If you're a job seeker looking for resources to help you find a job or get education and training, you'll find a range of tools and resources that can help you in your job search and career development. Whether you're just starting out, looking to change careers, or looking to advance in your current field, these resources can provide valuable support and guidance. Continue reading to learn more about what's available and how you can access these resources.
The St. Albert Public Library offers free virtual one-on-one consultations with a Resume and Job Search Tutor. Their Career Resources Centre provides free computer access, services and information to help you with career planning and job search.
- Resume and Job Search Tutor
- Staff Support for career planning
- Free printing for resumes and cover letters
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Working at the City of St. Albert means you will join a dedicated team that aims for excellence in all that we do. We offer a wide range of exciting and challenging job opportunities that support the delivery of high-quality programs and services to our residents. We invite you to explore the many reasons why the City of St. Albert might be the right fit for you!
ALIS (Alberta Learning Information Service) is a website that provides information about post-secondary education and training options in the Canadian province of Alberta. It includes information on programs and courses offered by Alberta's colleges, technical institutes, and universities, as well as information on financial aid and scholarships. Additionally, the website also provides job search resources, career planning tools, and information about employment opportunities and career options in Alberta such as information about different industries and occupations in the province, including information about job outlook, wages, and education and training requirements.
BGS Career Ventures has provided Career Development Services throughout Alberta for over three decades. They deliver high quality support and expertise to clients as they move through the process of self-assessment, identifying current employment trends, establishing realistic goals and setting out action steps to reach their goals.
Bredin Centre for Learning provides responsive services that empower and connect people to fully contribute to their community through pathways to education and employment. They currently offer government funded programs to support Unemployed Albertans and Newcomers to Canada in Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer and Spruce Grove.
Career Leap Alberta is a program offered by the Government of Alberta, Canada that aims to help individuals explore and pursue new career opportunities. The program provides funding for individuals to take courses, training, or other educational opportunities that will help them transition to new careers. It also provides support services such as career counseling and mentoring to help individuals identify and achieve their career goals. Career Leap Alberta is designed to help Albertans who have been affected by economic changes and are looking to upgrade their skills and pursue new opportunities in high-demand fields.
Directions for Wellness is a cost-effective training provider alternative to the larger Public and Corporate Institutions. Our participants’ successes are enhanced by our ability to focus on quality, professional dedication and the importance of community. We believe that all individuals should be provided with the opportunity to increase their capabilities. We are dedicated to the promotion of holistic change in peoples’ lives.
Since 1981, EMCN has been supporting immigrants and refugees to settle, integrate and thrive in Edmonton. EMCN provides comprehensive settlement services and targeted programs for immigrants and refugees to support them in achieving confidence, a sense of belonging, and a successful life in Canada. EMCN services include language services and programming, therapeutic and social services, settlement services, bridging and training programs, employment services, and community development initiatives.
The Elizabeth Fry Society Work4Women Employment Program offers services to women who have been, are at risk of, or are currently in contact with the legal system. Women accessing employment services face a variety of barriers such as poverty, mental health issues, addiction issues, child welfare issues and childcare concerns, criminal records, isolation, illiteracy, lack of education and training and discrimination.
EmployAbilities is a non-profit, charitable organization providing services to Albertans for over 45 years. We work with adults and youth with medical conditions, permanent injuries, disabilities, mental health issues and barriers to employment. EmployAbilities is recognized as a leader in developing and managing programs, services and resources designed to reduce barriers for individuals and increase participation in the labour force.
It’s not just about aligning your skills with a job description—it’s about knowing your personality, workstyle and career goals. The Headhunters specializes in servicing the following industries, Accounting & Finance, General Management, Office Personnel, Human Resources, Sales & Marketing, Customer Service, Operations & Supply Chain, Engineering and Information Technology.
The Maskwacis Employment Center (MEC) was established in 2008 through a partnership between the Ermineskin Cree Nation, Louis Bull Tribe, Montana Cree Nation, Samson Cree Nation, Alberta Human Services (Alberta Works), and Aboriginal Affairs & Northern Development Canada. They officially opened our doors to the public on February 1, 2009. MEC was created with the vision of providing a community-based, community-focused, community-supported and community-directed center that addresses the unique needs of each individual. It adopts a holistic approach to addressing the employment needs of the Maskwacis people, in cooperation with other programs and services.
An affiliate of the Métis Nation of Alberta and holding a triple mandate in education, training and research, Rupertsland Training Institute offers a variety of training programs, employment services and information to Métis people through a network of offices across Alberta.
Education and Training
St. Albert Further Education has been providing St. Albert residents with adult learning opportunities since 1974. They offer courses that interest and support the community. Their non-profit department, Star Literacy, provides free one-on-one tutoring to help adults to improve their reading, writing, math and English Language Skills. Their many members advertise for reduced rates and provide many courses for adults and children.
Canada's Open University is dedicated to the removal of barriers that restrict access to and success in university-level study and to increasing equality and educational opportunities for adult learners worldwide.
The Self-Employment Program uses seasoned entrepreneur trainers to help Albertans make the transition from employment to business ownership. Through a combination of group sessions and personal coaching over a 26-week period this program gives students both the technical skills and the confidence to greatly improve their likelihood of success as they venture into the world of self-employment. This program is presented by entrepreneurs in partnership with and fully funded by the Government of Alberta with support from the Government of Canada. There is no cost to those who attend the program.
Enable youth on their path to rewarding careers. Allowing young people to explore careers that are in demand now and in the future. Connect learning to earning with a focus on staying in school and improving grades. Empower youth with knowledge of opportunities, both in the workforce and post-secondary.
NAIT’s hands-on, technology-based education and applied research are essential to the productivity and prosperity of Alberta. Graduates have the knowledge and skills employers want. NAIT offers degrees, diplomas, certificates and apprentice training, all of which are offered through four schools: JR Shaw School of Business, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, School of Health and Life Sciences, and the School of Skilled Trades.
NorQuest College is the Edmonton region’s largest community college, serving 19,354 students annually through full-time, part-time, online, face-to-face, and regional learning options. NorQuest helps students with diverse educational backgrounds complete or further their studies. Their foundational programs offer employment readiness, academic upgrading, and English language training.
Careers and Work Integrated Learning is the vital link between the business community and the Alberta School of Business providing employability skills development and job opportunities for all students within the faculty, delivering valuable career counselling, enhancing job search skills through career development services, and helping employers meet their campus recruitment needs.
TECHCareers, a Manpower Alberta Program, is a no-cost government-funded training program, providing job search support to unemployed EI eligible Albertans, semi-skilled and skilled needing employment change support, short term skill development and workforce adjustment.
Funded by the Alberta Ministry of Labour & Immigration.
Qualifications for TECHCareers:
- A current resident of Alberta
- 18 years of age or older
- Currently unemployed or EI eligible & contact Manpower to define eligibility
- Legally entitled to work in Canada
- Ready, willing, and able to participate in full time employment