Gabriel Dumont Institute Training and Employment was established in 2006 to assist Saskatchewan’s Métis looking to improve their educational and employment outcomes. Read More
For Employment Opportunities with Gabriel Dumont Institute, please see Work With Us
The Gabriel Dumont Institute is proud to announce Pathways for Entrepreneurship, principally funded through Western Economic Diversification Canada. The Pathways for Entrepreneurship initiative provides unique supports to Métis entrepreneurs who are looking to create, maintain, or expand a business. The overall goal is to increase Métis entrepreneurship and economic growth in Saskatchewan.
GDI Training and Employment directly sponsors individuals to attend training programs, with the goal of helping Métis clients prepare for the workforce, and obtain and maintain long-term, quality employment.
Do you have a letter of offer from an employer, but need help getting prepared? The Immediate Employment Assistance Program aims to assist Métis clients who have an offer of employment but require monetary assistance to start their job.
This program is designed to help Métis individuals enter or return to the workforce by participating in a practical work experience. The employer will prepare the trainees for the labour market by using and enhancing their skills.
The Student Subsidy Program is designed to create employment opportunities for secondary and post-secondary students by offering a wage subsidy for employers hiring students during the year, usually over the summer months.
This program is designed to assist Aboriginal individuals secure apprenticeship positions with employers to help them develop marketable skills and experience, with a plan leading to journeyperson status.
There are a number of employment support services at our 11 service locations around the province. Walk-in services include current labour market information, job boards, job postings, and a computer, fax machine, and copier for updating resumes.
GDI Training and Employment administers an Aboriginal Skills and Partnership Fund in the form of an Aboriginal Apprenticeship Initiative. The Skills and Partnership Fund finances projects contributing to skills development and training for Aboriginal workers leading to long-term, meaningful employment. Contact us to learn more.