Drs. Ho & Jarvis-Selinger
Aboriginal youth are dramatically under-represented in post-secondary education, particularly the health sciences, which represent some of the fastest growing career tracks in North America. With only 9% of Aboriginal students eligible for post-secondary education there are tremendous barriers to change.
“Respecting our cultural ways, the First Nations Employment Society is committed to provide support and opportunities to Aboriginal people in member nations’ territories to increase employment through building and promoting self-reliance.”
After gathering extensive feedback from the Aboriginal Canada Portal's Web users, the Job Centre was developed in 2004 to respond to the need for an on-line employment tool directed towards the Aboriginal work force.
This tool aims to meet the respective needs of two clients: