Our mission is to provide effective, holistic employment services to Splatsin Band Members in a safe, respectful and culturally appropriate manner. To serve as a link for Band Members seeking training, education and employment with relevant employment services, resources, funding sources and potential employers.
Our goal is to empower Splatsin Band Members to reach their full potential with regard to training, education and employment/career goals and increase employment and income levels for as many Band Members as possible in order to enhance individual and family quality of life.
Splatsin Employment Services are provided through an employment counselor currently located in the Education portable. The role of the employment counselor is to facilitate and support the employment of Splatsin members through career assessment, employment planning and coaching, employment readiness training, job placement assistance and on the job support.
Joanne Willard, Employment Counsellor
5775 Old Vernon Rd.
Monday to Thursday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
(250) 838-6496 ext. 714
Services available to Band Members:
- Career Assessment and planning (Interests, Skills, Strengths, etc.)
- Career/Job Exploration
- Job Search Information (Job board, websites, etc.)
- Employability skills/counselling
- Training opportunities and funding options
- Post-Secondary Information/Assistance