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Organization: Ogemawahj Tribal Council - Rama - 5884 Rama Rd - Ogemawahj Tribal Training and Economic Resources  
Phone Numbers: 705-329-2511
Website: www.ogemawahj.on.ca/employment-and-training/otter/
Address:
5984 Rama Rd
Rama, ON
L3V 6H6
Intersection: Rama Rd and Snake Dr
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: (side entrance)
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Fri * Jul-Aug * closed at 2 pm
Contacts: Marc Manatch - Employment and Training Cordinator
ext 209 * mmanatch@ogemawahj.on.ca
Service Description: 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.

Fees: None
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.
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: 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.
Languages: English ; Ojibway
Area(s) Served:
Durham North East, Midland, Penetanguishene & Area, Muskoka, Northumberland County, Orillia & Area, Peterborough City and County, York Region  
See Also: Employment Assistance for Indigenous Peoples

This information was last completely updated on August 1, 2018

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Updated August 1, 2018
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