Free Online Mini-Symposium: Translating Aboriginal Traditions to Employment

Date/Time: Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 11:30am – 1:30pm PST

Speakers and Special Guests:

  • Joe & Esther Calder (Opening Ceremony)
  • Moon Pellet, Employment Advisor, Open Door Group
  • Tracy Joseph Xaxlip, Employment Advisor, Lillooet Friendship Centre and Open Door Group
  • Andrea Doolan, Case Manager, Aboriginal Community Career and Employment Services Society (ACCESS)
  • Melennia Point, Director of ACE & EPBC, ACCESS
  • Shelley Joseph, Cultural & Wellness Advisor, Reconciliation Canada

What does it mean for an Employment Counsellor assisting a person who is Aboriginal? Through case studies, stories and personal experiences this webinar will:

  • Review some commonalities and differences between Aboriginal job seekers;
  • Discuss Best Practices for employment agencies working closely with ASET (Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training) within BC;
  • Provide insights regarding Aboriginal employees who also have seasonal and cultural responsibilities in their community; and
  • Offer stories of the inter-generational effect of residential schools on employment within BC.

Register here!