Training and Employment Opportunities

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General Labour Market

Targeted wage subsidy, self-employment, job creation partnerships, skills development, employment assistance services, labour market partnerships, and research innovation
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Youth Labour Market

CFT7 Youth Programs for Southern Alberta have been designed to ensure the economic prosperity of First Nations Treaty Status youth between the ages of 15-30.
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Disability Employment Program

CFT7 continues to prioritize disability into two mandates they work with - Labour market programs and business advisory services.
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Ensure working and training parents have quality childcare within communities
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Mission Statement

As the Aboriginal agreement holder, Community Futures Treaty Seven supports all First Nation individuals to obtain and maintain meaningful employment based on community needs through the provision of training in the Treaty Seven Territory.

Designs and delivers programs to assist First Nations and Inuit people find, obtain, and maintain meaningful employment, enabling them to fully participate in the economy.

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Ironworker Apprenticeship Prep Program

Community Futures Treaty 7 is partnering with Alberta, Trade Winds to Success and Local 725 to offer training in Calgary. Learn more by viewing the poster below. 

Apprentice Support Program

The Apprenticeship Support Project (ASP) provides eligible employers with up to $20,000 for the hiring of two first-year apprentices. Learn more about the ASP program, and view a complete list of eligible trades by viewing the documents below.
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Click Here to View Eligible Trades

Certified Call Center Training

Community Futures Treaty 7 has partnered with Channer Consulting and Training, and Aboriginal Futures to provide a certified call center training starting in October, 2023. Click below to view more details on the poster. 

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    Skills Link

    The project takes place on-reserve and also in Lethbridge by offering a 27 week intake that is comprised of 9 weeks of group-based workshops and is followed by a 18 week paid work experience placement. The 18 week work experience placement can take place on or off reserve and the projects are always looking for new employers. Employers supporting this program will be receive a 18 week wage subsidy up to $15 per hour for the full 18 weeks. For more information on this program please contact Desiree Red Old Man at: [INSERT CONTACT INFO]