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For members, there are plenty of online and offline resources in Prince Rupert to jumpstart a successful transition to employment. Gitga’at partner companies are aiming to build more attractive workplaces by providing additional perks.

Job Readiness Resources For Members

Prepare for Your Job Search with Education, Training & Skill Development

Perks may include: 

  • Enhanced health and wellness benefits

  • Flexibility with scheduling 

  • Training opportunities

  • Apprenticeships or mentoring

  • An improved company culture to improve employee retention

  • Asking and listening to employees about improvements that could help with their day-to-day work

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  • I have an idea for a business. Is there funding available?
    Depending on the type of business concept, there may be funding available. Many programs provide capital for ambitious First Nations businesses and entrepreneurs, including the First Citizens Fund Business Loan Program.
  • Where do I go to find jobs on large infrastructure projects such as LNG Canada?
    Work BC provides an excellent guide for any members interested in working on the LNG Canada project.
  • I don’t have any skills yet. How do I get started?
    If you are just getting started in the work world, a good place to visit is the Indigenous Peoples In Trades web page.
  • I want to pursue post-secondary education. Is there funding available?
    Yes, funding may be available for students wishing to further their education after high school. The federal government’s Post-Secondary Student Support Program through Indigenous Services Canada is a good place to start.
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