As one of the regional commissions of the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador (AFNQL), the First Nations Human Resources Development Commission of Quebec (FNHRDCQ), on behalf of 27 First Nations communities, is responsible for administering the Indigenous Skills and Employment Training (ISET) Program and the Urban ISET Program, which supports First Nations, Métis and Inuit people living in urban areas across Quebec. Through its 31 Employment and Training Service Centres (ETSCs), located in 27 First Nations communities and 4 cities (Montreal, Quebec City, Val-d’Or and Sept-Îles), the FNHRDCQ helps clients enter the labour market by offering various employment and training measures.
In a culturally adapted environment, First Nations achieve prosperity through meaningful employment.
To contribute to the personal and professional fulfilment of First Nations by actively supporting their path to employment.
The FNHRDCQ accomplishes its mission by carrying out the following mandate:
- CLIENTELE — Provide the full range of employment and training programs and services to all clients – which encompass First Nations citizens residing on and off communities as well as urban Indigenous citizens;
- COUNSELLING — Support individuals in their professional development while taking into account their particular needs and aspirations;
- CAPACITY — Maintain a culture of efficiency and excellence through skills development and the continuous improvement of organizational capacity;
- PARTNERSHIP— Maintain constructive relationships with stakeholders in education, social development, economic development and the labour market to ensure the strengthening and harmonization of the actions
of the collective.