MTE Services

Métis Training to Employment Services (MTES)


Métis Training to Employment Services Lac la Biche

The MTE Program provides high quality employment services through a province-wide network of 10 Métis Training to Employment Services (MTES) offices and two Mobile Métis Employment Services units. In this way, the MTE Program ensures that Métis people from across the province receive standardized employment assistance in their communities.

Each MTES office has well trained staff with knowledge of the local community and the employment outlook in their respective regions. Services available at each MTES include:

  • Employment assessment and action planning
  • Employment counselling
  • Services for persons with disabilities
  • Assistance with entrance to, and funding options for, post-secondary and other training programs
  • Information and access to custom designed training projects specially designed for Alberta Métis
  • Information on scholarships and bursaries
  • Assistance with developing a high quality resume
  • Referral to jobs and employers
  • Career planning, educational and other labour market information
  • Access to computers, photocopiers and other resources

Mobile Métis Training to Employment Services

In 2011, RLI acquired a second and improved mobile unit for services to rural communities. The first and oriiginal mobile unit served within an urban pilot project in 2011 and will now be dedicated to increasing awareness of RLI’s programs and services across remote regions and schools in Alberta.

From October 1, 2010 to March 31, 2012, the Mobile MTES units provided services for 389 clients in the following locations:

  • Ashmont
  • Athabasca
  • Airdrie
  • Calgary
  • Carcajou School
  • Cold Lake
  • Crowsnest Pass
  • Dixonville
  • Drayton Valley
  • Edmonton
  • Edson
  • Fort Macleod
  • Fort Saskatchewan
  • Fort Vermillion
  • Fox Creek
  • Glendon
  • Grande Cache
  • Grande Prairie
  • High Level
  • Hinton
  • Keg River
  • Lethbridge
  • Lloydminster
  • Manning
  • Medicine Hat
  • Morinville
  • Onion Lake
  • Paddle Prairie
  • Peace River
  • Rocky Mountain House
  • Saint Paul
  • Spruce Grove
  • Stony Plain
  • Swan Hills
  • Valleyview
  • Vermillion
  • Westlock