Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Applied sciences receives $30K donation

Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Applied sciences receives K donation

The Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Applied sciences (SIIT) has acquired a $30,000 donation from Contractor Connection and SGI Canada to enhance infrastructure and to help college students with licensing, security and technical coaching.

Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Applied sciences receives $30K donation

Contractor Connection Canada partnered with SGI to provide again to the group. Collectively, they brainstormed and got here up with the concept to assist individuals by offering expertise to college students within the trades and paving the way in which for the way forward for the development staff.

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“We really imagine this donation right now is simply the beginning of such a robust relationship and partnership to organizations rooted in beliefs like giving again, serving to develop others, and constructing a extra sustainable future for all,” stated Cortney Younger, vice-president of Contractor Connection.

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SGI president and CEO Penny McCune says it’s necessary for individuals in Saskatchewan who’re taking over the trades because it advantages the province.

With this donation, McCune stated it would assist the institute and all of the communities across the province.

“This donation is simply an instance of a few of the helps and methods that we now have in place to be various and inclusive as an organization,” stated McCune.

“Investing in Indigenous packages is necessary to Saskatchewan and (it’s) one thing at SGI Canada we actually need to prioritize.”

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The primary SIIT Profession Centre opened in Regina the place its success in serving to First Nations job seekers acquire employment. Now, SIIT has grown since.

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SIIT vice-president of employment growth and profession companies, Lisa Shingoose, stated the donation will develop all 9 SIIT Profession Centre areas throughout Saskatchewan.

“Our companions, Contractor Connections and SGI, we’re extraordinarily grateful for the present of $30,000 that will likely be used among the many 9 profession centres to improve our technological infrastructure at every website,” stated Shingoose.

“Entry to expertise and supporting infrastructure is extraordinarily important to the profession centre success.”

Shingoose stated by means of their expertise, job seekers can receive security tickets, full resumes, compete for positions posted on-line and entry the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Commerce Certification Fee on-line registration.

Over the past yr, Shingoose stated the profession centres collectively labored with about 4,200 job seekers and helped to place them on pathways that assist them turn out to be labour-ready for trade companions. Because of that work, the profession centre efficiently positioned about 2,300 individuals into jobs with their trade companions.

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