Job Seekers

Are you…

  • Lacking workplace and occupational-related skills to find your next job?
  • Thinking about making a career transition from one occupational field to another?
  • Needing job search assistance?

Transition to Employment Services

The Transition to Employment Services Program offers job search, workplace and occupation related skills to assist unemployed individuals obtain employment in Grande Prairie and area.

Services will be individualized and customized to the job seeker’s needs. They will include:

  • Identification of short and long-term employment goals
  • Interest assessments and career planning
  • Exploration of occupational and training requirements related to employment goals
  • Resumé and cover letter preparation
  • Interview skills
  • Personal presentation and networking skills
  • Access to Northstar Digital Literacy assessment and training modules
  • Virtual employment-related sessions
  • Labour market information
  • Effective job search techniques
  • Job matching
  • Workplace supports

The cost of short-term certificate courses can be covered if they are determined to be required to obtain employment.

Our goal is to make a successful match between job seeker and employment opportunity and to provide the follow up support necessary to maintain the job.

Client Eligibility:

  • Be ready, willing and able to work
  • Be unemployed or under-employed (working on average of less than 20 hours/week)
  • Alberta resident
  • Be 18 years of age or older and legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Primarily designed for job seekers with current or previous Employment Insurance involvement or those who have paid sufficient premiums in 5 of the last 10 years.


To Learn More About Transition to Employment Services, Contact:

Catherine Dyer
Employment Director

#105, 9840 – 97th Avenue
Grande Prairie, AB T8V 7K2

Transition to Employment Services Program contracted services delivered by Carlson & Company Inc.


Please submit this form and you will be contacted within two business days for preliminary assessment of your eligibility and additional program information.

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