Currently Recruiting

These are projects for which we that 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 Leadership Program

Project Type: Youth
Location: Provincial Recruitment
Start Dates: August 4 – December 16, 2015
Application Deadline: July 13, 2015
Description:

HAVE THE EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME!
Are you a Métis youth, between 18-30? Do you seek a greater connection to your community?
Through volunteering you will learn to lead and connect to your community while you gain valuable employment skills and exposure to post-secondary education.

Entrepreneurial Arts for Metis Youth

Project Type: Youth
Start Dates: Aug 31, 2015 - Jan 28, 2016
Application Deadline: August 14, 2015
Description:

BE YOUR OWN BOSS!
If you’re a Métis youth 15 - 17 years old and interested in learning how to run your own business, this program from Rupertsland Institute and Aboriginal Arts Council of Alberta may be for you!
Learn about entrepreneurship while you create and market traditional crafts.

Outdoor Leadership Practicum

Project Type: Youth
Location: Provincial Recruitment
Start Dates: July 25 – Aug 25, 2015
Application Deadline: July 3, 2015
Description:

ARE YOU READY TO LEAD?
Have you attended the Environmental Career Program?  If you’re between 17-21 years old and are ready to upgrade your skills while earning a wage, this program may be for you!
Build upon the skills you learned at the Environmental Career Camp.  Learn to lead future campers while you earn a wage.

Truck Transport Class 1-3

Project Type: Skills Development
Location: Bonnyville, AB
Start Dates: June 22 – July 31, 2015
Application Deadline: June 6, 2015
Description:

SHIFT YOUR CAREER INTO HIGH GEAR WITH CLASS 1/3 DRIVER TRAINING
Métis Training to Employment Services is seeking unemployed or employment threatened Métis 18 years or older who are interested in working in the transportation industry.
The Métis Truck Transport Class 1/3 Program will provide you with training for Class 1 or Class 3 licence certification, as well as S Endorsement. In addition, successful participants will receive safety certification and subsidized driver’s medical.
Space is limited, so apply today!

Métis Emergency Services 2015

Project Type: Skills Development
Location: Central Region
Start Dates: October 1 – November 20, 2015
Application Deadline: September 10, 2015
Description:

ARE YOU HERO MATERIAL?
Are you Métis 18 to 30 years of age?  Do you want to gain the skills, knowledge, and physical fitness to prepare you to apply for a career as a Professional Firefighter, Police Officer, or Emergency Medical Responder at most major departments in Alberta?
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!

Transition to Post-Secondary

Project Type: Youth
Location: Central Region
Start Dates: July 6 - 10, 2015
Application Deadline: June 22, 2015
Description:

TAKE THE FIRST STEPS ON YOUR JOURNEY TO A HIGHER EDUCATION
“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” – Malcolm X

If you’re a Métis Youth in Grade 10 - 12 this program may be for you.

Attend a five day post-secondary experience while staying in residence at MacEwan University.  Learn what it means to be a University student, how to apply for school, learn to budget as a student, career exploration, mentorship, leadership, cultural teachings and much more.

This program is offered by MacEwan University.

Safety Certification and Training Program

Project Type: Skills Development
Location: Central Region
Start Dates: June 22 - Aug 14, 2015
Application Deadline: June 5, 2015
Description:

LET US HELP YOU SECURE THE SKILLS TO WORK IN A CHALLENGING CAREER
If you’re a Métis over the age of 18 and have a strong interest in working in the construction industry, this program may be for you.
After four weeks in the classroom you’ll learn valuable skills, gain knowledge, and get training and certification in a wide variety of areas.
After the classroom you’ll have the opportunity to participate in 120 hours of facilitated work experience in the construction industry.
Space is limited, so apply today!

Environmental Career Program

Project Type: Youth
Location: Provincial Recruiting
Start Dates: July 25 – August 25, 2015
Application Deadline: July 3, 2015
Description:

EXPERIENCE THE OUTDOORS LIKE YOU NEVER HAVE BEFORE!
Are you a Métis youth between the ages of 15 and 17 returning to school in the fall? Do you enjoy the outdoors? Have you considered an environmental career? Would you like to earn a wage while you gain valuable employment skills and experience?
If so, contact your local Métis Training to Employment Services office for more details about this exciting program.
Space in this program is limited, so apply today!

Exploring Culinary Opportunities

Project Type: Youth
Location: Provincial Recruitment
Start Dates: July 18 – 24, 2015
Application Deadline: July 3, 2015
Description:

LEARN THE BASICS OF COOKING WHILE ENJOYING THE GREAT OUTDOORS
Are you a Métis youth between the ages of 15 and 17 returning to school in the fall? Do you enjoy the outdoors? Have you considered a career in the culinary arts? Would you like to gain valuable employment skills and experience?
If so, contact your local Métis Training to Employment Services office for more details about this exciting program.
Space in this program is limited, so apply today!

Employability Skills Training

Project Type: Skills Development
Location: Edmonton, AB
Application Deadline: Ongoing Intakes
Description:

LEARN TO EARN WITH MÉTIS EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS TRAINING
Do you have trouble securing and maintaining long-term employment?  Do you have barriers that have been holding you back? Get the skills you need to secure and keep meaningful employment in today’s job market.
In this 24-week training program, presented by EmployAbilities, you will learn computer skills and will benefit from a 3 week job readiness program.
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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