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Apply now for January 2018 session of the G.R.E.A.T. program

30 October 2017

Public Service Announcement

Apply now for January 2018 session of the G.R.E.A.T. program

Would you like to develop skills that will help you find employment?

The "Getting Ready for Employment and Training", or G.R.E.A.T Program, will be offered in Grise Fiord, Resolute Bay, Whale Cove, Taloyoak, Arviat and Naujaat from January 15 until April 20, 2018.

This 14-week program provides training in essential skills, computers, personal portfolio development and work readiness. A two-week, mentored work experience is included.

Individuals who participate in this program will:

  • Develop and/or improve the skills needed for employment.
  • Reflect on personal and career goals, and identify learning and career opportunities.
  • Create an up-to-date resume and cover letter, and practice interview skills.
  • Learn 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 regularly attend will receive an attendance incentive.

For more information, please contact Karyn Vanden Boomen at 867-975-5244 or


Media Contact:

Jade Owen
Communications Specialist
Department of Family Services