Employment & Training Services
The Employment & Training Services Program is operated within the Economic Development Unit within Hiawatha First Nation. Programs and services are designed to access funds and operate the programs that will provide employment opportunities and employment skills development to the membership.
STUDENT SUMMER EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM
The program offers employment opportunities for early work experience to the Hiawatha First Nation youth through the summer months which allows the first time employees to gain early work experience and develop good work ethics, as well as, develop or enhance employability skills of return student summer employees.
EMPLOYMENT RESOURCE SITE (FORMERLY COMMUNITY ACCESS PROGRAM – CAP SITE)
The Employment Resource Site is located within the Administration Office in Hiawatha First Nation. Clients and community Citizens are welcome to come in and use the 2 Computer stations for on-line job search; resume development or update and request assistance with applying to Kagita Mikam – our Local Delivery Mechanism (LDM) for funded programs such as:
- Purchase of Training
- Targeted Wage Subsidy Program
- Resume Development/job search preparation
- Mobility Assistance
- Job Creation
- Summer Youth Initiative
Certain eligibility criteria apply to the programs.
Employment & Training Services receives current job opportunities on the First Nation, other First Nations and Organizations in the local area. Clients and Citizens are welcome to come and have a look at the Employment Opportunities. Boards are located at the front office in the Administration Office and at the Employment Resource – Computer station.
Monday – Thursday – 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 pm and Friday – 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Employment & Training Services Officer
Hiawatha Administration Office
123 Paudash Street
Hiawatha, ON. K9J 0E6
Phone: (705) 295-4421 Ext 10
Fax: (705) 295-4424