2015-2016 Board Members

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Lorne Mandawoub ............................................................. President, Saugeen First Nation Carlene Keeshig ......................................Vice President Chippewas of Nawash First Nation Sonya Roote .......................................................................................... Saugeen First Nation Martha Pedoniquotte ...................................................... Chippewas of Nawash First Nation Greg McGregor ............................................................................................. Georgian College Stella Pilessey ............................................................................................. LDM Coordinator Cindy Solomon ................................................................................. Employment Counsellor Berdina Johnston .................................................. Elder, Chippewas of Nawash First Nation Vacant .................................................................. Georgian Bay Native Women's Association
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Office Closure

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Please note that the office will be closed on Monday October 13, 2014 in lieu of the Thanksgiving Stat Holiday. Office will re-open Tuesday October 14,2014 Have a great Thanksgiving weekend to all from the Staff at the Huronia Area Aboriginal Management Board.
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Alter-Abled Initiative

Programs
Alter-Abled Initiative Objective To reduce reliance on income support programs. To promote access of the alter-abled to employment and training programs. To increase availability of work related supports. To encourage employers to make appropriate job/workplace accommodations. To promote employment and self-employment opportunities for alter-abled Aboriginal peoples. Eligible Participants Aboriginal persons, who self-identify as having a disability, are in need of assistance to prepare for, find and maintain employment and self-employment. Eligible Employers/Training Providers Businesses, educational institutions, health facilities, community based organizations, band councils. Duration To be negotiated, based on a per client need.  
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Aboriginal Employment Assistance Support Measure

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Aboriginal Employment Assistance Support Measure Objective To help local community organizations to provide employment services to unemployed persons. Eligible Coordinators Businesses, organizations, public health and educational institutions, municipal governments and band councils.
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Incarcerated Transitions Program

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Incarcerated Transitions Program Objective This program allows the individual to work towards implementing a positive post release plan of action. Eligible Participants This program is designed for access to those serving sentences in a federal or provincial correction system. Duration Three months prior to release. Requirements The participant will undergo a detailed assessment with an Employment Counsellor to determine the suitability and desire of the participant to achieve the end goal. A short and long term action plan will be developed and post release program interventions will be negotiated with the LDM of client origin.
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Local Labour Market Partnerships

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Local Labour Market Partnerships Objective To encourage communities to take responsibility for their own employment and training related needs by building on the capabilities and strengths of organization and relationships that already exist in the community. Other Objectives Enhance community networking Enhance decision making Reduce or eliminate duplication and overlap Better utilization of financial and human resources Increase available local labour market information
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Aboriginal Purchase of Training – Small Business

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Aboriginal Purchase of Training – Small Business Objective To assist private business owners who require assistance to increase their skills through training courses with qualified trainers; in order to further develop their business potential.  Eligible Participants Private, for-profit, Aboriginal business owners who can demonstrate a necessity to develop skills to enhance or expand their business operations, as well as demonstrate the need for financial assistance, as determined by Huronia.
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Stay In School Initiative

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Stay In School Initiative Objective To assist students at the elementary and secondary levels who are at risk of dropping out before completing high-school by allowing community stakeholders to develop innovative and effective programs and services. Eligible Stakeholders Businesses, organizations, public health and educational institutions, municipal governments and band councils. Eligible Participants Elementary or secondary students at risk of dropping out of school.
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Community Youth Forum

Programs
Community Youth Forum Objective To provide community youth groups with financial assistance that will promote discussion and planning around employment and career goals. The sponsor/youth group will host/plan career fairs, lectures, employment workshops or other related activities. This program is designed to promote information sharing between the participants, between employers, educators and elders. It is expected they will form relationships with other organizations that will build a foundation fostering the needs of the communities’ youth. Eligible Participants Aboriginal youth between the ages of 15-30. Eligible Sponsors Aboriginal community based not-for-profit organizations.  Duration To be negotiated.  Requirements for the measure The sponsor/youth group will be responsible for providing the LDM with an outline of the workshop(s) including an agenda, the names of the participants attending, the topic or theme of the…
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Youth Work Experience

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Youth Work Experience Objective This employment and training measure is designed to benefit Aboriginal youth(18 to 30) by providing high quality work experience.  Eligible Participants Unemployed Aboriginal youth between the ages of 18-30 who have not successfully been able to find employment in their chosen career or educational paths. Participants must not be in school or returning to school. Barriers must be assessed by the employment counsellor.  Eligible Employers Private sector employers, public sector, not for profit corporations, band councils.  Requirements for the measure The client must have an assessment and written recommendation by an employment counsellor. The employer will provide a work/training plan that will be assessed by Huronia prior to entering the agreement.
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