Apatisiiwin Skills Development exists to support the people of Eeyou Istchee; to aid individuals in their job search by preparing them through skills development, job readiness programs, training, and special projects to ensure the success of our clients. Our greatest asset is the community we serve, and their success stories are ASD's success stories.
HELP INDIVIDUALS TO
- Improve their jobs search skills
- Gain work experience
- Upgrade their skills and vocational education
- Start their own business
- Encourage employers to hire them
HELP EMPLOYERS TO
- Create new jobs
- Upgrade their employees’ skills
Program implementation as a facet of the James Bay Northern Quebec Agreement (Section 28.1) provides the department with the mandate to fund and support initiatives throughout Eeyou Istchee to increase employment and training.
Service we offer
ASD offers employment services in all 10 Cree Communities to assist clients with various employment needs. Including an office in Gatineau to assist Cree Post Secondary Students in obtaining employment.
Keep up to date with important employment news and upcoming programs in Eeyou Istchee
NEW CREE BURSARY PROGRAM
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ELEPHANT THOUGHTS AND EEYOU ISTCHEE SCHOOLS
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