Career Information Forum and Hiring Fair (OWD743)
PT1 – CAREER INFORMATION FORUM (Kenora District):
PT2 – HIRING FAIR (Rainy River District):
PT1: Work with public and private school boards in the Kenora District to endorse career option information to high school students. Highlighted career options will include those careers where the demand will exceed the supply in the near future in our districts.
PT2: Partner with the City of Fort Frances, Northern Community Development Services, and local employers to host a Hiring Fair.
Employers are struggling in both districts to hire and maintain a sustainable workforce. Cultivate a future workforce by informing current students and the general public with timely and accurate viable career information from local employers representing industries and small and medium sized businesses.
Lead: Northwest Training and Adjustment Board
Key Partners: Northern Community Development Services, Kenora Patricia District School Board, Rainy River District School Board, Catholic School Boards, Dryden Forest Management Company, Domtar, Weyerhaeuser, FP Innovations, and Municipalities.
Expected Outcomes: A future and sustainable “homegrown” workforce.
Status: Some parts complete. Some parts in planning stage.