Archive for February, 2019

2019 Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong Speech Contest – “Climate Change”

2019 Speech Contest Application Package

Objective: To encourage confidence and develop skills in public speaking and deliver a speech to an audience on a topic that is relevant to today’s world.

Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong is accepting submissions for speeches from Treaty #3 high school and alternative education students in grades 9 to 12. Two prizes of $300 each will be awarded for the best speech entry. One in the Grade 9 and 10 category and another in the Grade 11 and 12 category.

This year’s Speech Contest will be “Climate Change”.

What is Climate Change? What does Climate Change means to you? What do you see happening? What can we do to make an impact in the community or at home. What careers could be explored in this field? What Education is required in this field?

Please see attached package for more information:

2019 Speech Contest Application Package


2019 Career Employment Match Program

Attention Treaty #3 Post Secondary Students


“A Summer Employment Program for Post-Secondary Students”

 If you are up to 30 years of age, currently attending a recognized post-secondary institution and will be looking for a job for the summer, inquire about the Career Employment Match Program. This program is intended to provide you, as a post-secondary student with employment that is related to your specific field of study. Please read the program guidelines and criteria to ensure that you meet eligibility guidelines.

 Priority: All jobs will be considered; however, careers that are identified as a “skills shortage” in the Treaty #3 area will be given priority.

 Objective: To provide summer employment opportunities to Treaty 3 post-secondary students in career-related employment in their specific field of study.

Application Guidelines and Criteria:

  • Employment must be related to student’s career goals and field of study;
  • Student must be attending a recognized post-secondary institute and provide a letter of verification;
  • Students must take initiative of finding a suitable employer;
  • Students must register as a “jobseeker” through the Anokiiwin Job Connect website: and submit resume with program application;

  • Employers must also register as an “employer” through the Anokiiwin Job Connect website;
  • Employment can take place anytime between May 13, 2019 to August 30, 2019, but limited to maximum of 12 weeks; Employers have the option to extend employment period at their own cost;

Students who are eligible:

  • Must have completed at least one year of full-time post-secondary studies and be resuming full-time studies in the fall of 2019;
  • Must be a Treaty #3 member, up to 30 years of age, at time of application;
  • Must be available to attend a Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong Youth oriented sponsored 1 day event

Employers who are eligible:

  • Non-profit, or private sector, in operation for a minimum of 6 months and provide evidence;
  • Be able to contribute a minimum of 10% towards hourly wage of above noted rates;
  • Costs for Mandatory Employment Related Costs, and WSIB/private insurance, are eligible for non-profit employers;
  • Must have third party liability insurance or WSIB;
  • Must be able to provide quality work experience, safety polices, training and guided supervision;
  • Must agree to allow student to attend Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong sponsored event (1-day);
  • Must be in satisfactory standing with Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong – i.e. management of previous or current projects
  • Agree to the “Employment and Training Agreement”

Assessment:     All applications will undergo an assessment process, which will include:

  • Student and Employer meet eligibility criteria;
  • The job is identified as a skills shortage in the Treaty #3 area;
  • The value of the work experience being provided;
  • The employment matches the career/educational field of the student;
  • Availability of program funds.

Deadline: Mail, fax, or deliver your application package by April 26, 2019

Contact Shirley Kelly, Program Supervisor, at 1-800-545-5113, or (807) 468-2030, for further information about the program or application process. Mail, fax or deliver your application package to:

Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong Employment and Training Centre

580 Lakeview Drive, P.O. Box 2909, Kenora, Ontario P9N 3X8

Fax: (807) 468-1813


CEM Package 2019 – Word

CEM Package 2019 – PDF