We offer a number of workshops and information sessions to employers and job seekers. These workshops may be offered in a group setting or on a one-to-one basis, depending on needs and timing.

Workshops for Employers

Information session for potential employers – if you’re thinking about hiring an employee with a disability, this workshop will allow you to learn more and ask questions. Please contact us to request a session or to find out more.

Workshops for Job Seekers

We offer the workshops depending on where the job seeker is on their journey to their new career, and what background training they want and need. Please note that these are only available to participants in the Supported Employment Program.

If you’d like to participate in the program, please contact us.

Job Readiness Skills Workshops

  • Communication for workplaces: speaking, writing, and presentation
  • Literacy and numeracy on the job
  • Problem solving at work
  • Information management and organization
  • Creative thinking to resolve workplace issues

Career Development/Career Exploration Workshops

  • Vocational interests, aptitudes, and abilities exploration
  • From interests, aptitudes and abilities to appropriate jobs
  • How lifestyle goals relate to selected occupations
  • Discovering educational and career paths for the job you want
  • Choosing the job you want
  • Understanding the conditions and specifications of the job you want

Life Skills Workshops

  • Positive attitude, self-awareness and workplace expectations
  • Self-confidence and assertiveness training
  • Responsible behaviours, actions, and decisions
  • Flexibility and adaptability on the job
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • Planning and setting professional learning goals
  • Social media profiles and online presence
  • Budgeting

Job Attainment Workshops

  • Creating a resume
  • Job search strategies
  • Conducting a job search
  • Job interview and information session skills and practice
  • Web-based job search tools and online applications

Workplace Skills Workshops

  • Customer service
  • Team work
  • Time management
  • Dress for success
  • Workplace cultures: connecting socially and fitting in
  • Dealing with authority and conflict resolution
  • Employment standards and workplace health and safety
  • Youth in unionized jobs and workplaces, and labour relations

Job Maintenance and Career Development Workshops

  • Leadership development
  • Career advancement strategies
  • Professional networking