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Métis Employment Services


Rupertsland Institute, Metis Employment Services



 Employment Services
Through the Métis Training to Employment (MTE) program, Rupertsland Institute (RLI) offers services to assist Métis individuals in preparing for, finding and keeping employment. Trained Employment Counsellors and Job Coaches provide these services from RLI’s office locations and Mobile Employment units throughout the province.
RLI also offers group-training projects that provide marketable skills to Métis people in targeted areas of the labour market. Find available training projects in your region on our training projects page .
Are you eligible for RLI programs? View RLI’s eligibility requirements.
Call 1-888-48-MÉTIS (1-888-486-3847) and be connected toll-free to the office closest to you to find out how you can access services from RLI.
General services
RLI offers Métis people support in three broad categories: job assistance, funded training and employment information. Visit one of RLI’s Education & Employment (Métis Training to Employment) offices to access the service that best suits your needs or to speak one-on-one with an Employment Counsellor or Job Coach.
Job Assistance:
Assessment of transferrable and marketable skills
Assistance with resumé building
Referral to jobs and job search assistance
Marketing of clients to industry
Funded Training:
Employment assessment and action planning
Career research and exploration
Access to RLI programs and custom-designed training projects
Assistance with Request for Training applications
Employment and career information
Tools for job seekers and access to job banks
Information on local service providers
Phone, fax and internet services
Ongoing Programs
RLI also offers tailored programs to assist you in reaching your long-term employment or career goals. RLI currently offers five ongoing programs to assist you prepare for, find and keep employment.
Employment Partnership program – Gain valuable work experience and on the job training with a designated employer in your chosen field of work.
Youth Summer Employment program – Get valuable employment experience in a place of your choice over the summer! Available to Métis youth between the ages of 15-30 who are returning to school in the fall.
Entrepreneurial Development program – Make your business ideas come to life. Experts offer step-by-step support at workshops and direct one-on-one assistance to help you determine if self- employment is a viable option. You can access support to develop a business plan and secure funding. For more information, visit our Métis Entrepreneur Workshop’s website.
Employment Supports program  – Through this program, you can gain access to the required tools, work attire (such as work boots), short-course certification (such as safety tickets), mobility assistance or one-year certificates to secure employment.
Disability program – RLI works with you to create a suitable action plan for your employment needs. Our Disability Coordinator and other experts can assist with evaluations such as neurological and functional capacity assessments, as well as physical demand analysis, to determine your appropriate career goals. When deemed necessary, this program also provides support and assistive technology to facilitate access to the labour market, maintain employment and encourage success in the world of work.

Offered by:

  • Rupertsand Institute, Métis Employment Services

    Métis Training to Employment Services MTE programs and services are delivered to clients through ten full-time Métis Employment Services (MES) sites located throughout Alberta. Our busy staff also provide itinerant services on a part-time basis to other communities where numbers warrant, and through our Mobile MES RV. Full Time MES ...

    Contact Info: Phone: 888-486-3847 Website: http://www.rupertsland.org/...

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