United Native Friendship Centre

Site: Circle of Life Centre

Service: Apatisiwin Employment Services

Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides supports and training 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 Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Sep-Jun * Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm, Jul-Aug
Areas Served Rainy River District
Eligibility Open to all with a focus on off-reserve Aboriginal peoples
Application Requires a signed consent form and completion of program intake form
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-8541
Toll Free Phone 1-877-496-9034
Fax 807-274-4067
E-Mail inquiry@unfc.org
Website www.unfc.org/apatisiwin-employment-services
Primary Contact Karen Chowhan, Employment Counsellor; Phone: 807-274-8541 ext 226; Email: kchowhan@unfc.org
Alternate Contact Steve Latimer, Community Career Developer; Phone: 807-274-8541 ext 231; Email: slatimer@unfc.org
Primary Executive Sheila McMahon, Executive Director; Phone: 807-274-8541 ext 227; Email: smcmahon@unfc.org
Alternate Executive Melanie McPherson, Executive Assistant; Phone: 807-274-8541 ext 230; Email: mmcpherson@unfc.org
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address Circle of Life Centre
616 Mowat Ave
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3N1
 
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Intersection Mowat Ave and 1st St E
Mailing Address PO Box 752 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3N1
Physical Access Fully Accessible ;
  • Ramp and lift available
  • Other Details
    Legal Status (50) Non Profit
    Established 1973
    Funding Provincial ; Federal