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Vernon BC V1T 9G3

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Past Projects

We are both proud and honoured to have been involved with the following past projects:

Retail 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 company.

Pathways (Community Assistance Program) was 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 information. 

BC 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 own businesses.

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 community resources. 

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 apprenticeships.

Where’s the Work Workshop, 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 job search.

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 back-to-work program.

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.

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Funding for these programs was made possible by the
Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia.

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