Whitesand First Nation

Site: Band Office - Whitesand First Nation Site

Service: Employment and Training

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Offers various employment and training services to Aboriginal clients  
  • Funds training initiatives from various sponsors or for clients who require additional training to secure employment 
  • Offers practical career, employment, and individual counselling
 
Provides funding for following initiatives: 
  • Mobility Assistance 
  • Pre-employment assistance 
  • Purchase of Training Program 
  • Self-employment assistance
 
Offers financial assistance for: 
  • Course costs and materials (can include books, tuition etc) 
  • Income support (daycare and travel costs, training allowance) 
  • Living away from home allowances
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Whitesand First Nation
Eligibility Members of Whitesand First Nation
Application Application and related forms available on website 
  • Individual required to research training opportunities 
  • Must provide labour market research to support training request 
  • Must provide letters of possible employment from potential employers
 
To qualify for a Whitesand FN sponsored training program, individual must also provide: 
  • Updated resume 
  • Name of training provider/institution with contact name 
  • Training outline for the program 
  • Dates of program and number of hours per week 
  • Total cost of training including materials and taxes 
  • Letter of acceptance into program 
  • Completed Client Application form 
  • Completed Participant Information form 
  • Signed Employment Insurance (EI) Verification form 
  • Signed Client Consent form 
  • Copy of Status Card, Social Insurance Number and driver's license
 
NOTE: Upon completion of the above requirements, applicant required to book an appointment with Program Manager
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-583-2177
Fax 807-583-2170
Website www.whitesandfirstnation.com
Primary Executive Maurice Machendagoos, Local Delivery Mechanism Program Manager; Email: maurice.machendagoos@whitesandfirstnation.com
Alternate Executive Norman Matinet, Councillor/Economic Development Portfolio
Site Location Community is directly N of Armstrong, 235 km N of Thunder Bay at end of Hwy 527 which branches off Hwy 11/17
Located In Community Whitesand First Nation
Address Doug's Dr, Armstrong Stn
Armstrong, ON P0T 1A0
 
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Mailing Address c/o LDM-Local Delivery Mechanism 
PO Box 68 
Armstrong, ON P0T 1A0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC)