Employer and Partnerships Program

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NPAAMB Indigenous Youth Employment & Training

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Upcoming Events

Mon 28

Urban Indigenous Youth Book Club

Monday October 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Hamilton
Nov 14

Opportunity Knocks 2019

Thursday November 14 - Saturday November 16
Niagara-on-the-Lake
Nov 25

Urban Indigenous Youth Book Club

Monday November 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Hamilton
Dec 30

Urban Indigenous Youth Book Club

Monday December 30 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Hamilton
Jan 27

Urban Indigenous Youth Book Club

Monday, January 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Hamilton

Upcoming Programs

Nov 19

Oya:na Fort Erie Registration Deadline

Tuesday November 19 - Wednesday November 20
Jan 06

Oya:na Kitchener/Waterloo Registration Deadline

Monday, January 6, 2020 - Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Jan 06

Oya:na Brantford Registration Deadline

Monday, January 6, 2020 - Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Employer and Partner Initiatives

Looking to hire new employees? 

NPAAMB can assist you in finding suitable candidates to fulfill your human resource needs!

Program Overview

Objective

To create partnerships with local employers and community organizations that support urban Aboriginal youth employment and job retention.

Description

This program provides a variety of incentives that encourage local employers to employ NPAAMB clients. By collaborating with our organization, employers can expand their services or simply share information and coordinate efforts. Employing NPAAMB clientele is an excellent opportunity to take of advantage of the fastest growing demographic in Canada, while supporting youth employment initiatives within your community.

The program can also assist local employers:

  • Acquire trained employees
  • Fill entry-level skilled & unskilled positions
  • Bring diversity and fresh talent to your workplace
  • Prepare for the future by building a sustainable workforce
  • Connect to Aboriginal youth and local communities
  • Reduce the costs of recruitment and training retention

Services for Employers

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Recruitment

NPAAMB can pre-screen candidates. We will identify our client’s skills, interests, experience, and capabilities to make sure that they meet your recruitment requirements.

Wage Subsidy

NPAAMB can pay a portion of the wages of a NPAAMB client (limitations apply)

Pre-employment Training

NPAAMB can cover the cost of training your new employee, if eligible. NPAAMB provides employment readiness and retention preparation to its client pool and could include: WHIMIS, customer service, specialized pre-entry training, licensing costs, etc.

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Mentoring and Support

Our Youth Service Officers will work closely with you and your candidate to ensure a positive work experience.

Why hire a NPAAMB Client?

Throughout the years, NPAAMB has partnered with Conestoga College Institute of Advance Learning and Technology, Niagara College, as well as the Ogwehoweh Skills and Trades Training Centre to train select urban Aboriginal youth in various industries to prepare them for employment.

Our training programs provide participants with the technical skills necessary to create pathways to careers which are complimented with life skills, job readiness and essential skills training to create a harmonious transition into the workforce for both the employee as well as the employer.

In 2018, we are seeking work experience placements in the following fields:

  • Apprentice Welding (SMAW – GMAW – FLUX CORD)
  • Production Welding (GMAW)
  • Apprentice Millwright
  • Residential Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality

Program Details

Cost: No fee

Eligibility

  1. For-profit business
  2. Not-for-profit business
  3. Public health institutions
  4. Educational institutions
  5. Other

How to Register

To provide an entry-level position by way of an 8-week, wage subsidized, work placement in one of the above fields or for more information, please contact Ed Hannigan or Brandi Jonathan.

Brandi Jonathan

Brandi Jonathan

STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP LEAD

Nicole Belanger

Nicole Belanger

PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPER