OJT provides opportunities for employers and customers. Participants learn job skills while working for an employer. The employer is reimbursed 50 percent of participant’s wages.
Work Experience is a short-term, temporary work assignment for students. The purpose of this program is to provide participants with basic transferable work skills. Students may be awarded academic credit through the school co-op program.
Summer Youth Employment Program
SYEP is an income-based work experience program designed to enhance employability through development of good work habits and basic work skills.
Senior Employment Program
SEP provides a maximum of 15 hours of employment to our tribal elders. This program is tribally funded.
To access these services, one must be Native American, a U.S. citizen or eligible alien, economically disadvantaged, underemployed or unemployed, registered with the Selective Service (if applicable) and reside within the seven-county service area; a student 14-21 for Work Experience; 14-21 for SYEP; a Sault Tribe member age 60 or older for SEP.