Advisory Services

Southeast Resource Development Council provides the following  Advisory and Technical Services to our eight member First Nations. 

575-360 Broadway Avenue

Winnipeg, MB R3C 0T6

 

Social Development Advisory Services:

Gwen John, Social Development Advisor 

Social Development is about improving the lives of individuals and the community in which they reside.  It is the Social Development Advisor's role and responsibility to provide a second level service to member First Nations in the following capacity:

 

•              To clarify current and existing Income Assistance Program policy and procedures.

•              To support First Nations in the development of internal policies and procedures.

•              To providing on-going training as it applies to the Income Assistance Program.

•              To conduct internal compliance reviews.

•              To review and monitor external compliance reviews conducted by AANDC.

•              Advocate on behalf of its members for positive social change.

•              To provide advice and assistance on the development of opportunities alleviating income assistance dependency.

Social Development overall includes the integration of social, economic, health, educational and cultural programs to support community growth and self-sufficiency.  It is our goal at the Tribal Council level to strengthen existing partnerships, programs and services.

 

Technical Unit

The main services the technical unit provides is community planning and technical services.

 

Community Planning

The objective is to promote sustainable social, economic and physical development in First Nation communities by assisting, advising and training member First Na­tions in a broad range of community activities such as:

  • Formulation, planning. implementing and maintaining community development strategies;
  • Producing and/or analyzing studies, inventories, social analysis, impact assess­ments on the development and use of the community resources; and
  • Building human resource capacity. 

Technical Services

The purpose in technical services is to build capacity, provide economies of scale and improve the quality of life for First Nation communities by assisting, advising and training member First Nations in a broad range of technical services activities such as:

  • Planning, designing, managing, operating, and maintaining community facili­ties and infrastructure;
  • Develop five-year plans for technical services;
  • Apply policies, standards, codes and regulations for technical services;
  • Capacity building with professional associations and governments;
  • Coordinating training and development programs, staff selection and recruit­ment: and providing risk management. engineering services, special programs. Inspections for CMHC Sec 95, RRAP and commercial buildings;
  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessments.

Technical Staff

Arnold Mitchell, Capital/Housing Advisor

Chris Olson, Fire Safety Officer/Housing Technical Advisor

Todd Barker, Maintenance Coordinator

Gail Ballantyne, Administrative Assistant

 

Please note:  The Southeast Advisory and Technical Services team no longer provides Membership Services (Indian Treaty Status Cards or Registration) at this location. Members are encouraged to call either their First Nation Band Office or Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC), formerly Indian and Northern Affairs (INAC) at:  204-983-5910 or 1-800-567-9604.  

 

 

Southeast Resource Development Council Corp.
Head Office: Box 30 Scanterbury, Manitoba R0E 1W0
Winnipeg Office: 6th Floor - 360 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0T6