Aboriginal Wellness Event
January 25, 2014
Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre
Registration Form | Service Provider form
Please return forms to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
New Trades Programs for 2014
Metal Fabrication 2nd Year Apprenticeship Training
Metal Fabrication Foundation
Welding Level B
Crane Operation - 80 Tonne
Sheet Metal Foundation
For more information please visit our Trades Training page.
USF Spirit of Giving Campaign starting on Giving Tuesday, December 3, 2013. More Info ...
Service Delivery Program
November 12 - November 29, 2013
The first phase of the program will take place at the ESAF site in New Westminster and the second phase of the training will be held at the Vancouver Club in Vancouver. Learning is in an interactive classroom environment and will consist of a combination of: one to one teaching, self-directed and experiential learning in a group environment.
During the program, participants will complete an internship and be provided the opportunity to interview for employment with DMH Hospitality Inc. More info
ACCESS is the place to start building your future today. We deliver a unique and diverse assortment of education, training, counselling, support and financial services designed to help members of the urban Aboriginal community overcome barriers that may stand in the way of success and self-sufficiency. We develop partnerships with organizations and companies that match their needs to the needs of our Aboriginal clients creating a win, win situation for both partners.
ACCESS is an Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ASETS) holder. We are the only urban ASETS in British Columbia serving urban Aboriginal clients throughout Metro Vancouver. Our mandate is to enhance human resource development and the sustainable capacity of the urban Aboriginal population in Metro Vancouver through the provision of employment and training services. ACCESS is responsible and accountable for the programming, delivery, and reporting of results to government and community stakeholders.
Our core values are Respect, Honour, Kindness and Sharing and we treat our clients according to those values.
We envision an urban Aboriginal Community empowered through culture, wellness, achievement, and self–sufficiency. ACCESS offers customized employment and training services designed specifically to provide urban Aboriginal people with the education and skills they require to compete equally and effectively in today’s job market.
Our programs are on-going through out the year. Clients need to register at our Employment Assistance office and meet with a counsellor to help determine eligibility and how we can best meet their needs.
Our programs are open to all aboriginal people all ages from youth to older workers. We look at your skills and interests and help create an action plan for building your future.
For convenience and ease of access for our clients, we have various locations throughout Metro Vancouver including Surrey, New Westminster, Downtown East Side, the Vancouver Friendship Centre and our Adminstration office and Trades office in West Vancouver.
ACCESS is funded by Service Canada and the Province of BC.
To Increase Aboriginal Participation in the Labour Market