SHORT TERM REGIONAL TRAINING

CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Kawerak, Inc.
    P.O. Box 948
    Nome, AK 99762

  • 800.450.4341
    907.443.4358
  • 907.443.4485
  • intake@kawerak.org

Kawerak sponsors and coordinates short-term regional trainings to enhance occupational skills, achieve re-certification or attain certification. Trainings are coordinated with each community in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound Region, partnering organizations, and regional employers. Trainings are designed to prepare for local employment opportunities as funding permits. Participant eligibility may vary for each training program.

Examples of short-term regional training programs are:
Construction Safety, Boiler & Appliance Repair, Carpentry, Certified Nurse Assistant, Residential Electricity & Plumbing, Heavy Equipment Operation, Driver’s License, Flagging, Hazwoper Certification, Welding, Energy Efficiency, Quickbooks, Grant Writing, Specialty Craft Making, Occupational Endorsement, etc.

Upcoming Training
October 1-4 Adult Driver’s Education (Nome)
October 15 – Nov 9 CNA Training – Deadline September 13 (Nome)
November 12-16 Adult Driver’s Education (Nome)
December 10-13 Adult Driver’s Education (Nome)

*Environmental Technician Training is provided through Kawerak’s Environmental Emergency Preparedness Program. Find out more at kawerak.org/environmental. You can also download the travel scholarship application. If you have any questions on this course please call Charlene Saclamana at 443-4337.

How the Training Calendar Gets Decided

Kawerak’s Short-term Regional Training Program works with each community to identify upcoming local employment opportunities and needed occupational skill development required to maintain tribal member employment. Funding sources, trainers and other resources are prioritized to the best advantage of the region.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be Tribal Members of one of Kawerak’s member communities and reside in the region. Members from Nome Eskimo Community must apply through their IRA to provide funding. Trainees must be willing to attend training daily for the entire length of the training period. Kawerak can provide supportive services for Tribal Members if requested before the training begins, as funding allows. Examples of supportive services are travel to the training site, lodging, course fees, required clothing, etc.

Application Process

  • Complete the Training Program Application
  • Submit Tribal Enrollment Verification (all applicants must be tribally Enrolled within the Bering Straits Region)
  • Submit a copy of your State Birth Certificate
  • Submit a copy of your Social Security Card
  • If Male, Submit Proof of Selective Service Enrollment (we can assist in verifying this for you)
  • Complete an Intake Form and Individual Education or Employment Plan

Post-Training

  • Training participants are required to complete a follow-up questionnaire 90 days after training completion

Kawerak sponsors and coordinates short-term regional trainings to enhance occupational skills, achieve re-certification or attain certification. Trainings are coordinated with each community in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound Region, partnering organizations, and regional employers. Trainings are designed to prepare for local employment opportunities as funding permits. Participant eligibility may vary for each training program.

Examples of short-term regional training programs are:
Construction Safety, Boiler & Appliance Repair, Carpentry, Certified Nurse Assistant, Residential Electricity & Plumbing, Heavy Equipment Operation, Driver’s License, Flagging, Hazwoper Certification, Welding, Energy Efficiency, Quickbooks, Grant Writing, Specialty Craft Making, Occupational Endorsement, etc.

Upcoming Training
July 28-Aug 1 Adult Driver’s Education (Nome)
August 11-15 Adult Driver’s Education (Nome)
August 19-24 Environmental Technician Training/HazWoper (Nome)*
October 1-4 Adult Driver’s Education (Nome)
November 12-16 Adult Driver’s Education (Nome)
December 10-13 Adult Driver’s Education (Nome)

*Environmental Technician Training is provided through Kawerak’s Environmental Emergency Preparedness Program. Find out more at kawerak.org/environmental. You can also download the travel scholarship application. If you have any questions on this course please call Charlene Saclamana at 443-4337.

How the Training Calendar Gets Decided

Kawerak’s Short-term Regional Training Program works with each community to identify upcoming local employment opportunities and needed occupational skill development required to maintain tribal member employment. Funding sources, trainers and other resources are prioritized to the best advantage of the region.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be Tribal Members of one of Kawerak’s member communities and reside in the region. Members from Nome Eskimo Community must apply through their IRA to provide funding. Trainees must be willing to attend training daily for the entire length of the training period. Kawerak can provide supportive services for Tribal Members if requested before the training begins, as funding allows. Examples of supportive services are travel to the training site, lodging, course fees, required clothing, etc.

Application Process

  • Complete the Training Program Application
  • Submit Tribal Enrollment Verification (all applicants must be tribally Enrolled within the Bering Straits Region)
  • Submit a copy of your State Birth Certificate
  • Submit a copy of your Social Security Card
  • If Male, Submit Proof of Selective Service Enrollment (we can assist in verifying this for you)
  • Complete an Intake Form and Individual Education or Employment Plan

Post-Training

  • Training participants are required to complete a follow-up questionnaire 90 days after training completion

CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Kawerak, Inc.
    P.O. Box 948
    Nome, AK 99762

  • 800.450.4341
    907.443.4358
  • 907.443.4485
  • intake@kawerak.org