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SASET services during COVID-19 - April 6, 2020

April 6, 2020

Good morning from the SASET Team;

As we continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic from our home offices, the SASET team is working to reach out to our current, past and new clients to check in with each one of you. Please feel free to contact us to let us know how you are doing at this time and if there is any way we can be of service to you in your training and employment needs:

Carol Raspberry; SASET Outreach Supervisor: 604-798-1664 or carol.raspberry@saset.ca
David Jimmie: 778-828-4332 or Davidb.jimmie@saset.ca
Simone Williams Horne – 604-860-3093 or simone.williams-horne@saset.ca
Lucinda Louie – 778-684-1464 or Lucinda.louie@saset.ca
James Woyke – 604-702-8115 or James.woyke@saset.ca
Heather Dixon – 604-378-8755 or Heather.dixon@saset.ca
Juanita Soles - 604-997-3118 or Juanita.soles@saset.ca
Tony Armitstead – 778-808-1355 or Tony.armitstead@saset.ca

For BladeRunners info, please contact Amber Smith – 604-703-6077 or Amber.smith@saset.ca

For Community Contracts, please contact Adrienne Silver at Adrienne.silver@saset.ca

For Culinary info, please contact Chis Monkman at Christopher.monkman@ufv.ca

Seabird EAS – 604-796-2177 - Brian Govereau briangovereau@seabirdisland.ca; Whyles Rowan whylesrowan@seabirdisland.ca; Andrea Paul andreapaul@seabirdisland.ca

Sts’ailes EAS - 604-796-5536 - Carla Charlie Carla.Charlie@stsailes.com; Shelley Felix
Shelley.felix@stsailes.com; Stephanie Phair Stephanie.Phair@stsailes.com

Please stay safely at home and healthy, we can still move forward with you in planning your employment needs so you are ready to go back to the workplace.

Please feel free to contact any of the above staff for your employment and training needs!

Anna Celesta
Director: Sto:lo Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training
Anna.celesta@saset.ca

Information Regarding COVID-19 Situation - Benefits and Other Supports

The following public website links are provided for your reference. You may find these webpages helpful in obtaining current information regarding Canada’s Economic Response plan, benefits and supports, and information relevant to Indigenous Communities.

Public Websites and Information for Contacting Service Canada:

Canada.ca

Canada Benefits: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits.html (includes information re: Employment Insurance, pensions, and benefits for housing, education, training, family and people with disabilities)

Canada’s Economic Response Plan : https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html

Canada Emergency Response Benefit: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei/cerb-application.html?utm_campaign=not-applicable&utm_medium=vanity-url&utm_source=canada-ca_coronavirus-cerb

ESDC – Covid-19: https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/corporate/notices/coronavirus.html

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Indigenous communities:  https://www.sac-isc.gc.ca/eng/1581964230816/1581964277298

Indigenous Community Support Fund:  https://www.sac-isc.gc.ca/eng/1585189335380/1585189357198

COVID-19: First Nations Community Guide on Accessing Additional Supports:  https://www.sac-isc.gc.ca/eng/1584819394157/1584819418553

Service Canada:  (Contact Us – E-Services): Click on Contact Employment and Social Development

On the next page, click: “Find a Service Canada Office”:

On the following page, illustrated below - Individuals may use the E-Service link to request a callback (regarding information related to EI, Pensions, SIN, and Passports (limited):

Service Canada programs and services are available online at Canada.ca/service-canada-home or by telephone at: 1 800 O-Canada (1-800-622-6232) - TTY: 1-800-926-9105

If you require additional support, please complete an online request for service here: Canada.ca/service-canada-e-service

Construction Safety Training System Free online Course

Interested in the Construction Field? Take this free online training course click on the link provided or copy and paste into the address bar.

http://www.youracsa.ca/courses/csts2020/

 

Free WHMIS online training

Do you need your WHMIS? Click on this link or copy and paste into the address bar to get to the Free WHIMS online training site.

 

http://aixsafety.com/

 

 

 

How to apply for EI and COVID-19 emergency benefits

Click on link for the information: How to apply for EI and COVID-19 emergency benefits.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/apply-emergency-benefits-1.5501977?__vfz=medium=sharebar&fbclid=IwAR3q4WIFanxUBmsGkbWzfCkQcJonvLk3mdTy_PzrJJ3YvrKK-8x6yD3-Mjg

If the link doesn't open, copy and paste into address bar.

Update *Notice of Temporary Employment Resource Centre Closure

Notice of Temporary Employment Resource Centre Closure
MARCH 18, 2020 – COVID 19

STOLO ABORIGINAL SKILLS & EMPLOYMENT TRAINING (SASET)

IS MONITORING THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID 19) OUTBREAK AND CONTINUES TO OBSERVE HEALTH CANADA’S RECOMMENDATIONS. OUR FIRST PRIORITY IS THE CONTINUED SAFETY OF OUR EMPLOYEES AND INDIVIDUALS WE PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT SERVICES TO.

PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS CONTINUE TO ADVISE THAT SOCIAL DISTANCING IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE STRATEGY TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID 19.

As such, SASET will be closed until further notice.

IF YOU REQUIRE THE ASSISTANCE OF AN EMPLOYMENT COUNSELLOR
PLEASE CONTACT (CALL OR TEXT) ONE OF OUR EMPLOYMENT COUNSELLORS
WORK CELL NUMBERS LISTED BELOW:

DAVID JIMMIE:  778-828-7332
SIMONE WILLIAMS HORNE – 604-860-3093
LUCINDA LOUIE – 778-684-1464
JAMES WOYKE – 604-702-8115
HEATHER DIXON – 604-378-8755

FOR UPDATES WHEN THE EMPLOYMENT CENTRE WILL BE OPEN PLEASE CHECK
SASET WWW.SASET.CA
&
FACEBOOK – SASET EAS

Thank you

If any individuals have registered for the Employment Prep Program that was starting on the 23rd of this month, it has been postponed until further notice. 

It is SASET’s priority to ensure safety not only to our employees but to our valued clients and community members.
 

Notice of Temporary SASET Employment Resource Centre Closure

Notice of Temporary Employment Resource Centre Closure
MARCH 18, 2020 – COVID 19

STOLO ABORIGINAL SKILLS & EMPLOYMENT TRAINING (SASET)

IS MONITORING THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID 19) OUTBREAK AND CONTINUES TO OBSERVE HEALTH CANADA’S RECOMMENDATIONS. OUR FIRST PRIORITY IS THE CONTINUED SAFETY OF OUR EMPLOYEES AND INDIVIDUALS WE PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT SERVICES TO.

PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS CONTINUE TO ADVISE THAT SOCIAL DISTANCING IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE STRATEGY TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID 19.

As such, SASET will be closed until further notice.

IF YOU REQUIRE THE ASSISTANCE OF AN EMPLOYMENT COUNSELLOR
PLEASE CONTACT (CALL OR TEXT) ONE OF OUR EMPLOYMENT COUNSELLORS
WORK CELL NUMBERS LISTED BELOW:

DAVID JIMMIE:  778-828-7332
SIMONE WILLIAMS HORNE – 604-860-3093
LUCINDA LOUIE – 778-684-1464
JAMES WOYKE – 604-702-8115
HEATHER DIXON – 604-378-8755
JUANITA SOLES - 604-819-4856

FOR UPDATES WHEN THE EMPLOYMENT CENTRE WILL BE OPEN PLEASE CHECK
SASET WWW.SASET.CA
&
FACEBOOK – SASET EAS

Thank you
 

Postponed - SASET Spring Break Program

SASET Spring Break Program is postponed due to the COVID-19. We will contact you again when we reschedule. Sorry for any inconvenience. 

Employment Prep Program - Chilliwack

Employment Prep Program

Are you...

  • between 18 - 30 years of age?
  • not EI eligible or received EI in the past 3 years?
  • willing to commit to a 1-week full-time program?
  • Eligible to work in Canada?

If so...

we are presently accepting applications for this training opportunity.  There are a limited number of seats, so don't delay in scheduling an appointment with a SASET Employment Sounsellor today!

Program includes:

WHMIS

  • First Aid
  • FoodSafe
  • Superhost
  • Forklift

Training will take place on-site at Sto:lo Nation Building 5B, 7201 Vedder Road Chilliwack, BC  March 23-27, 2020 Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

To Apply please Contact 604-858-3691 or email info@saset.ca

or in person at any SASET outreach location

Please visit www.saset.ca for employment assistance service hours at our other locations.

Certificate Program - BladeRunners

WorkBC Centre

A proud partnership between Sto:lo Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training is pleased to offer the BladeRunners Program!

Program Dates: March 9 - 13, 2020

Class Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: 200 - 4505 Yale Road, Chilliwack, BC

If you are:

  • Between 18 and 30 years of age
  • Not EI eligible or received EI in the past 5 years
  • Willing to commit to a 1-week full-time program
  • Have an interest in Customer service & Warehousing

If so We are presently accepting applications for this training opportunity.

There are a limited number of seats, so don't delay in scheduling an appointment with you SASET or Work BC Employment Counsellor!

Certificates & Programming Includes:

  • First Aid, Level 1
  • WHMIS
  • FoodSafe
  • SuperHost
  • Forklift
  • Resume Updates
  • Job Search and more

For more information contact:

Chilliwack WorkBC at 778-860-5452 | info-chilliwack@workbc.ca OR James Woyke (SASET) Employment Counsellor at 604-702-8115 | james.woyke@saset.ca

*Onsite Thursday 9:00 AM to 5:00PM #200 - 45905 Yale Road, Chilliwack, BC V2P 2M6