Employment and Training Resources

Organization and Resource Information

All RISE Project Inc. – Babysitter Course

All RISE Project Inc.

Babysitter Course

Program Summary

ALL RISE Project Inc. is a status-blind human service organization focused on developing and delivering community-driven support services centered on traditional Indigenous values that are culturally relevant for all treaty people in urban Regina.

All Rise is Red Cross Training Partner.
 

Eligible Recipients

Open registration.
Fees: Babysitter 8 hours $71.50
 

All RISE Project Inc. – Red Cross First Aid Training

Red Cross First Aid Training

Program Summary

ALL RISE Project Inc. is a status-blind human service organization focused on developing and delivering community-driven support services centered on traditional Indigenous values that are culturally relevant for all treaty people in urban Regina.
All Rise is Red Cross Training Partner.
 

Eligible Recipients

Open registration.
Fees:
First Aid/CPR and AED Certification 16 hours $148.50
First Aid/CPR and AED Certification 8 hours $93.50
 

Dakota Dunes Community Development Corporation – Grant Funding

Dakota Dunes Community Development Corporation

Grant Funding

Program Summary

The Dakota Dunes Community Development Corporation:

  • Allocates grant funding in order to enhance independence and well being of residents of the communities we support;
  • Allocates these funds with fairness, accountability and transparency; and
  • Supports economic development, social development, justice initiatives, educational development, recreation facilities operation and development, senior and youth programs, cultural development, community infrastructure development and maintenance, health initiatives, and other charitable purposes.

Eligible Recipients

Must be part of the catchment area including: Kinistin First Nation, Mistawasis First Nation, Muskeg Lake Cree Nation, Muskoday First Nation, One Arrow First Nation, Whitecap Dakota First Nation, Yellow Quill First Nation, Daystart First Nation, George Gordon First Nation, Kawacatoose First Nation, Muskowekwan First Nation and Fishing Lake First Nation
 

Application Deadline

April 30th
September 30th

 

Contact Information

#200 – 335 Packham Avenue
Saskatoon, SK S7N 4S1
306-956-1799
Fax: 306-956-6141
tkyle@dakotadunescdc.com

Environment & Natural Resources Canada – Science Horizons Youth Internship Program

Environment & Natural Resources Canada

Science Horizons Youth Internship Program

Program Summary

Science Horizons supports green jobs for youth by providing wage subsidies to eligible employers to hire interns in environmental and clean technology sectors.

Since 1997, Science Horizons has supported over 2700 internship opportunities across Canada.

Part of the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy (YES), Science Horizons helps young people gain the skills, abilities, and work experience they need to find and maintain good jobs. YES has a new focus on green jobs for youth, to help young Canadians gain valuable work experience, learn about our natural environment and contribute to economic growth in environmental and clean technology sectors.

Eligible Recipients

Interns must be recent college or university graduates eligible to work in science, technology, engineering or math.

Application Deadline

Various

Indigenous Leadership Development Institute – Indigenous Leadership Initiative

Indigenous Leadership Development Institute

Indigenous Leadership Initiative

Program Summary

The Indigenous Leadership Development Institute Inc. is a non-profit organization established to build leadership capacity in Indigenous people. We are run by Indigenous people and directed by a volunteer board reflecting the diversity of the Indigenous community. This board identifies specific training required to produce able and accomplished Indigenous leaders.

Our training is cutting edge and provided by institutions in Canada and the United States with reputations for delivering world-renowned governance programs. Our commitment is to leaders – typically band chiefs, band councilors, elected Metis leaders, senior management, executives, leaders of Indigenous an non-Indigenous organizations, administrators, youth, women and elders who have identified specific training requirements.

Application Deadline

Ongoing

Contact Information

For more information on the Indigenous Leadership Initiative contact:

The Indigenous Leadership Development Institute Inc.
1075 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3G 0R8
Phone: (204) 940-1700 • Fax: (204) 940-1719
Email: info@ildii.ca

International Minerals Innovation Institute – Diversity and Inclusion Challenge
International Minerals Innovation Institute

Diversity and Inclusion Challenge

Program Summary

The Internal Minerals Innovation Institute is accepting proposals to address the following four challenges in the mining sector:

