Real support for rewarding careers

Battle River is all about supporting our businesses and residents with the tools to be successful. These resources help people in our region to discover meaningful work.

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General Employment Programs

Alberta Works has employment centres across Battle River, helping unemployed people find and keep jobs. They also help employers meet their need for skilled workers, and low-income Albertans cover their basic living costs.

Alberta Learning Information Services (ALIS) provides virtual advice and information on career and education planning. They also have occupational profiles and available jobs to help you determine your ideal career path.

Advanced Education is an Alberta government ministry that handles apprenticeship and industry training, adult learning, and student funding for the province.

Jobs, Economy & Innovation provides leadership on the government’s economic development efforts. They deliver single-door access to information and support for businesses and investors.

Labour & Immigration is an Alberta government ministry ensuring Alberta has a skilled workforce and safe, bustling workplaces to keep growing our economy.

Alberta Employment Services has a comprehensive directory with services to help Albertans find work and explore career, employment and training options.

Programs for Trades & Business

Helmets to Hardhats provides Canadian military veterans and serving reservists with apprenticeship training and rewarding careers in building, construction and maintenance industries.

Trade Secrets is Alberta’s apprenticeship and industry training system. Apprentices, trainers, employers and government work together to create a highly skilled, internationally competitive workforce.

Careers Next Gen works with Alberta schools to connect students to employers for paid internships.

Women Building Futures is a non-profit organization offering programs and services to connect women with rewarding careers

Resources for Persons with Disabilities

EmployAbilities provides programs and services to adults and youth with disabilities, medical conditions, mental health challenges, permanent injuries, and other employment barriers.

Step Up is a pre-employment program with individualized programming for persons with developmental disabilities.

Resources for Aboriginal Communities

Employment Partnerships Program is a provincial skills and employment training program that provides funding to connect Indigenous people with employment.

Indigenous Skills & Employment Training Program is a federal program that helps Indigenous people improve their skills and find employment.

Resources for Foreign Workers

The Alberta Advantage Immigration Program is for foreign workers looking to attain permanent residence. It was designed to support Alberta’s economic growth by attracting work-ready immigrants to the province.

Business Education Videos

For business and employment tips, watch these videos created by local organizations.

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