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Organization: Kagita Mikam Aboriginal Employment and Training  
Phone Numbers: 613-565-8333
Toll-Free: 1-800-862-5962
Fax: 613-565-9997
456 McArthur Ave, Box 5
Ottawa, ON
K1K 4B5
456 McArthur Ave
Intersection: St Laurent Blvd and McArthur Ave
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Administration Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Executives: Ron Ireland - Executive Director
Dawn Brant - Executive Assistant / Finance Adminstration
Contacts: Lydia Belanger - Employment Counsellor
Carolyn McDonald - Community Developer
Service Description: Ensures that pro-active measures are taken to improve the recruitment, training and employment of all Aboriginal people.
  • Receives inquiries from individuals or organizations and businesses wanting to know more about programs and services that are available to support training or employment plans or to increase self-marketability.
  • Assists in preparing a training proposal or direct clients to other resources offering employment and training supports in the community.
  • Assists Aboriginal clients with resume writing, employment counselling, up-to-date labour market information, referral to employment and training opportunities.

Fees: None
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.
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: 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.
Age: 16.00 years and older
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Gatineau ; Eastern Ontario  
See Also: Employment Assistance for Indigenous Peoples

This information was last completely updated on April 21, 2016

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