Employment Skills Development (ESD)
To assist groups who have similar training needs, employment objectives and employment barriers.
Training Assistance Purchase (TAP)
To purchase seats in identified training courses and/or workshops from private and public training agencies for a group or individual.
Employment Insurance Job Creation (EIJC)
To assist individuals who are on or have received EI benefits within the last three to five years with employment initiatives.
Summer Career Placement (SCP)
To assist students with meaningful and/or career related work experience.
Staff Development (SD)
To assist employers in providing training for employees whose job is at risk or having their employment terminated
Training on the Job (TOJ)
To provide hands-on work experience which will lead to continued and permanent employment.
Disability Program (DIS)
To assist disabled individuals and/or groups with training as required for employment.
Youth Program (YTH)
To assist youth that have employment barriers and face difficulty finding and/or keeping employment.
Organizational Development (OD)
To assist First Nations Bands and Organizations with obtaining outside assistance to help with program activities.
Childcare (CC)
To support initiatives designed to increase the supply of quality First Nations childcare spaces, on-reserve, for children between the ages of 0-6 years with working or studying parents

Selection/Approval Criteria

CCATEC uses an application and proposal driven process. All applications are reviewed with recommendations made by the Community Development Worker. Funding approval authority is determined by the amount requested.
Only completed application/proposals are considered for funding. Factors used in assessments range from needs of the client to the likelihood of employment at the end of the training, past experience with the applicant, cost effectiveness, and the likelihood of successful completion of the proposed activities.

Program Criteria:

Participants must be:

First Nation/Aboriginal Ancestry
Must be living in the Cariboo Chilcotin
Legally entitled to work in Canada
Under Skilled/Employment Barriers
Committed to employment/work

Proposal Process:

Proposals must be submitted minimum four weeks prior to the requested start date or by the established deadline dates and must include the following:
Supporting Band Council Resolution or Board Motion;
Workers Compensation Board (WCB) number;
Up-to-date Certificate of Insurance stating a minimum, one million dollar liability;
Current signing authorisation form;
A letter of notification stating the we have received the proposal will be sent to the applicant
CCATEC will contact applicants for additional information if required
Proposals are forwarded to appropriate body for review
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of proposal submission ie: approved or denied

Employment Assistance Services

Providing assistance to unemployed status, non-status and Inuit individuals

What you will gain:

How to explore your employment and career needs
How to access labour market information
Finding information about training, resources, and current job openings
Planning for your future


One-on-one support and employment counseling
Refer individuals for training and education as necessary
Assist First Nations individuals who are having difficulty entering and remaining in the workforce

Support Services Include:

Resume development
Cover letter development
Employment referrals
Interview techniques
Job Searches
Contact Us
205-197 North Second Avenue
Williams Lake, BC
V2G 1Z5
Phone: 250-392-2510
Fax: 250-392-2570
Monday to Friday
8:30am - 12:00pm
12:30pm - 4:00pm
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