Our primary focus is to assist eligible applicants increase their skills, abilities and work experience by preparing them to complete training and or enter or re-enter the workforce with a goal of securing full time employment.
Focus is to meet the needs of the clientele and the labour market. The following types of training can be purchased: vocational, skills upgrading, apprenticeships.
Job Opportunities – objective is to provide clients with job opportunities that will lead to continuing employment.
Job Creation Partners – designed to support the creation of sustainable employment opportunities in the community. We can create incremental and meaningful work opportunities for clients with activities that help develop the community and local economy.
Offers a temporary wage subsidy to employers as an incentive to hire individuals who may not be ordinarily considered for employment due to barriers such as limited work or a disability. Driver’s Licensing – provides assistance for eligible members to obtain their class “G” license. Aimed at individuals who experience the lack of a license as a barrier to obtain employment. Mobility and Relocation Assistance – Assists persons with financial support to attend job interview(s) and to re-locate for new employment; Apprenticeships – encourage employers to hire and retain apprentices for the donation of their apprenticeship program; Persons with Disabilities – designed to help people with disabilities prepare for and obtain employment or self-employment.
Assists employers to meet their current or future skills needs through negotiated training contributions, retaining employees whose skills have been made redundant through technological or market changes and encouraging the provision of the on-the-job training for employees.