Members

EAS

Welcome to Employment Assistance Services!  We offer many services for our community members and also serve the communities of Scowlitz and Leq’a:mel First Nation. 

EMPLOYMENT SERVICES:

Who Is eligible for Employment Services?

· If you are an Aboriginal person residing on Sts’ailes, Scowlitz or Leq’a:mel bands, you qualify for all of the Employment Services
· You must be 15 years and older
· You must have a valid Social Insurance Number

What do I do first?

· To access any of the sevices list below, just phone or come in to our office or visit one of our Outreach Offices

Resource Room

· 10 computers available for internet job research and education related purposes
· Job Posting board and binder
· Pamphlet stands with training and education information

Job & Career Search

· Assistance with resumes, cover letters, faxing and emailing
· One to One Sessions with a CDP for employment goals, job search, creating or updating resumes and cover letters
· Referral to community or local job opportunities
· Individual Career Assessments
· Local Labor Market Information

EAS Outreach Services

CDP’s provide employment services as follows:

· Scowlitz First Nation
Tuesdays-8:30am to 3:30pm 

· Leq’a:mel First Nation
Thursdays-8:30am to 3:30pm       

Vocational Training 

This service is for all Aboriginal people residing in our service area who require skill development training in order to gain a competitive edge to secure and retain employment.  

Funding Process:

· Meet with a CDP at least 2 months prior to the start date of training
· You will be asked to do research and provide backup documents for recognized programs · After the application package and research is complete, you will be required to take an assessment
· If you have followed all these steps and shown a commitment to this process, your application will be reviewed

*Applicants interested in vocational training must be unemployed or underemployed

**Vocational funding is extremely limited and is NOT guaranteed. Some programs are not eligible for funding.
 


LOCATION & HOURS OF OPERATION


4691 Salish Way
Agassiz, BC V0M 1A1


Office Hours:

Monday-Friday
8:00am to 4:00pm
(closed from 12:00 to 1:00pm)


CONTACT INFORMATION

Tel: 604-796-5536
Fax:
604-796-5684
Toll free Tel:
1-877-337-5536


Staff Information

Shelley Felix - Supervisor / Career Development Practitioner
E-mail: shelley.felix@stsailes.com

Stephanie Phair – Employment Assistant
E-mail: stephanie.phair@stsailes.com

Verna Leon – Career Development Practitioner
E-mail: verna.leon@stsailes.com 

Robin Chapman – Career Development Practitioner
E-mail: robin.chapman@stsailes.com


 




*Sts’ailes Employment Assistance Services is funded by Sto:lo Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Services