The akwesasne area management Board (AAMB) and Employment & training Centre (etc) goal is tO ASSIST AKWESASRO:NEN WITH JOB/CAREER TRAINING AND ATTAINING LONG-TERM EMPLOYMENT.
THE AAMB IS PRESENTLY FUNDED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA UNDER THE ABORIGINAL SKILLS AND EMPLOYMENT TRAINING STRATEGY (ASETS). SERVING THE AKWESASNE COMMUNITY FOR OVER 22 YEARS, AAMB HAS SUPPORTED TRAINING INITIATIVES AND CAREER COUNSELLING FOR THOUSANDS OF AKWESASNE MEMBERS.
UNDER ASETS, OUR FOCUS IS:
• SUPPORTING DEMAND-DRIVEN SKILLS DEVELOPMENT;
• FOSTERING PARTNERSHIPS; AND
•INCREASED ACCOUNTABILITY AND RESULTS Our partner organization, the akwesasne employment resource center (aerc) was created as a joint venture project in april 2009. the akwesasne Area Management Board (aamb) and the saint regis mohawk tribe (srmt) are two major contributors who continue to support the ongoing operation of the aerc. we also received support from the mohawk council of akwesasne (mca) and the mohawk nation council of chiefs (mncc) to create a central resource center that would service the entire community as a
‘one-stop shop’ for job seekers.