Employment & Training Centre

Director: Andrew Redcrow (andyredcrow@saddlelake.ca)
Address: P.O. Box 590, Saddle Lake, AB T0A 3T0

Direct Line: (780)-290-3014


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Through continuous development, maintenance and accountability,  the Saddle Lake Cree Nation Employment and Training Center endeavors to provide membership with opportunities to obtain, maintain and sustain long-term employment by entering into recognized training programs, employment assistance services and job creation initiatives.

  • The Saddle Lake Cree Nation Employment and Training Center has been formally established to assist community members with obtaining marketable employment skills. Human Resources administers funding to the Saddle Lake Cree Nation’s registered band members who wish to pursue training.
  • The training program, educational institution or training center that is offering the program must be accredited, transferable and recognized by an employment/education governing body. This in turn will provide the applicant with marketable skills for immediate employment opportunities.
  • Saddle Lake Employment and Training Center, in conjunction with other programs, can engage in short-term, make work projects for community members. As such, the Saddle Lake Employment and Training Center is not to be viewed as an employer.

The Saddle Lake Cree Nation Employment and Training  Center can assist eligible First Nations members within the Saddle Lake Catchment area with short term training that leads to immediate employment in the following areas:

•Labour Market Initiatives/Skill Development
•Employment Assistance Services (EAS)
•Targeted Wage Subsidy/Job Creation Partnerships
•Summer Student Employment Program
•Career Corner – Minimum Level of Services which includes Job Search(s), Resume writing, Faxing, telephone usage for training or employment related purposes, resource material.

Eligibility Criteria:
•Must reside within the Catchment Area of the Saddle Lake Cree Nation for at least six months or longer
•Must be 19 years and older
•Training must not be a Post -Secondary  Education initiative (2 yrs. or longer)
•Length of training can vary from 1 day to 52 weeks
•Request for funding must be done 2 weeks before start of training.

Please contact the Saddle Lake Employment and Training Center for further details of all services and eligibility criteria.

Urban First Nation members must apply within their catchment area at the following urban offices:

Edmonton: Oteenow Employment and Training Centre

Calgary: Aboriginal Futures Career and Training Centre
(403) 253-5311

Trades Winds to Success Training Society
(403) 205-3500

Red Deer:  Red Deer Aboriginal Employment Services

St. Paul: Treaty Six Employment and Training Centre


**All information subject to change**
**Page updated : June 13, 2018 **
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