Rainy River First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Training and Employment Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services  
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)  
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Provides assistance and support to Rainy River First Nation (RRFN) community members to become gainfully-employed on a long-term basis 
  • Offers assistance to youth and adult clients in actively seeking employment and training opportunities 
  • Facilitates training workshops/sessions related to employment such as First Aid/CPR, WHMIS, Working at Heights, Smart Serve and Driver's Permit Handbook sessions and/or Drive Wise course 
  • Assists with employment preparation including employment skills, life skills, financial literacy, resume writing and interview skills 
  • Liaises with local businesses and RRFN Economic Department on behalf of clients 
  • Works with Ontario Works, Education and other program coordinators as required 
  • Monitors progress of members attending training programs
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Emo ; Rainy River First Nation
Eligibility Members of Rainy River First Nation 
  • Youth Program: youth 16 - 24 years of age 
  • Adult Program: adults 25 years of age and older
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-482-2479
Fax 807-482-2603
E-Mail reception@rrfns.com
Website www.rainyriverfirstnations.com
Primary Contact Tracy Oshie-Horton, Training and Employment Coordinator; Phone: 807-482-2479 ext 244; Email: t.oshie-horton@rrfns.com
Site Location Community is approx 40 km W of Fort Frances and 5 km W of Emo along the shores of Rainy River adjacent to Hwy 11
Located In Community Rainy River First Nation
Address 6 Manitou Rapids Dr
Emo, ON P0W 1E0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Lands Department 
PO Box 450 
Emo, ON P0W 1E0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)