Ngindaasmin Academic Upgrading Program

April 15th, 2014 Comments off

If you need tutorial assistance for the course work, tutors are available every day

from 1:00p.m. – 3:00p.m.

at 167 Gerrard Street East, Main Floor

To register, contact:  Carol White @ 416-591-2310, ext. 2257 or


Job Developer – Maternity Leave Contract

April 15th, 2014 Comments off

Title – Job Developer – Maternity Leave Contract        Deadline to apply: April 30, 2014 @ Noon

Location: Downtown Toronto – No On-Site Parking        Anticipated start date: June 2014


The Job Developer supports the Employment Ontario, Employment Services Program (ES) and the Youth Employment Fund with a primary focus on providing Job Matching and Placement Services to two (2) client groups: Employers and Clients.

You will work with employers who need assistance recruiting, hiring and training while you promote Employment Ontario incentives and supports; and Aboriginal job seekers who require work experience to compliment their existing skills.

The Job Developer will also provide Job Retention Assistance for those clients who need additional coaching and mentoring in order to maintain employment.

Duties – Job Matching, Placement and Coaching

• Meet financial targets with regards to Incentive and Support programs associated with Employment Ontario, Employment Services and Youth Employment Fund

• Meticulous preparation of all paperwork and file management associated with the Employment Ontario,   Employment Services and Youth Employment Fund

• Timely and accurate data entry – EOIS Case Management System for tracking all financial activity regarding the Employer Incentive Program, Client Supports and the Youth Employment Fund

• Competent and comfortable making cold-calls and networking to seek out employers that support effective and professional representation of Aboriginal people

• Analyze the needs of new and existing employers and guide/support them through all aspects of their recruiting, training and hiring needs while promoting the Employer Incentive Program and Youth Employment Fund

• Work with Employment Counselors to coordinate Job Trials and Placements for clients with either fixed or variable barriers to employment

• Ensure employers and clients meet all eligibility requirements of the Employment Ontario, Employer Incentive and Youth Employment Fund

• Work with employers to develop training plans, job descriptions and negotiate appropriate incentives

• Conduct regular monitors and provide job-coaching and support during the placement including identifying and resolving workplace issues that may affect participant success

Additional Duties –

• Coordinate and oversee quarterly Job Fairs, Information Sessions and miscellaneous events

• Act as a liaison between training providers, employers and Miziwe Biik clients who are participating in the Employment Ontario Incentive and Youth Employment Fund programs

• Develop/Update information packages for distribution at job fairs and information sessions

• Collect statistical data for tracking purposes

• Other duties as requested

Qualifications -

A minimum of two years successful Job Developing Experience under the Employment Ontario program

• Strong Attention to detail – meticulous paperwork

• Must be a team player

• Strong marketing, sales and negotiating skills

• Strong organizational skills for record keeping

• Excellent Presentation skills

• Experience planning professional events

• Must be self motivated with strong initiative

• Professional interpersonal and communication skills

• Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

• Post Secondary Diploma or Professional Certification in Career Counseling, Job Developing  or Marketing preferred

• Experience working in non-profit organizations an asset

 Include job title in subject line and submit Cover Letter and Resume in PDF format to:

Denise Davad Manager, Employment Services

Public Speaking & Presentation Skills Workshop

April 14th, 2014 Comments off

Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Time: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

 Space is Limited

To book your seat, please contact reception at 416-591-2310

 *Attendees will be required to actively participate

Tokens will NOT be distributed.

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WHMIS Workshop

March 5th, 2014 Comments off

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

To register please call Katt 416-591-2310 Ext: 2259 or email

Space is limited, so register today!

(Clients must be Aboriginal, Métis or Inuit and over the age of 16) (Lunch and bus tokens will be provided)

Service Canada

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Request For Proposals 2014 – 2015

January 9th, 2014 Comments off

Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training is accepting applications  from individuals and organizations for Employment and Training funding  for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.

 We are seeking applications for the following priorities:

1. Demand Driven Skilled Trades and Construction

 2. Community Service and Private Sector Organizations

 3. Youth Employment and Leadership

 4. Community Capacity Building – Management Training

 5. Economic Development – Self Employment

6. Literacy, Numeracy and Basic Skills

  Applications for the First round of proposals must be  received on or before: January 9, 2014 at 12:00p.m.

 All applications after this date will be considered on a first come,  first serve basis.

 For further information please contact:  Nicole Hill – (416) 591-8916

The Miziwe Biik 2013-2014 Grant Application Form can be found HERE

   “Subject to Government Funding”

Career Workshops – May

January 3rd, 2014 Comments off

@ 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

  • Monday, May 5, 2014, Resumes, Cover Letters & References
  • Tuesday, May 6, 2014, Interviewing Skills
  • Wednesday, May 7, 2014   Networking, Self-Marketing & LinkedIn

Facilitated by Sarah Belisle, Employment Counsellor

Please contact reception to register @ 416.591.2310 or

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Info Session: Second Career Program/ April

January 3rd, 2014 Comments off
  • Have you been laid off on or after January 1, 2005?
  • Are you currently unemployed?
  • Are you a resident of Ontario?

If so, come and find out about our program.

Info Session will be held:

Thursday, April 30, 2014

 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This 1 hour session provides clients with an introduction and overview of the Second Career program.

In addition clients will learn about the application process, participant criteria and they will receive a Q & A document to take away.

We will also open up the floor for a question period at the end of the session.

Space is limited.

To register, please contact Reception@ 416-591-2310 or

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Miziwe Biik Aboriginal & Training is excited to announce the YOUTH EMPLOYMENT FUND

November 12th, 2013 Comments off

This newly introduced Employment Ontario program is intended to help our youth find the jobs they long for; the jobs that will give them independence and the means to pursue their career goals.

As of September 2013, Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training will be enhancing the services we offer Aboriginal youth, ages 15 to 29.

Services under the Youth Employment Fund include:

• Assistance with employment and training expenses, such as books, work clothing, registration costs and materials

• Paid Job Trials and Placements up to 6 months

• Job matching and job search assistance

• Computer lab with full access to the Internet, tutorials, Microsoft Office, fax, phones, printers and photocopier

• Opportunities to attend onsite Job Fairs

• Resources and information on topics important to job searching, such as youth and community programs, job search methods, interviewing skills, networking and more

• Job counseling and mentoring to help explore options and interests

• Assistance writing cover letters and résumés

• Helpful employment and training workshops

Eligible participants are young men and women who are:

• Residents of Ontario

• between 15-29 years old

• unemployed

• not participating in full-time training or education

 For More Information Contact a Job Developer: 

Vickie Labranche


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Standard First Aid/CPR: May

November 6th, 2013 Comments off

Thursday, May 8th and Friday, May 9th

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

(Lunch and Tokens will be provided)

(You must be at least 16 years of age to participate)

(Must be Aboriginal, Metis, Inuit)

 To register please call Katt at

416-591-2310  Ext. 2259 or email

Space is Limited, so Register Today!

 (In order to be awarded a certificate, you must be present both days.)

Presenting Miziwe Biik’s 4th Quarterly Newsletter (Under “About Miziwe Biik” Tab)

October 17th, 2013 Comments off

Miziwe Biik is proud to present the forth issue of our quarterly newsletter.

In this issue and in future ones, we will be providing information regarding our programs and services, client success stories and provide answers to frequently asked questions.

Miziwe Biik has been serving the community since 1991 and we welcome your feedback. All feedback can be directed through our Facebook page via the following link;

Additional feedback can also be directed to Denise Davad at