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The program will prepare clients who are transitioning to employment, education or training to receive the necessary assessments for job readiness, obtain the soft skills, job coaching and supports.
The program will be using the Employment Readiness Scale (ERS) to collect baseline data. Using the compiled data; the Life Skills Program will assist by equipping the clients with employment readiness skills and support services.
Delivery methods will include community based classroom instruction, independent studies, computer-assisted/internet programs and /or one-to-one programming.
- persons who are in receipt of Ontario Works
- persons who are in receipt of ODSP
- persons with disabilities
- young adults who are in protective care and transitioning from care
- parents working to get their children back
- any persons who required additional supports to become job ready
Member First Nations and Organizations
- Grassy Narrows First Nation http://www.grassynarrows.ca/
- Shoal Lake #40 First Nation http://www.sl40.ca/
- Naotkamegwanning First Nation http://www.naotkamegwanning.net/
- Ochiichagwe’babigo’ining Ojibway Nation
- Obashkaandagaang First Nation
- Wabaseemoong Independent Nation
- Wauzhushk Onigum
- Northwest Angle #33 First Nation
- Eagle Lake First Nation http://www.eaglelakefirstnation.ca/
- Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services http://www.aafs.ca/
- Shooniyaa Wa-Bitong http://www.shooniyaa.org/
- Kenora Chiefs Advisory
- Bimose Tribal Council http://www.bimose.ca/
Click on the communities below to see the next round of workshops for October & November 2017!
The Life Skills Program Eligibility
The Intake form is to be used by our partners and member communities.
At this time we can only accept referrals from our member communities.
Please use this form to refer participants to the program.
Life Skills Team
The current Life Skills Team provides workshops and seminars to suit your community interests. If you are interested in applying to the Life Skills program or have questions feel free to contact the Life Skills Team.
Certified Life Skills Coaches:
- Gwen Reid, Project Coordinator; email@example.com
- Cheryl Leask; firstname.lastname@example.org
- A.J. White; email@example.com
- Shalon Adams; firstname.lastname@example.org
One Representative from each member First Nation
One Representative from each participating organization
Third Party Evaluator – Dr. Dorothy Riddle,CMC
The Kenora Chiefs Advisory and supports community-driven projects that measurably improve the lives of those most affected by poverty.The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) administered the fund on behalf of the Ontario Government.
Community lead Pilot Project; funded by the Local Poverty Reduction Fund (LPRF) under the Indigenous stream of funding.
The Kenora Chiefs Advisory will support and evaluate their poverty reduction initiatives, create partnerships and build a body of evidence of programs that work for our community members. Ontario aims to harness innovative ideas from local, community-based approaches and establish new ways of tackling these issues; rooted in evidence. For further information refer to https://www.ontario.ca/page/local-poverty-reduction-fund