Challenge 1 – Improving Access to Employment Opportunities in the Minerals Sector Supply Chain for Indigenous Peoples
IMII is seeking innovations in training and/or skills development to better connect employment opportunities for Indigenous peoples in the mineral industry’s contractor community
Challenge 2 – Creating New Opportunities for Indigenous Peoples in the Minerals Sector Workforce
Innovative ways to increase the mineral sectors’ share of available Indigenous talent
Challenge 3 – Promoting Mining Careers to Young Women and Girls by Connecting Earlier in the Talent Pipeline
Innovative opportunities of effecting career choices of young women and girls in relation to careers in mining
Challenge 4 – Increasing the Number of Women in Key Occupations in the Minerals Sector
Innovative approaches to attracting
and retaining women in key occupations
 

Eligible Recipients

Open to all
 

Application Deadline

Applications reviewed quarterly
 

Contact Information

201-112 Research Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
S7N 3R3
306-668-2070
admin@imii.ca

Indigenous Services Canada – Building Operator & Maintenance Training

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)

Building Operator & Maintenance Training

Program Summary

This program provides funding to selected recipients to deliver hands on training to First Nation building maintenance operators at their communities.

Eligible Recipients

The funding is provided as a flex contribution.

Contact Information

For more information:

South First Nations: Contact Indigenous Services Canada Regional Operations (Regina) at (306) 780-5392
North and Central First Nations: Contact Indigenous Services Canada Regional Operations (Prince Albert) at (306) 953-8522

First Nations may also contact their Funding Services Officer directly for a program referral.

Indigenous Services Canada – Fire Protection Training

Fire Protection Training

Program Summary

Program provides funding to SIIT to provide fire protection training to First Nations. Funds cover the costs of a program coordinator and the instructors’ salaries, travel, meals and accommodations based on the Government of Canada rates. It is agreed that by training the fire chiefs, they can then in turn provide training to their volunteers in lieu of formal courses by SIIT when jointly agreed to by the Minister and Institute.

Eligible Recipients

Funding is provided as a fixed contribution.

Contact Information

For more information:

South First Nations: Contact Indigenous Services Canada Regional Operations (Regina) at (306) 780-5392
North and Central First Nations: Contact Indigenous Services Canada Regional Operations (Prince Albert) at (306) 953-8522

First Nations may also contact their Funding Services Officer directly for a program referral.

Indigenous Services Canada – First Nation Emergency Management Planning/Training

First Nation Emergency Management Planning/Training

Program Summary

ISC and SaskEMO are working with First Nations to provide basic emergency management training to community emergency personnel. Funding will be provided through an agreement with a tribal council when training sessions take place.

Contact Information

For more information:

South First Nations: Contact Indigenous Services Canada Regional Operations (Regina) at (306) 780-5392
North and Central First Nations: Contact Indigenous Services Canada Regional Operations (Prince Albert) at (306) 953-8522

First Nations may also contact their Funding Services Officer directly for a program referral.

Indigenous Services Canada – Sewer & Water Circuit Rider Training Program

Sewer & Water Circuit Rider Training Program

Program Summary

This program provides funding to selected recipients to deliver hands on training to First Nation Municipal Water and Wastewater operators at their communities. These services are provided at the request of the First Nations and on a required basis.

Eligible Recipients

The funding is provided as a flex contribution.

Contact Information

For more information:

South First Nations: Contact Indigenous Services Canada Regional Operations (Regina) at (306) 780-5392
North and Central First Nations: Contact Indigenous Services Canada Regional Operations (Prince Albert) at (306) 953-8522

First Nations may also contact their Funding Services Officer directly for a program referral.

Northern Farm Training Institute (NFTI) – Master Classes, Internship Program, etc.
Northern Farm Training Institute (NFTI)

Master Classes, Internship Program, etc.

Program Summary

NFTI operates a 260 acres campus in NWT. They provide immersive farm training to people committed to improving local food systems. They offer courses in various topics related to food systems, an internship program, research program, extension and consultation and holistic management.
 

Contact Information

20015 Mackenzie Hwy
Hay River, NT
X0E 0R4
867-875-8111
admin@nftinwt.com

PotashCorp/Nutrien – Community Investment

Nutrien

Community Investment

Program Summary

Supporting projects and initiatives to improve quality of life in the following priority areas:

  • Food Security
  • Education and Training
  • Community Building
  • Health and Wellness
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Arts and Culture

Application Deadline

Ongoing in-take
 

Contact Information

Suite 500
122 – 1st Avenue South
Saskatoon, SK Canada
S7K 7G3
306-933-8500
Toll free:1-800-667-0403 (within Canada)
contact@nutrien.com

Quint Development Corporation – Core Neighbourhoods at Work

Quint Development Corporation

Core Neighbourhoods at Work (CNAW)

Program Summary

CNAW employment coordinators establish relationships with employers to connect qualified participants with a variety of employment opportunities.
 

