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NPAAMB Indigenous Youth Employment & Training

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Upcoming Events

Thu 14

Opportunity Knocks 2019

Thursday November 14 - Saturday November 16
Niagara-on-the-Lake
Mon 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
Feb 24

Urban Indigenous Youth Book Club

Monday, February 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Hamilton

Upcoming Programs

Tue 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

For Clients

Upon completion of our programs and/or use of our services, clients will have increased knowledge, self-confidence, essential skills, and occupational skills necessary to fully realize a bright and employable future.  

 

Services

  • Individual career counselling and coaching 
  • Resume and cover letter assistance 
  • Interview coaching 
  • Action plan development 
  • Job search assistance 
  • Stay-in-initiatives and retention supports  
  • Apprenticeship information and support 
  • Entrepreneurship information and support  
  • Market labour information

Training Programs (Group Based)

  • Specialized Independent Competencies (SIC) – 6 to 8 weeks  
  • Pipe Dreams Pre-Apprentice Welding – 13 weeks  
  • Opportunity Knocks Annual Youth Career Conference – 3 days  
  • GardaWorld Protective Training – 3-4 weeks  
  • Oya:na Program – 10-weeks  
  • Pre-Apprentice Industrial Millwright – 16 weeks  
  • Building Futures with Habitat for Humanity – 17 weeks  
  • Journey to Success Essential Skills in Hospitality – 14 weeks  
  • Journey to Success Essential Skills in Health – 14 weeks  

Employment Readiness and Supports (Individual)

  • Skills development training  
  • Purchased training  
  • On-the-job training placement with employers (job work experience) 
  • Internships 
  • Summer student work experience program 
  • Purchase of individual retention supports (safety equipment, transportation assistance, licensing, university and college application support, etc.).  

For Employers

NPAAMB partners with a wide variety of local employers to provide opportunities for training and jobs for youth. NPAAMB also provides employer supports that increase employee retention, lower recruitment costs and reduce training costs by: 

  • Pre-screening of candidates to meet staffing requirements 
  • Free job postings across NPAAMB’s online networks  
  • Training and employment wage subsidy (financial contributions)  
  • Pre-employment skills and essential skills training  
  • NPAAMB Youth Service Officer support of the new employee and employer throughout the process