Career and Employment Services

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Overview

Career, Employment, Information Services and Job Placement Program

The Destinations program provides services aimed to assist all levels of job seeker needs, from those who need minimal help to those who require more involved one-to-one job search support. Participants gain the information, instruction and support they require to eventually gain part-time or full-time employment.

Who is eligible? 

  • Unemployed or marginally employed (working less than 20 hours/week)
  • Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Convention Refugee
  • Not attending school
  • Residents within the community/area in which services are being provided
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Ready and able to work part time or full time

Program Length:

  • Varies depending on services being accessed

Services:

  • Assessment to determine needs and goals
  • One-to-one meetings with an Employment Advisor
  • Guidance in learning effective job search strategies including job interviewing, networking and hidden job market
  • Assistance with developing resume and cover letters
  • Information and referrals to the labor market and to other needed resources
  • Workshops and short courses to build skills

Additional Services

  • Access to the Job Resource Center  
  • Computers, internet, fax and phone
  • In-house job board
  • Community Resource information

Funding

Destinations is funded in partnership with the Government of Alberta and is free of charge to eligible Albertans.

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Workforce Development Program

Strive 2 is a customized program to help individuals address and resolve their identified barriers, develop skills and secure/maintain employment. Participants are connected to community support to address their unique challenges while they receive individualized job search support and training. Most individuals completing the program will go onto employment of at least 15-20 hours per week, and some will return to school.  

Who is eligible?

  • Individuals with barriers to employment, including people who have disabilities
  • Unemployed or marginally employed (working less than 20 hours/week)
  • Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Convention Refugee
  • Not attending school
  • Residents within the community/area in which services are being provided
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Ready and able to address barriers to employment and work a minimum of 15-20 hours/per week

Program Length:

  • Times vary, but average length of time is approximately four months

Services:

  • In-depth assessment to determine needs, goals and program suitability
  • One-to-one meetings with an Employment Advisor
  • Instruction, support and coaching to improve job search skills
  • Connections and referrals to community resources and the labour market
  • Workshops and short courses to build skills
  • Wage-subsidized on-the-job training
  • Job maintenance support

Additional Services:

  • Access to the Job Resource Center  
  • Computers, internet, fax and phone
  • In-house job board
  • Community Resource information

Funding

Strive 2 is funded in partnership with the Government of Alberta and is free of charge to eligible Albertans.

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