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First Nations Summer Career Placement Program | Aboriginal Futures:




In partnership with Community Futures Treaty Seven (CFT7), Aboriginal Futures offers a First Nations Summer Career Placement program designed to assist First Nations Treaty Status students secure summer employment that will prepare them for their future entry into the labour market. By providing financial assistance towards the wage of a student, Aboriginal Futures and CFT7 encourage employers to hire secondary and post-secondary students for summer employment whom they would not normally hire in the absence of First Nations Career Placement funding.

The benefit of the program is two-fold:

  • For employers, the program reduces the cost of hiring a new employee and can help create new
    or additional jobs
  • For a student, career related work experience is obtained and prepares the student for future labour market participation

Eligible Applicants

  • Must be registered as full-time students, as determined by the educational institution
  • Students must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Students must not have another full-time summer job
  • Must be of First Nations Treaty Status and living off of the reserve for a minimum of 4 months
  • No preference may be given to students who are immediate family members of an employer, director or senior officer of the employer
  • Applicants must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start date of the placement


  • The employment created would not be available without FNSCP funding and the employer will not receive another wage subsidy from any other government program for this position
  • The students cannot displace or replace existing employees, volunteers, employees on layoff or on vacation

Eligible Expenses

Summer wage

Deadline Date



Contact Name: Aboriginal Futures

Phone Number: 403.253.5311

E-mail Address:


Industry: Indigenous, Location: Alberta ,
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