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Kagita Mikam Aboriginal Employment and Training

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-565-8333
Toll Free Phone 1-800-862-5962
Fax 613-565-9997
Primary Contact Lydia Belanger, Employment Counsellor
Alternate Contact Carolyn McDonald, Community Developer
Primary Executive Marilyn Loft, Acting Executive Director; Phone: 613-962-3103; Fax: 613-962-6733
Alternate Executive Dawn Brant, Executive Assistant / Finance Adminstration; Phone: 613-962-3103; Fax: 613-962-6733
Address & Map
815 St Laurent Blvd, Room 231
Ottawa, ON K1K 3A7
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Ensures pro-active measures are taken to improve the recruitment, training and employment of all Aboriginal people. 
* information about programs and services available to support training or employment plans or to increase self-marketability. 
* assists employers with training proposal preparation * referral to employment and training supports in the community 
* assists Aboriginal individuals with resume writing * employment counselling * up-to-date labour market information * referral to employment and training opportunities
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Gatineau ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Aboriginal, Status or Non-Status (proof of ancestry is required) * individuals 16 years and older * eligibility requirements apply if clients are seeking financial support for training or other employ-ability interventions.
Application * To have the office refer client resumes, the client is required to meet with the employment counselor to complete an intake and assessment and to review their current resume. 
* To apply for a wage subsidy or training/upgrading resources the client will also have to have an intake and assessment completed as well as bring all relevant material to support their requests. Clients are free to drop in to access resources.
Languages English
Fees None
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Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1991
Funding Federal - Service Canada
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets * posters
Date Updated 23 Apr 2019
Service Categories Employment Related Advocacy Groups ~ Indigenous Communities ; Indigenous Employment Programs ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Indigenous Communities ~ Employment Issues

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