MIZIWE BIIK

Aboriginal Employment and Training

Office/ Remote Operations Closed for the Holidays

Staff will be taking December 24 -26 off for the holidays. All inquiries (email and phone) will be answered on December 27, 2021

Call For Proposals (2022-2023)

Employers, Individuals, and Community Organizations are welcome to access our funding! We are accepting applications on a rolling basis.

Join our Skilled Trades Youth Committee

We are seeking Indigenous youth (between the ages of 15-25) to sit on our committee and advise on upcoming trades programming.

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Christmas Bag of Goodies! (registration closed)

This year our popular Christmas bag of goodies program is returning! One Goodie Bag per Family unit with additional Children’s Bag per child. Registration is now closed. 

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Miziwe Biik is operating online

Our office is closed but we are working online (email, phone, and video) with clients and community members. If you have any questions or need support please connect with us by emailing Reception@miziwebiik.com or call us at 416-591-2310.

Here to support you

We work with Indigenous community members in the Greater Toronto Area to support them in navigating employment and training services.

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Job Board

Check out our job board, with listings created specifically for Indigenous community members.

Education and Training

We offer a variety of funded workshops and courses, from single-day certifications to year-long pre-apprenticeships and training.

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Trades

We fund training courses in a variety of different trades. Then when you’re ready to find a job we can connect you with industry contacts and help you apply.

More Services

1 on 1 advice and support

Our team of specialists are trained to support and help you in whatever way you need.

Email us to set up an appointment.

Funding work placements

Miziwe Biik offers different funding programs to organizations and businesses, which all aim to assist with employing or training our clients.

 

Self employment and business

Our specialists can help you develop a business plan. You may also be eligible to receive business grants – we can help you find and apply for them.

Contact reception to find out more.

Help with your GED

We provide funding for study materials and transport. You can get 1 on 1 support and help with applying to courses. Email Tim@miziwebiik.com to find out more.

Housing

The Miziwe Biik Development Corporation (MBDC) can help you with a downpayment for a home. We also provide loans for housing developers.

Employment Resource Centre

Currently all services are provided online.

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Jamie-Lee landed in Toronto and connected with Miziwe Biik as an introduction to the city’s Indigenous community and economy. She found herself in a role at imagineNATIVE.

Upcoming Training and Courses

Dec 2021

Contact Us

Connect with us

All our services are still available online

Address

167-169 Gerrard Street East, Toronto ON M5A 2E4

Business Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30-4:30