Career, Employment and Education Resources

Job Club Drop-In: Mondays from 1 pm - 4 pm

Come to Job Club every Monday afternoon for resume building, job search, cover letter writing, interview preparation, computer use and other services. Join our Vocational Consultants who can help you prep for job interviews, give advice on resumes and applications or provide knowledge about potential jobs, job fairs and job search tools. 

 

Next Intake For Post-Secondary Applications: February 1st - 28th, 2019

Contact the CEER department today for more information, each application requires an in-person appointment to complete the application process.

Post-Secondary Funding intake:
Winter: Jan – Apr – apply Oct 1 - 31
Spring/Summer: May – Aug – apply Feb 1 - 28
Fall: Sept – Dec – apply Jun 1 - 30

 

Forms for the Application:

Required Document Checklist
Application for Funding Form
Action Plan
Employer Research Form

 

CEER Supports & Services

Education

Post Secondary Institutions in Victoria: Camosun College, University of Victoria, Royal Roads University

  • Trades Programs
  • Certificate Porgrams
  • Diploma Programs
  • Degree Programs

Training

Training Programs under 12 months in length with Certificates:

  • Bladerunners
  • Financial Literacy
  • Entrepreneur Training
  • Etc.

Driver Training Class N and Up:

  • DriveWise
  • SaferWay
  • Etc.

Industry Recognized Certificates:

  • First Aid
  • Food Safe
  • WHIMIS
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Etc.

View the CEER Training Poster here for more details about certificate training.

 

Work Gear

Work Gear for Employment

  • Tools
  • Work Boots, Steel Toed
  • Dress-Professional Clothes
  • Nurse Wear
  • Safety Equipment
  • Etc.

Other Supports

  • Entrepreneur Training
  • Parking Passes
  • Bus Passes & Bus Tickets

These services are offered in a supportive atmosphere to help clients achieve employment goals and to foster a sense of focus and self-confidence in order to compete in the labour market successfully.

 

Additional Resources 

Student Resources

UVic First Peoples House
Camosun Eyēʔ Sqȃ’lewen Centre for Indigenous Education & Community Connections

 

Bursaries & Scholarships

Indigenous Bursary Search Tool

Camosun Awards for Indigenous Students

UVic Entrance Burasries for Indigenous Students

UVic - LE,NOṈET

 

Camosun College, Indigenous Programs – Aboriginal Basic Upgrading

The Victoria Native Friendship Centre (VNFC), is in partnership with Camosun College; Native Adult Basic Education (upgrading) is avail­able from September—April. 

 

Contact Information:

Camosun College Upgrading 

 

Financial assistance for the registra­tion fees is available through VNFC and Camosun College.

 

Employment Resources

Indeed Indigenous Job Postings

VNFC Job Postings & Resources

 

Additional Resources

BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres

Métis Nation BC

Indspire

Irving K. Barker Award

New Relationship Trust Foundation
BC Native Women's Association

 

 

Contact Us

Career, Employment & Education Resources Team:

Phone: 250.384.3211
Fax: 250.384.1586

 



"We strive to improve the well being of Urban Aboriginal people by providing services to strengthen & promote self sufficient individuals, families and communities.