25 Third Street
Akwesasne, QC, H0M 1A0
PO BOX 381
St. Regis, QC, H0M 1A0
Akwesasne Career & Employment Support Services
"ACESS"
(613) 575-2626
info@acessjobs.ca
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Job Readiness Program

Career & Exploration

Program Description

Assists clients who want to return to school but are unsure of what career they want to pursue

Program Outline

  • Self-assessment

  • Research post-secondary or trades

  • Understanding the labor market

  • Identify funding sources

  • Effective communication

  • Workplace soft skills

Client Profile

  • High school graduates

  • High school students

  • College/High school dropouts

  • Career Change

  • Unclear career goals

  • No/Few barriers

  • Minimal work experience

Financial Assistance may include:

  • Training allowance

  • Supplementary allowance (child care)

Duration:

3 weeks

 

Job Finding Club

Program Description

Assists clients who are ready to work but require job search skills

Program Outline

  • Self-assessment

  • Presentation skills

  • Interview and resume assistance

  • Job search skills

  • Networking

Client Profile

  • College/University graduates who lack job search skills and are committed to finding a job

  • Career changes

  • Clients re-entering the job market

Financial Assistance may include:

  • Training allowance

  • Supplementary allowance (child care)

Duration:

3 weeks

 

Pre-Employment Assistance

Program Description

Assist individuals with multiple barriers who need extra support, motivation and/or skills to move forward to employment

Program Outline

  • Self-Awareness

  • Communication Development

  • Team Building/Leadership

  • Workplace Etiquette & Self-Motivation

  • Computers & the workplace

  • Career Planning

  • 7 Week Job Placement

Client Profile

  • High school graduates/GED

  • Referrals from individual counseling

  • Clients with self-esteem / motivation issues / multiple barriers

Financial Assistance may include:

  • Training allowance

  • Supplementary allowance (child care)

Duration:

13 weeks

 

Community Workshops

Program Description

Assist individuals who are seeking employment/upgrading skills or Akwesasne businesses that need capacity building assistance.

Program Outline

Workshops are developed with the community's skill enhancement, certifications and personal development needs in mind.

Client Profile

  • Unemployed

  • Underemployed

  • Youth

  • Business Owners

  • Career change

Financial Assistance may include:

  • N/A

Duration:

Varies by client