Ogemawahj Tribal Council

Site: Rama - 5984 Rama Rd

Service: Ogemawahj Tribal Training and Economic Resources

Description (Service) Assists Ogemawahj Tribal Council First Nation members who are long-term unemployed * eligible for Employment Insurance (EI) * or on social assistance.  
Services include: 
* In-school training  
* On-the-job training  
* Work experience 
* Provides skills enhancement opportunities for First Nation members, as well as summer employment experience for students (students must have just completed a full academic program and also be entering a full academic program) 
Eligible training includes:  
* Adult Basic Education/Upgrading  
* Industry Training  
* Apprenticeships  
Training providers must provide recognized and accredited training delivered by private, post-secondary, and industry institutions. Non-profits, businesses or unions may be eligible in some cases. 
Training is to provide employable and/or transferable skills that give the client a high probability of achieving employment following the program. Training should lead to the client’s self-sufficiency and career aspirations.  
To be eligible for training allowances, there must be the ability to monitor attendance and progress by OTTER staff.
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Fri * Jul-Aug * closed at 2 pm
Areas Served Alderville First Nation ; Beausoleil First Nation ; Chippewas of Rama First Nation Unceded ; Georgina Island ; Moose Deer Point First Nation ; Ramara ; Scugog
Eligibility Applicants must be a member of an OTC First Nation * reside in Ontario * and be unemployed * on social assistance * or EI. Consideration will be given to clients who are underemployed and/or whose employment is at risk due to changes in the labour market * insufficient employment skills * or certification.
Application OTTER intake and assessment must be completed. Applicants must also complete a Participant Information Form and Consent Form, all of which are available at the office. Applicants are encouraged to apply early as processing times can take up to one month.
Languages English ; Ojibway
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Rama
Address & Map
5984 Rama Rd
Rama, ON L3V 6H6
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Intersection Rama Rd and Snake Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible - (side entrance)
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-329-2511
Website www.ogemawahj.on.ca/employment-and-training/otter/
Primary Contact Marc Manatch, Employment and Training Cordinator; Phone: ext 209; Email: mmanatch@ogemawahj.on.ca

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