Employment & Training

The Department provides services that will increase employability skills and reduce individual dependence on social programs.

The Mi’kmaw Employment & Training Officer is responsible for providing career and employment counseling to facilitate and promote employment opportunities for Paqtnkek clients. The department provides needs assessment and career counseling, along with identifying employment opportunities. The department also secures funding for employment activities and programs thus ensuring compliance with employment programs of the Sub-Agreement that all Mi’kmaw employment officers must adhere to.

Contact Information

  • Mi’kmaw Employment & Training Officer
  • Email: neo@paqtnkek.ca
  • Phone: 902-386-2781 (Ext 2226)
  • Fax: 902-386-2043
  • Paqtnkek Band Office
    7 Dillon Street
    Afton Station, NS
    B0A 1A0

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Please be advised that the Band office and Health centre will be closing at 1:00 today due to impending coming weather.

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Paqtnkek will be hosting our Mawio’mi April 13th and 14th. All are welcome attend!

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Paqtnkek will be hosting our Mawio’mi April 13th and 14th. All are welcome attend! 

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Buddy Young, Cultural Support worker with the Union of NS Mi'kmaw will be at the Elders Center starting at 12noon until 6pm - He can assist community members with accessing trauma supports. Also, Todd Vasello is available to meet with community members one on one.
Snacks and refreshments will be available.
We will doing a community smudge - drop by and smudge, have a cup of coffe/tea and a bite to eat.
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Buddy Young, Cultural Support worker with the Union of NS Mikmaw will be at the Elders Center starting at 12noon until 6pm - He can assist community members with accessing trauma supports.  Also, Todd Vasello is available to meet with community members one on one.  
Snacks and refreshments will be available.  
We will doing a community smudge - drop by and smudge, have a cup of coffe/tea and a bite to eat.

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