Anishnabeg Outreach Employment and Training

Site: Guelph Office

Service: Apatisiwin Services

Contact Information
Alternate Name Anishnabeg Outreach Employment & Training Inc ; Apatisiwin Delivery Site ; ASETS ; First Nations, Inuit, Métis Services ; UAESP
Office Phone 519-763-5292
Toll Free Phone 1-855-589-5292
Fax Guelph 519-763-1335 ; Kitchener 519-742-0867
E-Mail info@aocan.org
Website www.aocan.org
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Primary Contact Carmen Taylor, Employment Counsellor - Kitchener / Guelph; Phone: 519-742-0300 * 1-866-888-8808 * 519-763-5292; Email: carmen@aocan.org
Site Location Guelph-Downtown
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
11 Suffolk St E, Unit A
Guelph, ON N1H 2H7
 
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Intersection Norfolk St and Woolwich St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Access to funds for First Nations (status and non-status), Inuit and Métis people through the Apatisiwin Program, from the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres. 
 
Services include:  
* culturally relevant resources and information  
* job search, resume and cover letter assistance, and interview skills  
* job matching, placement and incentives  
* job / training retention  
 
Indigenous Youth Services: 
* Youth Council, work experience, workshops, cultural teachings, access to Elders, Mentoring Program 
* youth resume building and job searching 
* after hours homework clubs 
* holiday and cultural events 
* volunteer hours and co-op 
* secondary and post-secondary placement opportunities. 
 
Service providers / funding includes:  
* Employment Ontario Service Provider (Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities). 
* Urban Aboriginal Employment Service Provider (UAESP) funded through the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC)  
* Aboriginal Skills and Employment Strategy (ASETS)  
* Service Canada Apatisiwin
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Status and Non-Status First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, as well as non-Indigenous people
Application Intake process to determine eligibility -- visit office to fill out application
Languages English
Fees None
Time-Limited Events Annual events include: Local Powwows, cultural networking events, National Aboriginal Day, Youth and Elders Conference, Youth Job Experience / Mentoring Program, Adopt-A-Family Delivery Site, Christmas Dinner, WHIMIS training
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Funding Provincial - Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres
Elections AGM - Annually in Apr
Subjects
Service Categories Job Search Resource Centres ~ Indigenous Communities ; Job Search/Placement ~ Indigenous Communities ; Youth Enrichment Programs ~ Indigenous Communities