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What do you need to do before and during the project?

Prepare

  • Apply using the Job Seekers Application Eligibility Checklist Form

Process

  • Job Seeker Client Registration Form
  • Job Seeker Club and Cell Phone Loan Agreements
  • Cell phone pick up arrangement

Phone

  • Free 500 daytime calling minutes
  • Weekly follow up with AETS Officer
  • Bi-weekly online surveys
  • Utilize employer tracking form as required
  • Review task reminders

 

 

How to Apply?

Step 1:  Prepare by completing and submitting the Eligibility Checklist Form.

Please complete and submit the Eligibility Checklist Form to AETS.  Click here to find the Eligibility Checklist Form.  Please submit the completed form to AETS at aets@aets.org .  A formal Application Review of the submitted eligibility forms will be completed within one week of a submission, which may include verification with the Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board.  If approved by AETS, you could start Step 2.

Step 2:  As part of the process, complete and submit the following Client Registration Form and two Agreements.

After being notified by an AETS Officer, please complete and submit the following three documents:

Please submit the completed form to the applicable AETS Officer, who will process the forms and work with the Job Seeker to ensure the Cell Phone is ready for pick up and escorted to the TBPL for pick up arrangements.


Step 3:  Phone service activation.

How Does the Project Work?

AETS will provide cell phone service activation (including 500 free daytime minutes and other below referenced provisions) with an approved Job Seeker, in co-operation with Touch Unwired and tbaytel.  The Thunder Bay Public Library - Waverley Community Hub will store and loan out each of the cellular phones, upon receipt of the completed Cell Phone Loan Agreement with the assistance of the AETS Officer.  The following is part of the expectations of the AETS Job Seeker recieving a cell phone:

  • Weekly follow up with AETS Officer
  • Bi-weekly surveys
  • Utilize the Employer Tracking Form as required
  • Review task reminders
  • Return cell phone at the end of the up to 3 month loan agreement.

Monitoring

AETS's applicable Officer will be monitoring the Job Seekers utilization of this project, based on the Job Seekers Club Agreement and utilization feedback.
Note:  As this is a pilot project, it will be evaluated in Spring 2021 for purposes of determining an extension and/or expansion.

 

Mobile Phone Model and the tbaytel Package

What kind of mobile phone would I get?

The phone that will be used for this project is a 16GB iPhone SE, please click here to find more information about iPhone SE.

What services are included in the tbaytel package?

Calling minutes: Limited to 500 daytime minutes, after 6 pm and  on weekends unlimited calling available.

Wi-Fi: Access to any tbaytel Wi-Fi hotspots thoughout the city to access data.

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Aboriginal Leadership Program

The program will be implemented based on the Leadership Thunder Bay model within the framework of The Seven Grandfather Teachings

Seven Sacred Teachings Award

Anishinabek Employment and Training Services (AETS) is pleased to offer the Seven Sacred Teachings Award.  Nominees are assessed according to clear evidence that the nominee has excelled in demonstrating one or a combination of the Seven Sacred Teachings, and that their actions have contributed to either of the following: addressing health, social and/or economic challenges, and/or improving the quality of life or wellbeing in their community.

Interested AETS First Nation Citizens (community members) are asked to contact:

Bonnie Cordone, Co-SPF Project Co-ordinator and Regional Western Officer

Anishinabek Employment & Training Services

285 Red River Road, Lower Level

Thunder Bay ON

P7B 1A9

TEL:  807-346-0307

EMAIL: aets@aets.org

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