Wasauksing First Nation

Site: Wasauksing Employment and Training Centre

Service: Employment and Training Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)  
Provincial Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Provides counselling and support services to enhance employment opportunities for community members 
  • Works under the training and employment policies of the Gezhtoojig Employment and Training Unit based in Sudbury 
  • Maintains a community job board with current employment postings 
  • Works on proposals and applications for job creation projects and summer student employment jobs  
  • Develops appropriate job descriptions and coordinates hiring participants
 
Offers the following services: 
  • Advocacy with employment issues 
  • Coordination of training programs for community 
  • Employment counselling and assessment 
  • Employment resources 
  • Hiring and staffing logistics 
  • Job development 
  • Referrals
 
Also houses the following: 
  • Adult Learning Program 
  • Ontario Works Employment Program 
  • Ontario Lottery Gaming Program
 
Also serves as the Contact North site for Wasauksing
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Wasauksing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wasauksing First Nation and First Nation adults in Parry Sound area
Application Call to register for programs
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-746-1052
Fax 705-746-5984
Website www.wasauksing.ca
Primary Contact Jodi Baker, Education Counsellor; Phone: 705-746-2531 ext 2240; Email: education@wasauksing.ca
Alternate Contact Melinda Roberge, Ontario Works Employment Assistance Worker; Phone: 705-746-2531 ext 2222; Email: owemp@wasauksing.ca
Primary Executive Craig Brown, Chief Executive Director; Phone: 705-746-2531 ext 2235; Email: ced@wasauksing.ca
Site Location Community is located on Parry Island on E shore of Georgian Bay approx 9 km W of Parry Sound
Located In Community Wasauksing First Nation
Address Wasauksing Employment and Training Centre
1126 Geewadin Rd
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2X4
 
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Mailing Address c/o Employment and Training Centre 
PO Box 250 
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2X4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)