Achieving Concrete Essentials
The ACE Program can help you gain a solid footing in the labour market, identify your career goals, and unleash your potential via a social enterprise:
What is a Social Enterprise?
A social enterprise is an organization that applies commercial strategies to maximize improvements in financial, social and environmental well-being.
Tóta Ma’s Café is a social enterprise established through the ACE program and is used as a training facility to allow participants to implement their learned customer service skills, communication skills, leadership and team work skills. Tóta Ma’s Café is a low-waste café with the values of language, culture, and keeping in mind our environmental responsibility as First Nations people.
Tewatohnhi’saktha is seeking highly motivated individuals interested in developing new skills and opportunities to join our 2020 ACE Team!
Are you currently…
- Looking for new opportunities?
- Looking to go back to school?
- On Social Assistance?
- Interested in academic upgrading?
What can the Achieving Concrete Essentials program do for me?
- You will better understand your personal priorities, including what type of work would best fit your aspirations and potential skills.
- You will know more about community resources, needs and organizations.
- You will have more insight into who you are, including what motivates you.
- You will be capable and experienced in the planning and operating of a business.
- You will have real on-the-job experience.
- You will get increased competence and self-confidence in accomplishing your goals.
- You will be oriented towards and have an understanding of social enterprises.
We are offering:
1.) On the job training
Participants will focus on such topics as interpersonal development, communication skills, employability skills and general awareness on several topics.
2.) Professional Mentoring
Guest speakers from various organizations and businesses share employment opportunities, personal success stories, and general career building information.
3.) Ability to Launch a Business
Real on the job experience, operating and maintaining a business, understanding what goes into the launch and upkeep of a business
Application Deadline: September 25, 2020 @ 4:00 p.m.
*Applications can be picked up and dropped off at Tota Ma’s Café, and are available online: www.tewa.ca
- Interested parties must fill out an application package and submit a résumé and cover letter to Tewatohnhi’saktha.
- A signed privacy waiver, copy of photo ID and 2 references must also be provided.
- Applications MUST be received by the deadline to be considered.
Documents you can print for your application:
The ACE team will begin working on a contract basis from (October 19 – March 26 )
Employment Fact Sheet:
Achieving Concrete Essentials (ACE) Employment
ACE is an employment opportunity that allows you to experience on the job training, the development of both personal and career skills that help you pursue a career.
What Do You Do?
ACE allows employees the opportunity to explore different paths to discover one’s potential whether it is in starting a business, a career, or continuing education.
The employment contract is 22 weeks with a salary of $13.10/hr with 7.5 hr shifts, 5 days a week. Benefits include paying into unemployment, wellness days, MSI and paid holidays.
At Tota Ma’s Café along with the possibilities of other community organizations.
While working in ACE, employees have discovered career opportunities right away and in fields never thought of before.
Exploring and Pursuing Passions
Business is one aspect of ACE but you are encouraged to cultivate opportunities in other areas, and explore potential career options available to you.
ACE employees have access to support services such as employment counselors, KSCS support workers, business officers, facilitators, and other resources.
ACE employees participate in various workshops covering a wide variety of topics including: communications workshops, cultural workshops, community organizations, CPR training, mental health training, and many guest speakers.
Through ACE you will learn the core skills and knowledge necessary to plan, operate and manage a business/social enterprise.
Allows for academic upgrading through FNRAEC, and exploring CEGEP/University and vocational programs.
ACE gives employees the chance to reconnect and learn our culture through events and workshops focused on our culture, traditions, history and worldview as Onkwehonwe people.
ACE will assist you with learning general computer skills and programs such as Microsoft office, and various applications such as Outlook, Google Docs and Zoom through different workshops.
For More Information:
Lou Ann Stacey, Coordinator/Facilitator
Louann.firstname.lastname@example.org or 450-638-4280
Jodi Ouimet, Assistant Facilitator
Jodi.Ouimet@kedc.biz or Tel: 450-638-4280