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Long Plain Employment & Training

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Long Plain Employment and Training provides training to employment services to the members of Long Plain First Nation. We are mandated to develop partnerships designed to create training and work experience projects that lead to employment for members of the Long Plain First Nations. We assist unemployed or marginally employed Long Plain First Nations members (primarily living on reserve) gain the necessary skills training and/or work experience in projects to obtain and maintain long-term employment.

Lorraine Daniels, Department Head

Address: 110-5010 Crescent Rd W, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba
E-mail: contact@lpet.ca
Website: http://lpet.ca/HRMS/Home/MainPage
Tel: 1-204-857-7474
Fax: 1-204-857-7480

The objectives of our Program are to:

  • Support Long Plain First Nations members to obtain and maintain long-term, sustainable employment.
  • Create workplace training opportunities for Long Plain First Nations members in occupations that are in labour market demand, and
  • Create partnerships with aboriginal organization to promote learning and employment on workplaces.

Our funding is provided by Service Canada that flows through First Peoples Development Corporation.  A five year agreement was renewed in 2010 that has been extended to 2017.

Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy

If you’re member of Long Plain First Nation and are wondering where to find a job or how to upgrade your skills, Long Plain Employment and Training’s ASETS program may be your answer. Using an integrated approach, ASETS will link your training needs to labour market demands, providing you with training or skills upgrading and with help finding a job. You can access following services through this program.

  • skills development;
  • training for high-demand jobs;
  • job finding;
  • programs for youth;
  • programs for urban and Indigenous people with disabilities; and
  • access to child care.

First Nations Job Fund

New funding was approved for Long Plain Employment & Training. This pilot project targets the youth between the age of 18 and 24 who live in the community and are on Income Assistance. This initiative is focused on training and preparing the youth for the workforce.  It is a joint initiative with Enhanced Service Delivery through DOTC and is funded through AANDC.  Funding for the First Nations Job Fund comes through Service Canada.

Applicant Eligibility

  • Must me member of Long Plain First Nation.
  • Must live on reserve.
  • Must be on Income Assistance.
  • Must be in the age group of 18 to 24.

Youth and Summer Student Program

Summer Work Experience Program allows youth to learn about career options and earn an income that may contribute to university or college education. Long Plain Employment and Training department provides financial assistance towards the wage of a student, we encourage employers to hire secondary and post-secondary students for summer employment.

Applicant Eligibility

  • Must me member of Long Plain First Nation.
  • Must be registered as full-time students and intends to return to school, on a full-time basis, in the following academic year.
  • Applicants must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start date of the placement

For full program details, make an appointment with a career counselor.

Forms to Download

LONG PLAIN EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING – APPLICATION FOR SPONSORSHIP

LONG PLAIN EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING – APPLICATION FORM FOR EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE

LONG PLAIN EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING – INTAKE FORM

LONG PLAIN EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING – PARTICIPATION FORM

LONG PLAIN EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING – SUMMER STUDENT APPLICATION

LONG PLAIN EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING – TRAINING APPLICATION

LONG PLAIN EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING – YOUTH EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

LONG PLAIN MIKINAAK DAY CARE REGISTRATION FORM