The Employment & Training strategy is to encourage and promote education & occupational training to form a well-rounded skilled work force who can actively compete in both the Native and Non-native labor markets. The occupational skills training program provides employment assistance support (EAS) and is administrated by the Employment + Training Officer. It will be delivered in accordance with training and employment guidelines under the occupational skills component of the various funds available.
The Employment & Training Officer may provide training and employment assistance to First Nation Members both on and off reserve, in the following areas if the client is eligible:
Skills Development (Purchase of Training)
Accommodations for the Disabled
Employment Supports/Start Ups
Other training and employment opportunities may exist within the fiscal year depending on funding, such as youth summer career and mentored work placements.
LDM funds are committed through an approval process with the LDM board of directors, namely: