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Anishinabek Employment and Training Services

Employment and Training Services

Delivers Human Resources Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) related programs and services to members of the participating communities
  • Assists Indigenous people to pursue education and employment opportunities
  • Offers financial support/wage subsidies and opportunity through a number of client-based and project-based programs which are listed on website
  • Partners with Supercom Industries LP (a six-community First Nations owned enterprise involved with the transmission line route of the proposed East West Tie) and delivers various training initiatives posted on website
  • Holds status under the Indigenous Skills and Employment Training Program (ISET)
Job Seeker services include:
  • Career Planning
  • Continuing Education Assistance
  • Elder In Residence Support
  • Employment Advising
  • Job Development Support
  • Life Skills Support
Employer Services include:
  • Free online job posting board and internal office job posting bulletin board for employers looking for prospective employees
  • Collection of applications and related forms and packaging/forwarding for employers if required
  • Hosting employer briefings/information videos in boardroom for job seekers
  • Assistance with booking and/or hosting interviews with prospective workers
  • Referrals of qualified candidates to job postings
  • Circulation of applicable job postings to the applicable applicants employer is seeking
  • Wage subsidies for First Nation citizens to overcome labour market barriers
  • Training programs for prospective employees
  • Tailored Personality Dimensions Training workshops for employers and Indigenous communities
Head office: Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation, P.O. Box 193, Heron Bay, ON P0T 1R0
Catchment area includes the following First Nations communities and reserves:
  • Animbiigoo Zaagiigan Anishinaabek (Lake Nipigon Ojibway)
  • Biigtigong Nishnaabeg (Pic River)
  • Kiashke Zaaging Anishinabek (Gull Bay First Nation)
  • Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek (Sand Point)
  • Michipicoten First Nation
  • Pays Plat First Nation
  • Pic Mobert First Nation
  • Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek (Rocky Bay First Nation)
  • Red Rock Indian Band
Hours of Operation
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1630

Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Computer Lab, Waverley Resource Library Mon-Thu 9:30 am-9 pm * Fri-Sat 9:30 am-5 pm
Computer Lab, Brodie Resource Library Mon-Wed 10 am-8 pm * Thu-Sat 10 am-5 pm * Sun 12 noon-4 pm
  • On or off reserve First Nations members of the nine participating communities or individual based programs
  • Must be unemployed, underemployed, or out of school for 12 months
  • Program must not be eligible for Band Post Secondary funding
  • Demonstrated need for assistance
Application Process
  • Recommendations for referral to a First Nation's Review Committee are based on a successful completion of the Employment Counselling and Assessment Process
  • Requests considered on a first come first served basis and reviewed pending availability of funding
  • Process takes 2-4 weeks and approval must be confirmed prior to starting
Documents Required
Call for information
Fully Accessible ; Includes a fully-accessible gender-neutral washroom
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
April 22, 2021