Supported Employment Program

Gateway to the Arctic Camp is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce to support camp operations. We offer competitive opportunities and pay. Our supported employment program provides additional assistance to employees who experience disabilities to ensure an environment in which all our employees can be confident in who they are and what they are capable of.

 
Our employees are the heart beet of G2A.
Learn more about our supported employment program at g2arctic.org.
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Goals

  • Provide jobs in the community, working alongside peers who do not have disabilities

  • Identify where each employee is on our model and develop a plan of progression

  • Provide on-the-job training that encompasses EQ, IQ, SQ & motor skill training

  • Provide ongoing support based upon the individual employee’s needs, such as graduating the employee from our program and assisting him in acquiring another job


Values

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Sustainability

  • Building for future generations

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Purpose Driven

  • Ensuring our purpose is what leads us

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Replicable

  • A simple and reproducible model

Quality

  • Quality over quantity

 

Want to join our team?

We are looking for employees that have experience in, or a desire to receive training in, the following skills:

  • Facility maintenance and repair

  • New construction — carpentry, electrical, plumbing, etc.

  • Agriculture — gardening, crop management, birch syrup production, animal management, etc.

  • Camp programming and design

  • Small engine operation and repair

  • Volunteer management and administration

While employees arrive with various skill sets, our goal is to work together to develop new levels of skill acquirement and confidence in all tasks and responsibilities.

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Scalable

  • Program structure that supports growth

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Celebrate

  • Focusing on people’s strengths and victories

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Diverse

  • Including all types of people

 
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Job Coaching

G2A partners with Nadon Family Home, an organization that provides services for individuals who experience disabilities. Nadon Family Home provides job coaching services to our eligible special needs employees. Job coaches work 1-on-1 or in small groups to provide high-quality support that promotes confidence and independence for all special needs employees.

Apply now to become a team member!