Northern Aboriginal Training for Employment Program (NATEP)

Initiative Description: 

The NATEP program for multi-barriered clients is comprised of a three month in-class training session which includes an assisted job search component followed by a 6 month paid work experience. The program combines personal development, workplace Essential Skills training and career exploration and can have a specific focus for identified target groups: e.g., multi-barriered, semi or skilled, gender, age, pre-college or trades training preparation, etc. The program uses Aboriginal material and content, as well as traditional learning/information sharing strategies such as Sharing Circles, Elder Talks, Celebration Ceremonies and Medicine Wheel.


North East Native Advancing Society (NENAS), Fort St. John, BC
Audrey Sam
Executive Director

Deanne McLeod
Program Coordinator
NENAS Innovative Learning Centre
Phone: 250-787-8845
Main Office: 250-785-0887