Employment Resources

Employment readiness, job opportunities, career development, training and funding.
Discover information on services and supports in your community. Helping you get to know what is available.
  • Strengthen the ability of youth, families and community to support the development of resilient connected youth.
  • Guide youth and families to know where to go and what to do when there are concerns.
Aboriginal Futures Career and Training Calgary provides education, training and employment services to Indigenous people who live in Calgary or the surrounding area. Counsellors can help with:
  • Individual career counseling
  • Action plan development
  • Resume and cover letter writing assistance
  • Job search preparation
  • Interview coaching
email: [email protected]
Phone: 403-253-5311
Academy of Learning is dedicated to helping students reach their goals quickly and easily, in a setting that builds confidence while building skills. Students receive intensive, hands-on training in a professional atmosphere. 
  • Personalized one-on-one support
  • Develop your skills step-by-step
Phone: 403-652-2116
Alberta Government Registered Apprentice Training. Trade Secrets
The Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) is a way for registered high school students to become apprentices and earn credit toward their high school diploma at the same time.
Phone: 1-800-248-4823
ALL HIGH SCHOOLS - See Guidance Counsellors for employment and training information
Bow Valley College
Supports education in business, health care, and community services. They offer certificate and diploma programs in justice studies, and creative technologies. Programs include work experience. Also offers post-diploma certificates.
High River Campus
email: [email protected]
Phone: 403-441-2399

Okotoks Campus
email: [email protected]
Phone: 403-476-2233
Community Futures
A creative self employment program designed to assist students and youth in our region to turn their ideas into jobs. They will provide tools and resources to youth who with to start, grow and fund their businesses.
Phone: 403-995-4151
High School Equivalency Diploma
Alberta Education offers two ways to earn a High School Equivalency Diploma: by accumulated credits or by completing and passing five General Educational Development (GED) Tests.
Inclusion Foothills (formerly Foothills SNAPS)
Programs offered through Foothills SNAPS include:
  • One to One Family Support
  • Transition Planning Program
  • Sibshops (for the Siblings)
  • Connections Registry (Respite, Community and program Assistants)
  • Resource Library
  • 1st R.E.D Cards
  • HIRE (Having Inclusive Rewarding Employment)
  • Foothills Employment First
They serve individuals with a barrier/disability between 16-65+; provide workshops, 1:1. Support and Transition Planning; JOBz: Youth Employment Initiative, 14-24, in-personal and distance approach; 1:1 support to all outlying communities surrounding High River and Okotoks. 
For general employment opportunities
See - Inclusion Foothills
email: [email protected]
Phone: 403-603-3232 or Toll Free: 1-866-507-6277

Inclusion Alberta
Inclusion Alberta is a non-profit federation that advocates on behalf of children and adults with developmental disabilities.
Students can attend regular college and university classes through inclusive post-secondary education. Employment Rotary, Inclusion Alberta and the Government of Alberta are committed to working in partnership with businesses and broader community to create meaningful employment opportunities for people with developmental disabilities.
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1-800-252-7556
MCG (McBride Career Group)
Provides: Assistance with resume development and cover letters, interview preparation, career and employment counseling, as well as information on educational and funding options. There are employment workshops and computer training sessions. Also, job postings by employers from local and surrounding areas.
email: [email protected]
Phone: 403-995-4377
High River
email: [email protected]
Phone: 403-601-2660