Tourism and Hospitality Training for Youth
was a 10
week program for youth ages 18-25 with developing work skills, life
skills, essential skills and job search skills in order to get a job
working in a store, restaurant, hotel, travel or entertainment-related
Pathways (Community Assistance Program)
a one-to-one based program that provided clients with coaching to assist
with pre-employment issues.
Employment Resource Centres
were three centres located in Armstrong, Enderby and Lumby that served
clients by providing them with access to job posting boards, computer
stations with internet, photocopying, faxing, and labour market
Employment Program was a sub-contract to
provide employment and life skills workshops to Job Wave clients.
The Self Employment Program was a
48-week long program that assisted EI-eligible participants to explore
their entrepreneurial abilities and learn how to start and maintain their
Training For Jobs was a program for
individuals in need of employment skills and short term training in order
to attain employment and become self-sufficient.
Community Referral Service was a
drop-in service available to anyone experiencing difficulty accessing
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
was an individualized program to help remove barriers to training and
employment for persons with permanent disabilities.
Trades and Apprenticeship Workshop, a
two-day workshop designed to assist unemployed clients in making a
decision as to their suitability for a career in trades or
Where’s the Work
a two-day long workshop that assisted unemployed participants who were EI-eligible
or on income assistance with using labour market information to conduct a
Winning Combinations was a one-to-one
program that provided interview-appropriate clothing and consultation on
personal presentation to any unemployed client who was registered in a
Employment Plus was a five-week
employment readiness program for unemployed adults aged 45 and over who
were EI-eligible or on income assistance.
Target Wage Subsidy was a
federally-funded initiative that paid a wage subsidy to employers who
hired unemployed EI-eligible candidates.
S.T.R.I.D.E. was a five-month job
retraining program for clients in receipt of income assistance who
experienced labour market barriers.
Vocational Skills Assessment was a
comprehensive, individualized vocational testing service for unemployed
income assistance and Employment Insurance clients
Workplace Prep was a 12-week
employment readiness program for unemployed income assistance clients and
EI-eligible clients that included ten weeks of group-based life skills and
computer training and two weeks individualized work experience.
Project Opportunity Okanagan was a
pre-employment program focused on providing group instruction and
one-to-one coaching around life skills, working towards job entry,
exploring academic upgrading and opportunities for work experience.
these programs was made possible by the
Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia.