Westbank First Nation


Contact Employment Training Coordinator

Westbank First Nation and Okanagan Training Development Council support First Nation clients to enter in to further training or sustainable employment by offering support and funding opportunities. In the past year 32 WFN members accessed services and approximately 80 First Nations off reserve accessed various funding opportunities. Supports consisted of supporting Trades, Business Administration, Health Care and short-term training in Safety Tickets, flagging, security guard and work supplies.

The past year has been busy organizing training programs to deliver group training. A partnership was established with WFN, OTDC, Okanagan College and BC Hydro to deliver the Construction Craft Program on reserve and at Okanagan College. There were 13 students who graduated successfully. During the program, the students had opportunity to work with Habitat for Humanity, completing a duplex for a family to move into. It was a great volunteer opportunity for them and since the completion of the program most of the students are now employed with various construction companies....

Read our entire annual report in the: pdfOTDC Annual Report 2016/17

Past Reports

pdfOTDC Annual Report 2015/16

pdfOTDC Annual Report 2014/15

pdfWFN Annual Report 2011/12

pdfWFN Annual Report 2010/11

pdfWFN Annual Report 2007/08

pdfWFN Annual Report 2005/06

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Karen Abramsen - OTDC Manager
Phone: (250) 769-1977 Cell: 250-212-2999
Fax: (250) 769-1866
Suite 339, 101-1865 Dilworth Dr.
Kelowna, BC V1Y 9T1

Debbie Conlin - OTDC Administrator
Phone: (250) 542-0045 Cell: 250-550-6701
Fax: (250) 549-7175
Suite 339, 101-1865 Dilworth Dr.
Kelowna, BC V1Y 9T1