Wasauksing First Nation

Site: Wasauksing Employment and Training Centre

Service: Ontario Works Employment Supports

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) Assists Ontario Works participants by providing education and training services to enhance employment opportunities
 
Offers the following support services and programs: 
  • Access to telephone, fax, computers, photocopier, printing and Job Board  
  • Basic education 
  • Child care expenses 
  • Community placements 
  • Employment related expenses 
  • Employment/training start-up benefit 
  • Full-time employment benefit 
  • Life skills training 
  • Literacy and numeracy programs 
  • Resume and cover letter preparation 
  • Self-employment assistance 
  • Transportation expenses
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Wasauksing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wasauksing First Nation who are recipients of Ontario Works benefits
Application
  • Call or drop-in for information about application procedures for each program  
  • Workshops and training seminars advertised on website and in newsletter
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-746-1052
Fax 705-746-5984
Website www.wasauksing.ca
Primary Contact Melinda Roberge, Ontario Works Employment Assistance Worker; Phone: 705-746-2531 ext 2222; Email: owemp@wasauksing.ca
Alternate Contact Jodi Baker, Education Counsellor; Phone: 705-746-2531 ext 2240; Email: education@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 Ontario Works Employment Supports 
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)