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New round of G.R.E.A.T. program in January 2017

18 October 2016 

Public Service Announcement

New round of G.R.E.A.T. program in January 2017

A new round of the "Getting Ready for Employment and Training", or G.R.E.A.T. program, will be offered in Qikiqtarjuaq, Kimmirut, Kugaaruk, Arviat, Clyde River and Hall Beach, from January 16 to April 21, 2017.

This 14-week program combines course content on essential skills, computers, personal portfolio development and work readiness. A two-week, mentored work experience is included.

Individuals accepted to this program will:

  • Develop and/or improve the necessary skills needed for employment.
  • Reflect on personal and career goals, and identify learning and career opportunities.
  • Create an up-to-date resumé and cover letter, and practice interview skills.
  • Know more about employment opportunities in Nunavut.

If you are an income assistance client living in one of these communities and you want to apply for the program, you can talk to your local income assistance worker to learn more. Program participants who maintain their attendance receive a training incentive.

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Media Contact:

Jade Owen
Communications Specialist
Department of Family Services
867-975-5207
jowen@gov.nu.ca