Ne Chee Friendship Centre

Site: Kenora - 2nd St S

Service: Apatisiwin - Employment and Training

Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides supports and services for individuals seeking further training and/or employment 
  • Provides individual employment counselling 
  • Conducts client employability assessments 
  • Offers access to job board with current local job postings 
  • Provides workshops and referrals to training programs
 
Provides assistance with: 
  • Writing resumes and cover letters 
  • Completing job applications 
  • Conducting job searches 
  • Improving interview skills 
  • Designing and implementing an employment action plan 
  • Matching job seekers with employers
 
Provides information about: 
  • Local, provincial and national job markets 
  • Small business and proposal development 
  • Training opportunities
Hours Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm 
Jul-Aug: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Kenora District
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) and up 
 
Open to all with a focus on off-reserve Indigenous individuals
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main Office 807-468-5440 
Apatisiwin 807-467-3090
Fax Main Office 807-468-5340 
Apatisiwin 807-467-2345
E-Mail reception@nechee.org
Website www.nechee.org
Primary Contact Sheri Ricklefs, Employment Counsellor; Phone: 807-468-5440 ext 243; Email: ccd@nechee.org
Alternate Contact Becky Gartner, Career Developer; Email: careerdeveloper@nechee.org
Primary Executive Patti Fairfield, Executive Director; Phone: 807-468-5440 ext 222; Email: aces@nechee.org
Alternate Executive Lisa Savoyard, Receptionist
Site Location Next door to the Century Cinema Theatre
Located In Community Kenora
Address 326 2nd St S
Kenora, ON P9N 3X3
 
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Intersection 2nd St S and Chipman St
Mailing Address PO Box 241 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1976
Funding Provincial - Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) ; Federal - Service Canada