Employment and Training

Job Postings

Employment Opportunities

Please see our employment page for community job postings available.
Job Postings

Wahta Mohawks offers a variety of services to its members to help them with their employment and training goals. These services include pre-employment skill development, assistance with job searching, referrals for training courses, offering training courses and events to members, and guidance and assistance with Kagita Mikam Aboriginal Training & Employment intake applications for course funding.

This page also features a Business Directory for businesses operating on Wahta Mohawks Territory.

For more information, or for any questions, on the services offered please contact Simon Sutherland at simon.sutherland@wahtamohawks.ca or a705-762-2354 ext. 245

***During the current Public Health situation, Wahta Mohawks is committed to continuing to provide members with Employment & Training supports to the best of our ability. We appreciate your understanding during this unprecedented time***

Small Business Supports:

https://www.cfib-fcei.ca/en/small-business-resources-dealing-covid-19#govt

Guidelines for Applying for Emergency Supports:

https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei/ei-sickness/apply.html

Pre- Employment Skill Development

Working with members, Wahta Mohawks is happy to offer the following pre-employment supports:

  • Essential basic skills Assessments
  • Resume Building
  • Job searching assistance
  • Interview preparation supports

Training Courses & Events

During 2019, Wahta Mohawks hosted various courses and events to boost the employment skills and access to employment opportunities for its members. We offered a Chainsaw Operator’s course, a standard First Aid Course and hosted a Career Fair.

If you have suggestions for courses or events that you would like to see occur in the community please contact Simon Sutherland at simon.sutherland@wahtamohawks.ca or 705-762-2354 ext. 245 (Course offerings are based on available funding and community interest)

Kagita Mikam Aboriginal Employment & Training Inc.

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Partnering with Wahta Mohawks, Kagita Mikam Aboriginal Employment and Training Inc. provides funding for members to return to school or engage in a training program so that they can get back into the workforce, or to improve career opportunities. Support is available upon meeting the criteria and funding availability. Intake applications are available on an ongoing basis.

Various programs are available through Kagita Mikam including course costs, wage subsidies, mobility assistance to help with the costs of travel to and from training and supports for youth and entrepreneurs.

Job Searching Resources

Wahta Mohawk Business Directory

Business Name Phone Number Services Offered
Commandant Towing & Recovery (705) 205- 1418 Automobile towing and
recovery
First Nation Liquidation (705) 762-0101 convenience/gifts/fireworks/
housewares
Handy Man Dan (705) 706-2710 repair/maintenance/
construction/property
management
Mrs. H’s Fish & Chips (705) 762-4262 Restaurant
Muskoka Rural Electric (705) 762-3440 Licensed Electricians
Poseidon Plumbing (705) 801-6164 Full-Service Plumber
Sahanatien Haulage (705) 762-5346 Site development/roads
and driveways/septic
systems/landscaping
and landscaping
supplies/material
delivery
Team Boats 1 (855) 770-8326 Custom Aluminum Boats
The Wahta Station (705) 762-2195 Convenience/Grocery
Wahta Springs Water Bottling
What-a-Convenience (705) 762-1923 Gas Bar/Bakery/Gifts
Womb Rising (705) 323-5599 Birth Services

If you own and operate a business on the territory of the Wahta Mohawks and would like to be included in this directory please contact Simon Sutherland at simon.sutherland@wahtamohawks.ca or 705-762-2354 ext. 245 to share the details of your business.

You will be asked to provide the name of your business, the type of services provided, and contact details.