may be provided for those meeting the requirements.

Ongoing Intakes — Apply Today!

Entry Level Employability Skill Training Program

Project Type: Skills Development
Location: Central Region
Start Dates: October 11, 2016
Description:

EmployAbilities in partnership with Rupertsland Institute
have a 24 week program designed for you.

Classes Monday – Thursday 8:45 AM — 4:00 PM

Job Readiness Training Includes:
- Teamwork
- Work Culture
- Job Search Techniques
- First Aid/CPR/WHMIS Certification

Computer Training Includes:
- Keyboarding
- Windows 7
- Office Suite 2010

Program Special Features:
- 230 Hours Microsoft Office
- 230 Hours Essential Job Skills
- 140 Hours Work Experience

General Education Diploma - Safety Tickets to Construction Training

Project Type: Skills Development
Location: Central Region
Start Dates: July 4 - September 16, 2016
Application Deadline: June 24, 2016
Description:

PREP FOR SUCCESS
Rupertsland Institute is looking for Métis people 18 years or older with less than a grade 12 education, pursuing employment in the construction field.
Participants will receive General Education Diploma (GED) exam preparation, take the GED exam, get safety tickets, and 120 hours of Construction Job Placement.
Successful participants will receive their General Education Diploma, and all necessary safety tickets to work within construction or industry employment.
Apply Today!!!

Taste of the Trades Summer Camp

Project Type: Youth
Location: Region NW
Start Dates: July 3 – 9, 2016
Description:

INTERESTED IN THE TRADES?
Métis youths, ages 15-17 will be provided an opportunity to experience the trades in a hands-on learning environment. Stay on the GPRC Fairview Campus.
Program Runs: July 3 –9, 2016
Space is limited, so apply today!

Eco & Adventure Tourism

Project Type: Youth
Start Dates: July 23 – Aug 4, 2016
Application Deadline: July 4, 2016
Description:

LEAD THE ADVENTURE WITH A CAREER IN ECO TOURISM
Métis youths, ages 17-20, will receive practical preparation to pursue a career or further education in the Eco & Adventure Tourism field. 
Earn $1,200.00 upon successful completion of this program. Top participant may receive an award of $1,000.00 to assist with post-secondary education. 
Space is limited. Apply today!

Environmental Career Program

Project Type: Youth
Location: Provincial Recruiting
Start Dates: August 10 – 25, 2016
Application Deadline: July 22, 2016
Description:

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?
This program is for Métis youth, ages 15-17.  Gain exposure to environmental careers, participate in canoeing, work experience and so much more.  Receive $1,000 upon successful completion!  Space is limited.  Apply today!

Class 1 Driver Training

Project Type: Skills Development
Location: Central Region
Start Dates: Ongoing Intakes
Description:

PUT THE HAMMER DOWN AND CRUISE YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS AS A CLASS 1 TRUCK DRIVER
Métis clients will receive the following training:
- Log books
- In-truck training
- On-the-job training
- Standard First Aid
- TDG
- WHMIS
- Air brake endorsement
- Professional Driver’s Improvement course
- Pre-trip coupling/uncoupling
- Cargo securement and weights & dimensions

Clients maybe eligible to receive income support during training. Accommodations may be provided for those meeting the requirements.
Ongoing Intakes — Apply Today!

Trade Winds To Success

Project Type:
Start Dates: Ongoing Intakes
Description:

This 16 week Pre-Apprenticeship Program will provide the skills and knowledge to start a career in the trades.
- Boilermakers
- Carpenters
- Electricians
- Ironworkers
- Millwrights
- Plumbers
- Steam/
- Pipefitters
- Welders
- Insulators

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Youth Programs

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