Empowering survivors of violence and trauma getting into the labour market and gain new skills and work experience to build the life they want in Canada.
The program includes:
- Psych-education utilizing Signs of Safety process: 2 days per week led by a clinical counsellor who covers topics such as establishing boundaries, coping skills, developing healthy communication, etc.
- Job readiness workshops: 2 days per week facilitated by an employment specialist who covers topics such as resume and interview skills, job search, workplace expectations, etc.
- Maximum $400 workshop participation
- Free occupational short-term training (Cashier, First Aid, Basic Computer, WHMIS etc.)
- Paid work experience (P/T or F/T) up to a maximum of 120 hours, with support from an employment specialist (industries may include administrative, production, horticulture, manufacturing and more)
- Tuition Fee Support – If client does not participate in a work experience tuition support can be considered towards further education
- $250 bonus for completing three months of employment or post-secondary education
- Survivors of violence or trauma
- Experiencing health issues, stress, depression or anxiety
- Looking for a job or training
- Unemployed or working less than 20 hours per week
- Canadian citizens or permanent residents
- Minimum English Level 4 (workshops are delivered in English)
- Access to internet or WiFi
- Smartphone, tablet or computer
- Able to participate via Zoom and MS Teams
- Quiet space to participate in workshops Mon – Thurs, 10 am – 12:30 pm
- September 13-October 22, 2021 (6 weeks structured workshops)
To register, call 604-597-0205, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact Nazia Kakar at email@example.com.