Eligible Recipients

Adults and Youth residing in CORE Neighbourhoods in Saskatoon
 

Contact Information

Suite 101, 1120 20th Street West
Saskatoon, SK
S7M 0Y8
306-978-4041
info@quintsaskatoon.ca

RCMP Foundation – Aboriginal Policing Professional Development Fund

RCMP Foundation

Aboriginal Policing Professional Development Fund

Program Summary

Aboriginal Policing Professional Development Fund (APPDF) supports enhanced training for aboriginal police officers and the communities they serve. Through the APPDF, Aboriginal police professionals are provided with the opportunity to take part in much needed specialized police education and training offered by the Canadian Police College.
 

Eligible Recipients

Police officers who work for a stand-alone First Nations Police Service, an Aboriginal Police Service, or who are employed as peace keepers through a First Nations Chief and Council are eligible for the APPDF.
 

Contact Information

203-2460 Lancaster Road
Ottawa ON,
K1B 4S5
613-741-7560
info@rcmp-f.ca

Saskatchewan First Nations Safety Association – Safety Training

Saskatchewan First Nations Safety Association

Safety Training

Program Summary

5 Guiding Principles are Public Safety Awareness, Advice, Advocacy, Training and Management.
Provides courses on safety including:
– Confined Space
– Construction Safety Training
– Equipment
– Fire
– First Aid/CPR
– Oilfield Safety
– Traffic Safety
– Workplace
– Work Zones
– Youth
 

Contact Information

Tdesnomie@sfnsa.ca
PO Box 2625,298 Broadway Street,
Fort Qu’Appelle,
SK, SOG 1SO

Saskatchewan Government – Office of the Provincial Interlocutor

Saskatchewan Government

Office of the Provincial Interlocutor

Program Summary

The Office of the Provincial Interlocutor may provide small sponsorships to qualifying First Nations and Métis community organizations or non-profit organizations to assist with public events that benefit Aboriginal people for:
– Education
– Employment
– Professional Development
– Cultural Celebrations
– Honoring Veterans and Elders
 

Eligible Recipients

First Nations and Métis community organizations or non-profit organizations
 

Application Deadline

On-going throughout the year
 

Contact Information

306-798-0183
interlocutor@gov.sk.ca

Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies – Community Programs
Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies

Community Programs

Program Summary

SIIT offers off-campus, community-based programming. Some examples include:
Process Operation Technician in Meadow Lake, 4th Class Power Engineering Technical Boiler Lab in Meadow Lake, Educational Assistant in Red Earth, Fort Qu’Appelle and Sturgeon Lake, Mental Health & Wellness in Yorkton, and Residential Renovations and Construction at Fishing Lake
 

Contact Information

306-373-4777
Toll-free: 1-877-282-5622
Fax: 306-373-4977

Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Centre – The Creating Opportunities Strategy

Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Centre

The Creating Opportunities Strategy

Program Summary

The Creating Opportunities Strategy works with individuals on the pre-employment spectrum to help them prepare for their future education/employment opportunities. There are two streams: The Literacy Program and the Workplace Experience Programs.
 

Eligible Recipients

Residents of Saskatoon and Area
 

Contact Information

#202 AVE. C SOUTH,
Saskatoon SK S7M 1N2
306-664-6565

STARS – Operational Training

STARS

Operational Training

Program Summary

The Operational Outreach Program facilitates the exchange of information between STARS and the organizations we serve, ensuring the most effective patient care and transport possible.

Topics covered during an Operational Outreach session include:
– How to access STARS;
– Landing zone preparation and helicopter safety;
– Preparing a patient for air medical transport.

The program is designed specifically for emergency and medical personnel including:
– Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians;
– Doctors;
– Nurses;
– Fire Departments;
– Police Departments;
– RCMP;
– Park Rangers;
– Search and Rescue Technicians;
– Industry Field Workers.
 

Contact Information

Operational Training – Calgary
403-516-4811
calgarycommunityed@stars.ca

Operational Training – Edmonton
780-890-3135
edmontoncommunityed@stars.ca

Operational Training – Grande Prairie
780-357-5061
gpcommunityed@stars.ca