Site: Brantford - Colborne St
Service: Aboriginal Employment and Training Centre
|Record #: SIM2149||Last Full Update: 19 Oct 2018|
|Public Comments||Construction taking place until October 2015. Centre is still open and will required walking to site.|
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Areas Served||Brant County ; Brantford ; Haldimand County ; Norfolk County ; Six Nations of the Grand River|
|Eligibility||Employment for Onkwehon: we of Grand River Territory regardless of residency.
Notes: Please note that the office can sponsor all First Nations People, meaning Aboriginal with status, across the county, in province and out of province. Non-status meaning the individual(s) having 25% blood quantum but cannot get a status card
|Application||Call * application required * documentation required (certificates, SIN, identification)|
|Languages||English ; Mohawk ; Cayuga; Ojibway; Cree|
|Address and Location|
|Located In Community||Brantford|
|Address & Map||
120 Colborne St, Suite 101 - store front
Brantford, ON N3T 2G6
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|Intersection||Colborne St and Queen St|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Description (Service)||Provides employment and training services for employers and Urban Six Nations People.
Programs offered: OFIFC-Apatisiwin is part of the Government of Canada's Aboriginal Human Resources Development Strategy (ASETS), designed to help Aboriginal people prepare for, obtain and keep jobs.
Apprenticeship Skills Training: Career Experience/Job Shadowing - assists participants in assessing their skills and identifying a career goal; community-based Skills Maintenance - ensures that skills acquired by Six Nations members and all First Nations either through training programs or employment are maintained or enhanced between jobs; Community Capacity Building - designed to enable Six Nations members/ organizations/communities to build the capacity needed to achieve long-range human resource development.
Disability Opportunity Initiative - the objective is to remove barriers to employment and training programs for people with disabilities; Employment Supports - designed to assist individuals to enter or re-enter the labour market. Funds are extremely limited; Income Support is offered in several different areas; Internship - provides recent university and college graduates with career-related skills enhancement and work experience.
Local Partnerships (Fostering Employment in the Labour Market) - One of the objectives of this program is to support partnership activities to foster employment; Mobility Assistance - designed to provide access to jobs available in another area.
On the Job Training - provide training and work experience for Six Nations of the Grand River Members by providing on-the-job training costs, wage subsidies and other specified costs to employers.
Self-Employment Assistance - provides financial assistance, training, and technical assistance to individuals in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) who want to start their own business but will normally lose EI benefits as a result of this decision.
Skills Enhancement - provides financial assistance to Six Nations employers for the training of Six Nations Band Members employees with a goal to enhance existing skills and/or maintain skills for the current technology in the workplace.
Student Program - provides wage subsidies to employers to provide career-related jobs for students in Canada; Summer Challenge provides an opportunity for secondary students ages 16 - 17 years to develop skills through on the job training while providing local businesses/organizations with summer help. The program also encourages personal development through life skills and job readiness training while stressing the importance of staying in school.
Youth community-based Projects - develops work opportunities for youth, Six Nations Band Members who face greater barriers to entering the labour market through participation in meaningful community service projects.
Youth Information Initiative - provide youth with labour market information to help make decisions relating to education and career paths.
|Primary Contact||Viola Hayde, Program and Services Officer; Email: email@example.com|
|Primary Executive||Laurie Froman, Director - Employment and Training; Phone: 519-445-2222; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|