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A Fresh Approach to Developing Life and Career Skills
From the Ground Up!

Helping YOU Reach Your Individual Potential

Are you an unemployed Northern Albertan looking to improve your life and career skills?

Our 16 Week, No-Cost GroundWORKS Program Can Help!

Recruiting Now!

Classes Start: October 31, 2022


Do you have little or no work experience? Are you wanting to re-enter the workforce after an extended period of absence? Do you need to gain skills in order to find and maintain employment?
This is the program for you!

About the program

This ONLINE Pre-Employment Program Offers the Guidance, Training, and Tools you need to participate and thrive when learning, working, or just living everyday life, with all its ups and downs. Individuals are unique – let’s plan and strive to develop those digital, critical, essential and employment skills from the GROUND UP!

Communities we serve

Eligible Participants may face barriers to employment and currently live in the Alberta North Zone – Rural Region:

High Level

Fort McMurray

Peace River

High Prairie

Slave Lake

Grande Prairie

Grande Cache








Lac La Biche

St. Paul


Cold Lake


What You’ll Learn

  • Basic Computer skills to utilize Word, Excel, Outlook, and your cell phone.

  • Social and Life Skills to develop positive communication, adaptability, and problem-solving.

  • Essential Skills in collaboration, reading, writing, numeracy, and creativity.

  • Pre-employment skills that include resume writing, interview skills and job search techniques

  • Training provided over 16 weeks of Virtual In-Class Skills Building:

  • 12 weeks half day classes
  • 4 weeks of full-day classes
  • 1 on 1 coaching
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No Tech? No Problem!

We’ll assess your needs and loan you anything (laptops, speakers, cameras, etc.) you don’t have to help ensure your success!

Curious to find out more about GroundWORKS? We want to hear from you!

Motivated, but Not Sure Where to Start? Need More Information?

Please contact Jan Watson, North Region Program Coordinator:

Or get the process started by filling out the form below!

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Funded by Community and Social Services