NEDAP Applications Now Being Accepted

The Nawash Education Diversity Assistance Program (NEDAP) is accepting applications from Tuesday, December 15, 2020 until Friday, January 15, 2021, 11:59 PM. Late applications will not be accepted.

The NEDAP provides financial assistance, subject to the availability of funding, to eligible Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation band members, in pursuit of diversified education and skills development opportunities. Note that the NEDAP is not a full-funding program.

To learn more about the program details, please read the NEDAP Policy document, available online from our webpage at https://www.nawash.ca/education.

You can download the printable PDF application form from the same page. If you don’t have access to a printer, paper copies of the NEDAP application are available from the Board of Education office during regular business hours.

Interested applicants may submit their sealed applications to the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation Board of Education by email to: nawashed.nedap@gbtel.ca, or by mail or delivery to the Board of Education office during regular business hours. Our address is: Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation Board of Education, 6 Harbour Road, Neyaashiinigmiing, ON, N0H 2T0. 

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Employment Opportunity – Custodian Assistant

The Board of Education is seeking a Custodian Assistant to work primarily with the Custodian at Kikendaasogamig Elementary School, and also the Board of Education office or the Nshiime Day Care Centre, as needed.

See the Employment page for more information about this and other opportunities.

Board of Education Calls for NEDAP Applications

Applications for the Nawash Education Diversity Assistance Program (NEDAP) are now open. 

Applications for the program will be accepted between Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 12:00 AM and Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 11:59 PM only. No early or late applications will be accepted.

The NEDAP objective is to provide financial assistance, subject to the availability of funding, to eligible Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation band members in pursuit of diversified education and skills development opportunities.

Note that NEDAP is not a full funding program. 

Interested applicants can submit a sealed application to the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation Board of Education office during regular business hours, or by email to nawashed.nedap@gbtel.ca.

For an application package, please visit the Board of Education office to pick one up in person, or visit https://www.nawash.ca/board-of-education. The NEDAP policy handbook and application forms are on the right hand side of the page.

Questions? Contact the Board of Education office at 519-534-0882.

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Board of Education Returns to Regular Office Hours Under New Safety Protocol

Boozhoo and greetings to all, hopefully everyone has had an enjoyable, safe and healthy summer. As we enter into a new/different working routine, there are some updates we would like to share with our community and clients.

Effective August 31, 2020, the Board of Education will return to regular office hours, Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. We remind our clients that the State of Emergency is ongoing and COVID-19 Safety Measures are in effect. Help us keep you safe by observing the following protocol:

  • Staff are available to assist the public by telephone or email. In-person meetings are also available by appointment only. Before you visit, please call ahead to schedule your visit to the office.
  • Face masks must be worn when entering the building (if you do not have a face mask, please ask our staff and one will be provided). A hand sanitizing station is available at the front entrance and must be used when entering and departing from the building.
  • Please keep a safe physical distance of 2 meters (6 feet) from one another.

Board Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Special Board Meetings are held as needed. Attendees are encouraged to attend Board meetings via teleconference or Zoom (online), in order to practice safe physical distancing. Please inform our office if you have a Band Member Request by submitting a letter one week prior to a scheduled Board Meeting.

The next Call for Applications for the Nawash Education Diversity Assistance Program (NEDAP) will open September 15th, 2020 at 12:00 AM.  The deadline for applications is October 15, 2020 at 11:59 PM.

Please visit our the Board of Education page for more information and resources.