Program Goals

The vision of the Apatisiwin Program is that Indigenous people gain education, experience, and skills to achieve and maintain meaningful employment.

Employment Counseling – To help clients define career goals, identify skills/needs and develop employment/training plans.

Skills Development – To Secure and monitor contracts with eligible clients/trainers/educational partners to assist clients in their skills development.

Outreach/Networking – To develop and maintain links with potential employers/trainers/organizations & services to improve employment opportunities.

Client Eligibility

  • Must have valid Social Insurance Number
  • Must complete all documentation prior to service.
  • Self-declared First Nation, Metis and Inuit persons residing in an urban Ontario environment
  • Unemployed or under employed

Funding is available for:

  • Academic Upgrading
  • Employment Supports / Job Retention
  • Job Start Up Supports
  • On-The-Job Training
  • Pre-Career Development
  • Purchase of Training
  • Stay-In-School Program
  • Summer Jobs (Youth Wage Subsidy)

Employment and Training Services

  • Application Processing
  • Employment Counselling
  • Job Search/Information
  • Labour Market Information & Training Assistance
  • Resume/Cover Letter Assistance
  • Training/Action Plans

Realize Your Potential. Realize Your Dreams!

Contact the Apatisiwin Employment Program