Employment and Training

Employment and Training Coordinator – Wanona Scott

Employment & Training Assistant - Lindsay Gibson


The Employment and Training Department provides employment and training programs and services that address, in a holistic and culturally appropriate manner, the various needs of Musqueam people. We work to help prepare unemployed members for entry into the labour force through a variety of training and support programs. Our department also monitors and identifies current and emerging employment, occupational, and training needs for our community. As a department, we are responsible for many important roles, including:

• Employment counselling (employment goals, skills, job action plans, etc.)
• Resume support and career planning
• Job search support
• Work experience and job-shadowing programs through community and government resources

• Multiple employment benefits programs, including:
• Target Wage Subsidies Benefit for employer wage subsidies to employers
• Self-Employment Assistance Benefit for unemployed individuals to start their own businesses
• Job Creation Partnerships Employment Benefit to support work experience opportunities
• Skills Development Employment Benefit • Community programs and services

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