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Batchewana First Nation
Economic Development

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Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community
  • Provides services through guidance and partnership with Waubetek Business Development Corporation
  • Works to generate and maintain permanent employment for individuals through the creation and support of self-employment initiatives and economic-based community projects
  • Works to access funding for band-owned business ventures
  • Provides coaching in areas such as business plan development and assistance in obtaining financial support for people wanting to start own business
  • Maintains local business directory
  • Responsible for development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members

Training and Employment Assistance
Provides employment assistance in following areas:
  • Pre-employment assistance with necessary skills training to compete in the job market
  • Employment start-up assistance for individuals entering full-time, part-time and seasonal employment; eligible expenses are: supplies (hard hats, work boots/shoes, gloves), clothing (nursing uniforms, coveralls), and one-time travel expenses for relocation purposes
  • May also cover expenses such as recertification tests (First Aid/CPR, welding tickets), medicals, bus passes and testing fees
Comments
Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC)Political Territorial Organization: Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI)Robinson-Huron TreatyWaubetek Business Development Officer is Norma-Jean Sagassige, ph-705-285-4275, fx-705-285-4584, email-nsagassige@waubetek.com
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm Sep-JunMon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:15 pm * Fri 8 am-12 noon Jul-Aug
Eligibility
Members of Batchewana First Nation
Application Process
Training and Employment Assistance Individuals must provide written proof of employment, training requirements and any needed supplies/testing and certification requirements
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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