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Shooniyaa Wa Biitong
Employment and Training Centre, Eastern Area Office

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  • Offers employment counselling
  • Provides support, information and publications on career planning
  • Maintains local labour market information and trends for the area
  • Facilitates community presentations and workshops related to employment
  • Assists with the development of work action plans
  • Teaches job search techniques and strategies
  • Offers computer lab areas, access to a photocopier, facsimile and telephones for job search activities
  • Accommodates individuals with disabilities who have been accepted into training programs
Financial AssistanceIndividuals enrolled in programming may be eligible for:
  • Training wages while receiving on-the-job training
  • Training allowance while attending training
  • Supplementary allowance for child care, commuting or accommodations and related expenses if living away from home during training
Projects may be eligible for financial assistance to off-set costs related to:
  • Hiring of training instructors
  • Purchase of training supplies and materials
  • Overhead costs to cover actual expenses
  • Costs for purchase or lease of training equipment
  • Special costs to accommodate persons with disabilities
Self Employment Program
  • Provides financial support for people who are on, or who have been on Employment Insurance and are starting own business
  • Provides coaching tailored to needs and may include subjects such as business plan development, accounting, marketing
  • Provides ongoing technical advice and the use of computers
Training Programs offered are:
  • Occupational Skills development acquired through classroom training or on- the-job experience combined with classroom training
  • Job Readiness Training
  • Academic Upgrading
  • Staff Development
  • Employment Maintenance skills
Comments
Judy Morrisson (Self Employment Office) is located in Room 308
Eligibility
  • Must be a member of a Treaty #3 First Nation
  • Contact local or head office to determine financial assistance eligibility
NOTE: Can assist non Treaty #3 members to access funding from other First Nations or service providers

Age Requirements: Ages: 15 year(s) - 65 year(s);
Application Process
  • Intake assessment and completed application required
  • Application available at office or on website
  • Open to referrals from any source
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(40) Federal Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On January 7, 2019

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