This program is designed to help participants gain confidence, learn essential skills, better their communication skills and set solid career & employment goals. Participants will build a personal plan to succeed in the workplace, home or school.

Participants will also gain job search skills and tools (resumes, cover letters, interview skills, applications, emails, internet browsing) needed to apply for work and get employed.


  • Eight (8) week program
  • Monday - Friday
  • 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Create a Personal Career Plan

  • Uncover the essential skills that people need for learning, work and life
  • Create balance in home and work life through medicine wheel teachings
  • Gain financial empowerment with a money management certificate through Momentum
  • Discover and overcome obstacles to successful employment
  • Understand workplace diversity, culture and etiquette
  • Strengthen positive and professional communication skills through fun exercises and talking circles
  • Identify learning styles to enhance personal learning potential
  • Gain valuable information on employment standards & regulations

Get Employed

  • Tap into the hidden job market
  • Create and build relationships with companies and employers
  • Utilize today's technology to find jobs, apply for jobs and network
  • Develop confidence when approaching companies, employers and job leads
  • Learn how to develop a strong resume and cover letter
  • Prepare for a successful interview

Program Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older and of Indigenous descent
  • Has been out of the workforce or school for over a year or has trouble retaining employment
  • Has limited or no work experience
  • May be a new resident to Calgary
  • Needs to build confidence and essential skills to succeed in today’s workforce
  • Is ready, willing, and able to commit and participate fully

Additional Details

  • This program is FREE
  • Bus tickets will be provided to get to and from the program
  • Lunch or snacks will be provided

The Indigenous Workplace Wellness Circle is funded by Calgary Learns with funding support provided by Alberta Innovation and Advanced Education.


Alberta Human Services                  Alberta Human Services

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