Hire Ability Employment Program
Job readiness and essential skills
training for ages 18 - 99
Find jobs you’re good at
Create strong resumes and practice
your interview skills
Build on your computer skills with
Receive personalized job coaching
attend four weeks of daily workshops on a variety of topics related to
your job search.
One to One Coaching and Support
workshops are complete, you will meet
with a facilitator for daily one-to-one job coaching, addressing specific
areas and issues in which you need more support.
During the program, all participants
develop an Employment Action Plan which identifies realistic short-term
job goals. In order to get one of these jobs, you may need to obtain one
or several employer-required certificates.
Examples of short-term certificates:
► First Aid
► Forklift Safety
► H2S Alive
► Serving It Right
► WorldHost Customer Service
► Word / Excel in a Day
► Fundamentals of Insurance
Basic Security Training
Traffic Control Person Certification
Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)
Construction Safety Training System (CSTS)
Global Ground Disturbance
Confined Space Entry
The specific certificates you can
receive depends on your Employment Action Plan, participation, time
requirements and program budget availability.
Are You Eligible?
You are eligible for this program if
► over the age of 18
► unemployed and not going to school
► legally entitled to work in Canada
► living in the North Okanagan -
Vernon, Coldstream, Armstrong, Enderby, Lumby, Cherryville
Note: Preference is
given to those not on
Employment Insurance (EI).
Selection is based on need, motivation and employment readiness.
All applicants must attend an Intake Interview
to be considered for the program.
We gratefully acknowledge our funders:
Funding provided by the Government of
Canada through the
Canada-British Columbia Workforce Development Agreement.
You can also
► Print and deliver it to NexusBC at 102-3201 30th Street (next
door to Service BC)
► Print and fax it to 250.545.5418
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