2019 Career Employment Match Program

Attention Treaty #3 Post Secondary Students


“A Summer Employment Program for Post-Secondary Students”

 If you are up to 30 years of age, currently attending a recognized post-secondary institution and will be looking for a job for the summer, inquire about the Career Employment Match Program. This program is intended to provide you, as a post-secondary student with employment that is related to your specific field of study. Please read the program guidelines and criteria to ensure that you meet eligibility guidelines.

 Priority: All jobs will be considered; however, careers that are identified as a “skills shortage” in the Treaty #3 area will be given priority.

 Objective: To provide summer employment opportunities to Treaty 3 post-secondary students in career-related employment in their specific field of study.

Application Guidelines and Criteria:

  • Employment must be related to student’s career goals and field of study;
  • Student must be attending a recognized post-secondary institute and provide a letter of verification;
  • Students must take initiative of finding a suitable employer;
  • Students must register as a “jobseeker” through the Anokiiwin Job Connect website:

www.shooniyaajobconnect.com and submit resume with program application;

  • Employers must also register as an “employer” through the Anokiiwin Job Connect website;
  • Employment can take place anytime between May 13, 2019 to August 30, 2019, but limited to maximum of 12 weeks; Employers have the option to extend employment period at their own cost;

Students who are eligible:

  • Must have completed at least one year of full-time post-secondary studies and be resuming full-time studies in the fall of 2019;
  • Must be a Treaty #3 member, up to 30 years of age, at time of application;
  • Must be available to attend a Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong Youth oriented sponsored 1 day event

Employers who are eligible:

  • Non-profit, or private sector, in operation for a minimum of 6 months and provide evidence;
  • Be able to contribute a minimum of 10% towards hourly wage of above noted rates;
  • Costs for Mandatory Employment Related Costs, and WSIB/private insurance, are eligible for non-profit employers;
  • Must have third party liability insurance or WSIB;
  • Must be able to provide quality work experience, safety polices, training and guided supervision;
  • Must agree to allow student to attend Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong sponsored event (1-day);
  • Must be in satisfactory standing with Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong – i.e. management of previous or current projects
  • Agree to the “Employment and Training Agreement”

Assessment:     All applications will undergo an assessment process, which will include:

  • Student and Employer meet eligibility criteria;
  • The job is identified as a skills shortage in the Treaty #3 area;
  • The value of the work experience being provided;
  • The employment matches the career/educational field of the student;
  • Availability of program funds.

Deadline: Mail, fax, or deliver your application package by April 26, 2019

Contact Shirley Kelly, Program Supervisor, at 1-800-545-5113, or (807) 468-2030, for further information about the program or application process. Mail, fax or deliver your application package to:

Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong Employment and Training Centre

580 Lakeview Drive, P.O. Box 2909, Kenora, Ontario P9N 3X8

Fax: (807) 468-1813


CEM Package 2019 – Word

CEM Package 2019 – PDF