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Opportunity Knocks Registration Deadline

Friday, November 23, 2018

Opportunity Knocks is a three-day Indigenous Youth Career Conference in Niagara-on-the-Lake held annually at the White Oaks Resort.

NPAAMB is recruiting 30 Indigenous high school (grades 9-12) students per catchment area, totaling 150 students, to attend the career conference at no expense! The 150 students will be escorted via bus to and from each catchment area to the conference location chaperoned by their regional YSO. As well, this year we are also offering 6 spots per catchment area to individuals aged 18-30 for the career fair (travel to and from the White Oaks Resort will be provided at no expense) on the final day of the conference.

The event is fully-funded including travel to and from each area to NOTL, as well as accommodations at the White Oaks Resort. Attendees are invited to come and enjoy an empowering conference with inspiring guest speakers, educational workshops, activities, a career fair, and more!

***This year over 30 employers and educational institutions will be joining NPAAMB for the interactive career fair on the final day of the conference***

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Be enrolled in grade 9-12 at a secondary institute
  • Must be a register NPAAMB client
  • Reside within one of our five catchment areas (Kitchener-Waterloo, Brantford, Hamilton, St. Catharines, Fort Erie)
  • Self-identified as an Indigenous person (status/non-status First Nations, Inuit, Metis)

DATES:

December 13th, 14th, 15th, 2018

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:

November 23, 2018

CONTACT INFORMATION:

In order to register for the conference, students must first book an intake appointment with their regional Youth Service Officer! For more information or to book an intake appointment, please contact your regional YSO????

Kitchener-Waterloo: Michelle Sands – 226-533-9979

Brantford: Laura St. Amour – 519-751-8333 ext 300

Hamilton: Deborah Neshkiwe-Fox – 905-549-5375

St. Catharines: Christiane Muir – 905-988-6464

Fort Erie: Becky Whitlow – 289-599-2400

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Friday, November 23, 2018
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