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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Aboriginal Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Enrollment: 12 Aboriginal students are scheduled for 2017.

In-school Training: May 29th to Aug 11th, 2017

Work Placement: Aug 14th to October 6th, 2017

For more information contact Brian Alexander at 1-844-204-5197

CLICK HERE for course details.

Line Crew Ground Support Training

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 Construction 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 conscious ready to work employees.

START DATE: APRIL 24, 2017 - END DATE: AUGUST 04, 2017 Location: Cambrian College, Sudbury Campus

CLICK HERE for more information on how to apply to this program.

History/Technology Teacher - Nipissing First Nation

Nbisiing Secondary School –Maternity Leave, Contract Position with possibility of extension

This position requires a History/Technology teacher to support a variety of learners.


  • Must be a Registered First Nation Member or non-member spouse of a Nipissing First Nation member.
  • Must have experience teaching the Ontario Curriculum.
  • OCT certification is a requirement, with a preference for Intermediate/Senior qualification.

Closing Date: February 24th, 2017

CLICK HERE for details on how to apply

Daycare Teacher - Nipissing First Nation

Nipissing First Nation, Couchie Memorial Daycare, Duchesnay, requires a Daycare Teacher, who collaborates closely with all other members of the program team to provide nurturing care and education to young children in a group setting, under the supervision of the Daycare Supervisor or; in accordance with the goals and curriculum plans of the Centre and the philosophy and policies of the Nipissing First Nation and in compliance with the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 (CCEYA)

CLOSING: Friday, February 24th, 2017

CLICK HERE for details on how to apply

Aboriginal Women in Trades Program

Do you want to develop your skills in the trades in a relaxed environment?

Are you interested in the trades but are not sure which trade is right for you?

This 12 week, culturally-based work readiness training program is geared to Aboriginal women who want to explore four key trade areas:

  • Building,
  • Construction,
  • Electrical,
  • Plumbing and
  • Carpentry

Start Date: June 2017 to August 2017

CLICK HERE for course details and how to apply

CLICK HERE for program details

CLICK HERE for registration form

Get Job Ready - Parry Sound

Are you looking for work or a job change?

Receive free training, direction and advice from local employment experts. Arm yourself with the tools you need to
ace interviews, resumés, and the job fair!

March 1st, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm Upper Floor of Children’s Aid Society, 25 Church Street, Parry Sound

CLICK HERE for details on how to register.

General Manager – Rocky’s Lake Wahnapitae

The Manager will work with staff in his daily routine and independently in the managerial duties. The Manager will market initiatives and undertake direct marketing efforts to generate new business opportunities including community events, hunting and fishing packages. The Manager will organize, direct and coordinate the workers and resources of the restaurant, gas bar, store, and the cabins for the efficient, well prepared, and profitable service of food, lodging and beverages. This position will include nights and weekends.

CLICK HERE for more information on how to apply.

Deadline for applications: Until filled

Short Order Cook– Rocky’s Lake Wahnapitae

We are looking for a professional short order cook to prepare food to the exact specifications and to set up stations for menu. The successful candidate will play a key role in contributing to our customer satisfaction and acquisition goals.

The Short Oder Cooks will report directly to the General Manager. The incumbent will work as a kitchen team leader towards the efficiency and profitability of the business. The incumbent will also ensure consistent high quality of food and service is provided to the patrons.

CLICK HERE for more information on how to apply.

Deadline for applications open until position is filled.

Executive Director - Shawanaga First Nation

The Executive Director is responsible for the management, coordination and delivery of Anishinabek traditional healing and the integration of contemporary health care services to the members of Shawanaga First Nation, and surrounding First Nations. Other responsibilities are, to oversee the Healing Centre staff, budgets, reports, and the daily administration of the Healing Centre. This position reports to the Band Manager.

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

CLICK HERE for details on how to apply.

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.