H'ugacakebi Kataudam Huyabca Naxnish Aducaxamid
We are working on a vision that was foreseen by our past chiefs

This program provides life and work skill development, mentoring, work experience, career planning and counselling activities (including a needs assessment). In addition, the program provides an opportunity for participants to explore a variety of career options.

Background:
This is one of four programs administered by Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) under the First Nations and Inuit Youth Employment Strategy (FNIYES). The FNIYES, with a national annual budget of $24 million, is a component of the Government of Canada's Youth Employment Strategy. The national annual budget for INAC's Youth Work Experience Program is $9,675,000.

Objectives: Support the provision of opportunities for mentored work experience; Support the development and enhancement of essential employability skills, such as communication, problem solving, and working with others;Expose youth to a variety of career options; Promote the benefits of education as being key to labour market participation.

Key Activities: Mentored work experience;Career planning and counselling activities, including a youth needs assessment for each participant; Life and work skills development for the participant. Field Placements include:

1. Alexis School
2. Alexis Heritage Office
3. Alexis Administration Office
4. Alexis Finance Office
5. Alexis Health Office
6. Alexis Housing Office
7. Alexis Social Office
8. Alexis Public Works Office

Eligible Recipients: Alexis Youth (First-time Program Participants)

Eligible Participants: Youth aged 15 to 30 living on reserve, out of school, unemployed or underemployed.
 
Application Process: Youth must submit a letter of intent and resume to:

Alexis Board of Education
Box 27
Glenevis, Alberta
T0E 0X0
 
Attention: Chair

Application deadline: TBA