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Employment and Training

Feb 2, 2015
Mushkegowuk Council Employment & Training Service (METS) has been in operation since 1997.

METS administers Employment & Training funds for the following First Nations communities & its members:
• Attawapiskat First Nation
• Chapleau Cree First Nation
• Fort Albany First Nation
• Kashechewan First Nation
• Missanabie Cree First Nation
• Moose Cree First Nation
• Taykwa Tagamou Nation
• Weenusk First Nation

Employer Services 
Financial assistance to assist in the delivery of a program. The Financial Assistance may cover wages for staff, mandatory employment related costs, overhead costs. This is a component of the Employability Improvement Program.
This component focuses on individuals by providing work experience and developmental learning experience to in-school individual during summer months. The over all purpose is to assist the individuals on preparing for their future entry into the labor market.
Workplace Based Training 
To assist employers, including the self employed, through negotiated contributions to training, to meet their current or future skill needs and To retrain employees who’s skills have been made redundant through technological or market changes, or by legislative or regulatory change.
Targeted Wage Subsidy 
Training and work experience Designed for specific Client (s) through the provision of training related costs, wage subsidizes and other specific costs to employers.

Services Available 
• Computer Access
• EI Applications
• Internet
• Cover Letter & Resume Writing
• Employment & Training Applications
• Social Insurance Applications
• Local Job Postings
• Resource Materials

Staff Contact Information
Bill Louttit, Director of Employment & Training
EMAIL: williamlouttit@mushkegowuk.ca
PHONE: (705) 658-4222 ext.140
Kathy Small, Program Assistant
EMAIL: ksmall@mushkegowuk.ca
PHONE: (705) 658-4222 ext.142
Virginia Kamalatisit, Community Development Officer (C.D.O.)
EMAIL: mcetsvk@mushkegowuk.ca
PHONE: (705) 658-4222 ext.141
Linda Carey, Community Development Officer (C.D.O.)
EMAIL: lindacarey@mushkegowuk.ca
PHONE: (705) 658-4222 ext.149
Clara Wheesk, Community Development Officer (C.D.O.)
EMAIL: clarawheesk@mushkegowuk.ca
PHONE: (705) 268-1150 ext.237
Carol Turner, Career Development Officer (C.D.O.)
EMAIL: carolturner@mushkegowuk.ca
PHONE: (705) 658-4222 ext.145
Bertha Linklater, Office Manager (Moosonee Office)
EMAIL: berthalinklater@mushkegowuk.ca
PHONE: (705) 336-2278
Juanita Wabano, Program Clerk (Moosonee Office)
EMAIL: juanitawabano@mushkegowuk.ca

Source: http://www.mushkegowuk.com/?page_id=2100