There are a range of services provided by Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong aimed at assisting individual clients explore careers and make informed decisions on careers, training, educational paths, and employment readiness. These are considered “soft services”. Other programs are for individuals seeking financial assistance.

Services include:

  • Job Board;
  • Labour Market Information;
  • Job Search Techniques and Supports;
  • Resume Assistance and Update
  • Interview Techniques;
  • Career Exploration;
  • Self Marketing Tips;
  • Computer Access;
  • Education and Training Resources;
  • Community Resource Information;
  • Employment Goal and Action Planning;
  • Anokiiwin Job Connect – Job Seeker Data Base;
  • Anokiiwin Job Connect – Employer Data Base;
  • Anokiiwin Job Connect –
  • Weekly Job Postings;
  • NORCAT Workplace Training Courses – On-line Certifications

The above services are available through the employment offices:

Ozhibii’igewigamig Employment Centre – 326 2nd. St. South, Kenora

Eastern Area Sub-Office, NANICOST Building, Site 206-53, RR#2, Fort Frances

Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong, 580 Lakeview Drive, Kenora


Workshops available in group settings to target groups as follows:

  • Career Assessment and Planning;
  • Work Development – Resume/Cover Letter, Interviewing Skills, Job Search Skills, Essential Skills;
  • Success on the Job – Communications, 30 Ways to Shine, Financial Literacy;
  • Industry Recognized – Smart Serve, Service Excellence, NORCAT;
  • Basic Proposal Writing;
  • Entrepreneurship – Fostering the Spirit;
  • Self Employment Planning – Business Plan Concepts

For information on the above workshops or to book a workshop, please contact Shirley Kelly, Program Supervisor, 1-800-545-5113

Services at Community Level

Aimed at providing community capacity:

  • Assistance with recruitment and selection (screening and interviewing) processes of training participants and trainers;
  • Assistance with developing job descriptions;
  • Project Training Plan Development;
  • Co-ordinate Outreach Services of Service Canada programs;
  • Training of staff responsible for Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong projects;
  • Career Fairs;
  • Workforce Human Resource Development Strategies
  • Providing support for large scale Industry related training and employment opportunities

Other Workshops

Available to a wider audience on a regional level:

  • Shooniyaa 101 – Overview of Programs
  • Shooniyaa 102 – Project Cycle
  • Shooniyaa 103 – Career Exploration to Employment Maintenance Services
  • Shooniyaa 104 – Youth Specific