The Musqueam Employment and Training Department (E&T) supports community members seeking new skills or support in finding long-term employment.
Our team works with employers and other First Nation service providers to ensure that participants are successful at work by:
- providing essential skill assessments to clients
- providing post-employment supports and counseling as required
- referring people to other resources in the community
- providing mediation services between client and employer, feedback, and advocacy for clients
- maintaining positive and collaborative relationships with clients that encourage long-term job retention
- providing practical support such as transportation to work, work clothes, boots, tools, etc. for up to two-weeks before first pay cheque
- working with participants to identify personal and career goals
- collaborating with other service providers
- connecting participants to various training programs
E&T’s career development program aims to support clients in retaining their employment for up to 3 months. The skills training strategy are in areas of trades, tourism, health, business administration, legal, retail trades, hospitality/accommodation, and recreation.
Employment and training is working to promote employment partnerships as part of its commitment to helping Musqueam build a strong, healthy, and self-reliant community.
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Get in touch with employment and training
Malonie Langthorne, Manager
Angela Nahanee, Job Coach
Krista Brisk, Administrator
Alicea Bradley, Data Clerk
Musqueam Employment and Training objectives include:
- improving the effectiveness and efficiency of administration;
- promoting effective employment support for (re)entry into the labour force; promoting culturally appropriate skills development and training programs; and,
- maximizing programming quality through performance assessments, targets and improvements.