At EmployAbilities North, our team offers employment services for people with self-disclosed disabilities and barriers. We can also help employers create a more inclusive workplace.

EmployAbilities North serves the communities of Bonnyville, Cold Lake, Lac La Biche, St. Paul, Vegreville, and surrounding areas. Since the program began in 2005, we’ve connected 617 people to employment. Contact us and benefit from our free services!

Upcoming Events

    • We’re going on the road to provide free employment supports to northern Alberta residents in their communities! Join us on the dates, times, and locations below and get resume building assistance, printing services, job service assistance and career planning:
      • June 6 – Mallaig (Mallaig Public Library) 9:00am-noon
      • June 11- Smoky Lake (Smoky Lake Public Library) 10:30am-3:30pm
      • June 18 – Boyle (Boyle Public Library) 10:30am-3:00pm

Job seekers – we can help:

  • Understand your strengths and abilities
  • Figure out what you’re good at and help plan a career path that suits you
  • With work clothes, boots, or other work-related gear for starting your new job, if eligible

  • To obtain short training courses to increase your chances at landing the job, if eligible

  • Share information about what jobs are available

  • Provide short-term job coaching after you get a job to help you succeed, if needed

  • Access disability related employment supports

  • Support you with your job search including creating a great resume

We work with Albertans with self-disclosed disabilities to overcome employment barriers and provide the support they need to get and stay employed.

Employers – looking to hire more diverse staff and tap into a resource of ready, willing, and able employees? We can help! Contact us to:

  • Refer qualified people with compatible skill sets
  • Inquire about wage subsidy that may be available to offset the cost of extra training required by some individuals

  • Get short-term on-the-job support to help with job retention, if needed

  • Provide awareness workshops, information, and resources on a variety of employee challenges and barriers

  • Support your efforts to build a more diverse workforce

Testimonials From Our Participants:

“Thank you so much for all the encouragement and support!”

B.M

“Thank You Employabilities for helping me find a job so fast and making me feel like family. Keep up the great work!”

J.R.

“Employabilities has helped me in so many ways, I’m very thankful for everything they have done for me!”

F.H.

“The workshops provided valuable insights for my successful interview”

B.F.

Contact us:

Bonnyville: 780.201.6005
Cold Lake: 780.594.6244
Lac La Biche: 780.623.1281

St. Paul: 780.614.1944
Vegreville: 780.603.8182

Or get the process started by filling out the form below!

Note: not open to Edmonton and area residents

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Funded by Alberta Seniors, Community and Social Services