Hire Ability Employment Program
your barriers and find a job that suits you.
Find jobs you’re good at
Create strong resumes and practice
your interview skills
Receive personalized job coaching
One to One Coaching and Support
You will meet
with a facilitator on a weekly basis for one-to-one job coaching, addressing specific
areas and issues in which you need more support.
Workshops on a variety of topics related to
your job search. The workshops repeat each month in order to meet the
specific needs of the participants.
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
as being an impacted worker or having multiple barriers that may be affecting their ability to seek
out or obtain employment
► 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.