Southeast Training & Employment Program

(formerly known as Pathways)   


The mandate of the Training & Employment Program is:

Develop a long-term strategy that will build local capacity so that each community can assume more control and eventually deliver the Southeast Training & Employment Program.
Identify training and employment opportunities that will assist individual member First Nation clients to prepare for, obtain and maintain employment (regionally and locally).  

Programs & Services

Labour Market Programs

  • Employer wage subsidies
  • Client self-employment
  • Employment opportunities for El recipients
  • Skills training and assistance services

Youth Programs (targeting Aboriginal youth, ages 15-30)

  • Internship Program
  • Community Services Program
  • Summer Student Employment Program
  • Labour Market Information Program

Child Care Program (Delivered by SERDC)

Program is being delivered through the Southeast Tribal Council.

Program for the Disabled

The program also identifies Aboriginal people with physical and mental disabilities to help them find and retain employment.

Urban Program

Responding to the socio-economic needs of urban First Nations people by maximizing the effectiveness of existing Aboriginal and government programs and services and utilizing resources of the sub agreement to develop public and private secor partnerships in order to enhance opportunities for employment preparation and employment for urban First Nations members.

Southeast Training & Employment

The Southeast Training & Employment Program has been in existence since 1995 and has funded many Southeast First Nation members for their training and their employment initiatives. The following are figures derived from the Training and Employment figures as of October 2005. From April 1st, 2004 to March 31st, 2005 the communities under Southeast Training & Employment Program with the exception of Berens River First Nation and Brokenhead Ojibway Nation (Independent); the total amount of training funds amounted to $2,445,760, and the amount of Southeast members trained within the program came to approximately 539 First Nation members.
Southeast Resource Development Council Corp.
Head Office: Box 30 Scanterbury, Manitoba R0E 1W0
Winnipeg Office: 6th Floor - 360 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0T6