Employment/Training Opportunities

Welcome to the Wahnapitae First Nation's Employment/Training Opportunities web page.

Here you will find information on Employment/Training Opportunities as well as the application process for positions available.

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Ontario Works Employment Support Worker

The Employment Support Worker is responsible for the Employment Assistance service delivery of the Ontario Works Program at the First Nations level. Under the direction of the Shawanaga First Nation Ontario Works Administrator, the Employment Support Worker will provide employment and career counseling to Ontario Work recipients.

Part-Time Permanent Position, 30 Hrs. Weekly
Start Date: July 31, 2017

DEADLINE TO APPLY: July 14, 2017 by 3:00 pm

CLICK HERE for more information on how to apply.

Gezhtoojig Employment & Training

June 2017 Workshops

Programs & Services; Thurs. June 29, 2017 10:00 A.M.

Participants can win a $50.00 Walmart gift card.
Call our office at 705-524-6772 or Email: getinfo@gezhtoojig.ca to register

CLICK HERE to view the flyer.

Indigenous Studies webinar series - Contact North

Online learning with personalized support in your community.

Get your degree, diploma or certificate or upgrade your skills online from Ontario’s 24 public colleges, 22 public universities, 76 district school boards and 250 literacy and basic skills and training providers, without leaving your community.

For more information, call Michelle Gauthier, Online Learning Recruitment Officer, at 1-855-352-1531 or e-mail: parrysound@contactnorth.ca

For information follow us on facebook.com/ContactNorth.

Mechanical Engineering Technician Program - Confederation College

Resolute Forest Products is offering a career path for Indigenous students interested in growing their career in forestry.

Employment as a millwright is assured to 10 Indigenous graduates of the 2 year Mechanical Engineering Technician Program (MET) at Confederation College.

Enrolment starts fall 2017. Apply now to www.ontariocolleges.ca

CLICK HERE  for the OSAP 2017-2018 Application Checklist for Applying Online.

CLICK HERE to view program flyer.

CLICK HERE for more information on the mechanical engineering techician program.

Gezhtoojig Employment & Training

15 Week Certificate Program

Gezhtoojig Employment and Training in partnership with the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association and Cambrian College are seeking ABORIGINAL participants for this 15 week job readiness program.

This program will prepare individuals for integration into employment opportunities in the Power Line and Con-struction sector. As new power grids and infrastructure projects are being developed across Canada, the need for skilled workers in these industries are increasing.

This program is designed to prepare the trainee for entry level opportunities with various power and construction companies seeking safety con-scious ready to work employees.

CLICK HERE for full program details

Aboriginal Canadian Relations Certificate - Confederation College

The Aboriginal Canadian Relations Certificate is a five (5) credit college certificate program. This certificate will provide you with a basic understanding of the historical context that affects current Aboriginal and Canadian relationship building processes. This developing intercultural dialogue between Aboriginal people and Canadians will inform new social, political, economic and legal landscape(s) in Canada.

CLICK HERE for full course description

CLICK HERE to view the course flyer

Canadian Armed Forces Aboriginal Training Programs

The Aboriginal Training Programs are unique training and job opportunities for Aboriginal peoples from across Canada. The Forces offer three Training Programs that combine military lifestyle with cultural awareness. Bold Eagle, Raven and Black Bear. 

These programs are six weeks long and will provide you with:

  • A taste of military training with the option with no commitment - of staying in the Forces
  • Training that is based on the Army Reserve Basic Military Qualification and is taught
    by military instructors

CLICK HERE for more complete information and how to apply.