Wicehtowak Workforce Development Program, headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan, stands as a non-profit organization and a proud subsidiary of George Gordon Developments Limited. Our paramount mission is to elevate skills training and employment prospects for Indigenous individuals aged eighteen and above across Saskatchewan. At the core of our comprehensive services are initiatives that encompass, but are not limited to:
Join us on a journey towards empowerment, skill enhancement, and increased employment opportunities tailored to the strengths and goals of Indigenous individuals in Saskatchewan.
In the pursuit of securing employment, the significance of presenting a polished and professionally crafted cover letter and resume cannot be overstated. The dedicated team at Wicehtowak is poised to lend their expertise to aid you in the development or refinement of your cover letter and resume, ensuring that it impeccably highlights your career objectives and qualifications. We invite you to connect with one of our valued Training and Employment Coordinators today to acquire this invaluable service.
At Wicehtowak Workforce Development Program, we’re committed to boosting job opportunities for the Indigenous community. We organize monthly workshops covering essential skills like communication, literacy, numeracy, personal management, and teamwork. In addition to workshops, we offer certificate training courses to enhance your resume. Some of the courses we provide include:
These courses are designed to equip you with valuable skills for various industries.
Our Individual Supports encompass essentials such as work attire, safety equipment, and more. We provide these resources to ensure your readiness for your position, no matter the industry you’re employed in. Offering individual support aligns with our mission to assist you in securing and maintaining employment that aligns with your strengths and goals.
In addition to our commitment to providing comprehensive support, we are proud to collaborate with George Gordon Developments esteemed partners who extend valuable employment opportunities to our clients. Through these strategic alliances, we enhance our capacity to connect individuals with a diverse range of job prospects, further contributing to our collective mission of fostering successful and fulfilling career paths for our clients.
To avail yourself of these services, acquiring an ICT Client ID number is imperative. This credential can be procured through select non-profit workforce development organizations in Saskatchewan, operating in strategic collaboration with the Ministry of Career Training and Immigration. In the absence of a Client ID number, feel free to reach out to us, we’ll facilitate the process to ensure seamless access to our services.
A cornerstone of our employment offerings lies in opportunities at the Jansen Discovery Lodge within Jansen Mine. Wicehtowak Frontec Services is the dedicated entity responsible for delivering essential services within the Discovery Lodge, encompassing roles in the kitchen, housekeeping, and janitorial functions. Collaborating closely with ATCO-Frontec, we diligently assist in upholding the terms of the partnership agreement with George Gordon Developments who is committed to maintaining a robust 70% Indigenous Workforce. This strategic initiative is geared towards expanding employment prospects for Indigenous individuals in the context of high-value, multi-billion-dollar projects.
In the event that you do not meet the initial qualifications or have limited employment experience, we conduct semi-annual Indigenous Skills Training programs designed to support our community members in securing entry-level positions within the camp. This paid, two-week program encompasses comprehensive safety training tailored to mine operations. Participants have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with fellow group members, fostering a supportive environment, and engage in a job rotation to identify their preferred roles.
Upon program completion, we conduct individualized discussions with each participant to assess their experience and preferences for specific positions. Those who excel in the Indigenous Skills Training Program are extended employment offers within the camp, aligning with our commitment to providing meaningful opportunities based on individual strengths and aspirations.