What happens in the program?
The program runs for 12 weeks:
4 weeks in-class training including career exploration, Labour Market Information, communication and conflict styles, interests, values, computer skills and other topics that enable you to affirm or determine your focus for job search or self-employment streams.
8 weeks of job search or self-employment business plan training
The Job Search stream includes daily Job Club and active job search with the support of a Job Coach
The Self-Employment stream includes business plan training and weekly coaching with the Business Coach
All participants meet together weekly with the Project Coordinator and Job Coach to check in on progress, successes and any questions that come up
All participants receive basic computer training, access to short term training and coaching.