Nishnawbe Gamik Friendship Centre

Site: Nishnawbe Gamik Friendship Centre

Service: Anokeewin Wiichiiwaawin Employment Program

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 the use of four computer stations, laser and color printers, scanners, internet access, web cams etc
 
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
Areas Served Sioux Lookout
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) and up 
 
Open to all with a focus on off-reserve Aboriginal individuals
Application Requires: 
  • Advance registration 
  • Intake assessment
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-1903
Toll Free Phone 1-800-619-9519
Fax 807-737-1805
E-Mail reception@ngfc.net
Website www.ngfc.net
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Jesse Terry, Program Manager; Phone: 807-737-1903 ext 235; Email: jesset@ngfc.net
Alternate Contact Loraine Brunton, Employment Counsellor; Phone: 807-737-1903 ext 236; Email: loraineb@ngfc.net
Primary Executive Jennifer Thomas, Executive Director; Phone: 807-737-1903 ext 230; Email: executivedirector@ngfc.net
Alternate Executive Ashley Edwards, Receptionist; Phone: 807-737-1903 ext 221
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address 52 King St
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B8
 
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Intersection King St and 4th Ave
Mailing Address PO Box 1299 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B9
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking -- No designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- No automatic push button doors; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar ; Can meet client at designated accessible location if required
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Aboriginal Skills Employment and Training Strategy (ASETS) ; Federal - Service Canada