Putting Your Career in Gear

  • Putting Your Career In Gear is a unique and flexible pre-employment 30-week program that has been specifically designed for persons with developmental disabilities. This program is funded by Alberta Community and Social Services. It is an individualized program where clients attend specialized workshops, and work one on one with counselors towards fulfilling their employment goal, with the end result being employment.  Referrals are welcomed from interested individuals, Disability Services, and community organizations/agencies.

    The ‘Putting Your Career In Gear’ offers six weeks of Employability Skills Workshopsinclusive of:

    – Individualized Employment Preparation
    – Effective and Realistic Goal Planning
    – Resume and Interview Preparation
    – Introduction to Computers
    – Customer Service Certification

    Services also includes: job search, job coaching, and job retention supports

    Intake is ongoing, 8:30 – 4:30 Monday to Friday

    Drop in today to the Career and Employment Center at: 4th floor, 10909 Jasper Ave, Edmonton or call 780-423-4106  (Toll Free 1-800-785-6539).