Job Shadowing Program (JSP)

Objectives

  • To provide participants with on the job employment experiences to assist them with career decision making.
  • To provide on-the-job training to participant’s targeted career goals.
  • To match participant career goals to specific employers.

Eligible Clients

  • Métis clients whether unemployed, under-employed and/or clients whose employment is at risk due to labour market changes, insufficient employment skills or certification.

Eligible Delivery Agents

  • MNO Community Councils wanting to develop capacity while enhancing employment opportunity, skills knowledge and partnership for Métis people
  • For-profit organizations, including partnerships and sole proprietorships
  • Self-employed persons
  • Aboriginal organizations
  • Government institutions
  • Non-profit groups
  • Partnerships are encouraged between delivery agents that may lead to increased employment opportunities for MNO clients.

Criteria

  • Training must relate directly to employment goals and must meet the needs of both the client and the industry or labour market.
  • Clients must access training through the MNO intake and assessment process.
  • Sponsor/Employer must possess the appropriate qualifications and expertise to develop, implement and manage the project.
  • Capital assets are not eligible expenses.
  • Proof of third party liability coverage is mandatory.
  • JSP clients shall not displace or replace existing employees or volunteers, employees on layoff; employees absent due to a labour management dispute, employees on vacation or interfere with a collective agreement.
  • Staffing must be tied directly to the project and cannot replace permanent staff.
  • Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (Workers’ Compensation or equivalent) insurance coverage must be provided by the employer for participants in accordance with, and where required by provincial regulations.

Duration

  • Projects will last for a minimum of 4 weeks up to a maximum of 16 weeks dependent upon skill level of the individual and skills required for the job.
  • The minimum workweek will be 25 hours per week and will not exceed 40 hours per week

Funding

  • CRF

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