CAPABILITY PROGRAM

The Capability program is designed to help persons with disabilities in the GTA, whether verified or unverified, to enhance employability skills and job prospects. With extra help from JobStart’s Job Coaches and Job Developers, persons with disabilities can attend customized workshops to help prepare for their transition into the labour market. Participants are invited to attend 6 -8 weeks of pre-employment workshops, after which they will receive support to acquire a 12 week paid work placement.

The Capability program will provide enhanced employment services, including:

  • One-on-one employment and job search assistance

  • Participate in interview workshops, team building, & networking sessions with employers

  • Free First Aid  & CPR training and certification

  • Enhance interview skills and increase self-confidence

  • Ongoing monitoring and coaching support for job retention

 

Capability program eligibility requirements include:

  • Legally entitled to work in Canada

  • Self-identify as having a disability (i.e. visual, hearing, physical, mental health, learning, visible, invisible, health, etc.)

  • Unemployed or working less than 20 hours per week

  • Ineligible for EI benefits or have not received EI in the past 3 years 

Contact JobStart to speak with a Job Coach for the Capability program

at 416-231-2295 ext. 4279

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Jan 14, 2021

We are keen to gather insights on existing hiring practices and employer attitudes towards newcomer talent, so are looking to engage 2 sectoral experts with extensive experience and industry connections in two sectors as below: 

  • Mental Health / Psychotherapist / Clinical Research

  • Engineering (civil, chemical, mechanical etc.) or IT with Project Managemen

Write to us directly at resumes5@jobstart.org or Refer to our website for more details. Know someone who would be a great fit for the same? Tag them in the comments below.
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Jan 13, 2021

Setting SMART career goals is one of the keys to a successful professional life! Join us and gain more knowledge about building a successful career. Please connect with Paula at p.jackson@jobstart.org /(416) 231-2295  Ext 4240.  Also check us out https://www.jobstart.org/ypp

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Jan 13, 2021

What the “Canadian experience” barrier looks like

  • How requiring "Canadian experience" can be discrimination under the Ontario Human Rights

  • Other ways one might face racial discrimination when trying to get a job

  • What employers and regulatory bodies should do differently

  • What you can do if you face a "Canadian experience" requirement or other racial discrimination

Register on Eventbrite: https://removingcanadianexperiencebarrierworkshop.eventbrite.ca
For more information please contact:
Hasita Shah on 416- 231-2295 ext. 6251 or h.shah@jobstart.org

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Jan 08, 2021

Unlock new opportunities with JobStart's Youth Possibilities Project! We offer an informative workshops series and one-on-one job development support. Please see flyer for more details & contact Paula at p.jackson@jobstart.org or (416) 231-2295  Ext 4240.

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Jan 08, 2021

Pleasure to share that our YPP clients feel prepared and confident to advance their career after our pre-employment workshop series! To learn more about our workshops and paid placement opportunities, please contact Paula at p.jackson@jobstart.org or (416) 231-2295  Ext 4240.

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Jan 05, 2021

Unlock new opportunities with JobStart's Youth Possibilities Project! We offer an informative workshops series and one-on-one job development support. Please see flyer for more details & contact Paula at p.jackson@jobstart.org or (416) 231-2295  Ext 4240.

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