Career, Employment and Education Resources (CEER)

About

We support youth and adults in the community with short and long-term goals as it relates to your education and career journey. These services are offered in a supportive atmosphere to help community members achieve employment goals and to foster a sense of focus and self-confidence in order to compete in the labour market successfully. Contact the CEER department today for more information. We are committed to helping the local urban Indigenous community reach their career and education goals!

Services

How to Reach Us

8:30am – 4:30pm
Monday to Friday

231 Regina Avenue
Victoria, BC
V8Z 1J6

Tel: (250) 384-3211
Fax: (250) 384-1586

Director: Nadia Salmaniw ~ S’ahn N’ahn Guu’as

Email: nadia.s@vnfc.ca

Events Calendar

Employment Support

Support services include: job search, resume writing, cover letters, and interview preparation, Career guidance and exploration.

Short-term Skills Development

Skills development & training, such as First Aid, Food Safe, driver training class N and up, and more. Please also inquire about our outreach programs run through Group Workshops or Group Offerings in Community.

Funding For Post-secondary Education

Education funding for tuition & books (Certificate, Diploma, Undergrad); navigation for bursaries, scholarships and other funding sources. We welcome in students in the following time periods:

– Fall Semester Students (Sept-Dec) – contact us in July

– Winter Semester Student (Jan-Apr) – contact us in November

– Spring/Summer Semester (May-Aug) – contact us in March

*NOTE: Intake is first-come-first-serve, pending funding availability.

Career Transition

Career transition support for mid-career adult professionals including career matchmaking and job placement with local employers. Access to other CEER services available. Funded through our ELST (Employment, Life Skills & Training) program.

Entrepreneurship Support

Indigenous Business 1:1 Mentoring Program for entrepreneurs. If you are looking to launch a business, work as an artist, grow your business or improve your small business. Please contact us for the next offering.

Job Club

Welcoming the community to a once a week in-person drop-in job club. Drop-in any time between 1pm and 4pm on Monday’s in the Computer Lab. If you can’t join us for our drop-in or would like the latest information about CEER please join our Facebook group for employment opportunities, resources and local information in the Greater Victoria area.

Resources

Employment Resources Camosun College Supports for Students Local Bursaries & Scholarships Alternative Funding Options Additional Resources

Contact CEER today for
more information