The Anokiiwin Job Connect project is focusing on building equality and increasing opportunities of Aboriginal People within the mainstream economic structure of the Treaty #3 area. There is currently an underrepresentation of aboriginal people in the workforce in all industries across the Treaty #3. Our goal is to offer the opportunity to increase employment prospects through the Anokiiwin project. The Anokiiwin Job Connect project consists of the Job Connect database. The database will increase employment opportunities for aboriginal job seekers looking for careers within aboriginal and non-aboriginal organizations across Treaty #3. The goal is to offer a culturally sensitive resource for employers to reference through all stages of employment.
The Job Connect database will focus on building a database of the job ready Aboriginal workers and connect them with employers and job opportunities within the Treaty #3 area. The database will encourage job seekers to identify their qualifications, education and skill set and request that employers complete organizational profiles and post job vacancies. We aspire to meet the demands of employers in the Treaty #3 area and promote the untapped Aboriginal labour pool.
The Anokiiwin Job Connect project will focus on building an employer and job seeker database, and the development of an Employer Resource Toolkit. We look forward to building strong linkages with Treaty #3 employers in all industry sectors and better servicing them with an extensively generated database of job seeker clients. We will build from Shooniyaa's client base to match and place previously trained and any future clients, into employer established vacancies, filling postings from Treaty #3 employers with qualified Treaty #3 candidates.