Employment Services

Our aim is to provide the highest quality career and training programs to help you achieve your goals. The Employment Team assists unemployed and underemployed Inuit with:

  1. Career Counselling
  2. Job Search
  3. Training opportunities that will lead to meaningful employment
Two Inuit men doing construction work

Program Description

The Employment Services team at TI can help in a number of ways as we offer an intake and assessment with a counsellor, teach computer skills, help you attain industry recognized certificates, offer computer lab and study rooms, provide funding information and resources, assist with employment related training, coach communication and self-confidence skills.

The TI Employment Readiness Program offers training in First Aid & CPR, iSisters – technology mentoring for women, forklift and warehouse training, construction programs and security guard training. We also offer job start programs and can supply equipment like work boots, union fees, specialized training and computer hardware.

Financial assistance may be provided to employers that provide Inuit on-the-job training or work experience in the forma of a targeted wage subsidy.

Individual sponsorships are available if you’re look to apply to university, college or specialized training programs, we can help. Sponsorship includes tuition, residence, meal allowance, program materials, licensing and a living allowance. Some examples of past applicants include:

  1. Fire Fighting
  2. Hair Styling
  3. Massage Therapy
  4. Culinary
  5. Early Childhood Educator
  6. Heavy Equipment Operator / Mechanic


  • 1071 Richmond Road, Ottawa, ON

  • 613-565-5885 x211 or x214

  • Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm

Email Employment Manager