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Welcome to Virtual Connections program

Learn Job-Ready Skills from Anywhere with our
FREE, Virtual Classes and Personalized Support

NEXT START DATE:
January 3, 2022

Do you live in North-Eastern Alberta, in the communities including Bonnyville, Cold Lake, St. Paul, Vegreville, Lac La Biche, Westlock, Athabasca, and Barrhead/Gunn?

Are you an unemployed or underemployed person with a disability and/or medical condition?

Are you ready, motivated, and able to enter the job force?

In our increasingly complex and demanding society, employers expect you to be able to navigate the virtual work world. Don’t let a disability prevent you from learning the skills you need to find and keep a great job!

JUMPSTART Your Employment in Just 20 Weeks!

The First 10 Weeks:

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Digital Skills Training
January 3-March 11, 2022 (a.m. classes)

Learn essential computer and smartphone skills that will enable you to participate in digital life, like communication platforms, Internet basics, and crucial computer programs such as Word and XL.

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Essential Job Search Skills Training
January 3-March 11, 2022 (p.m. classes)

Get the job you want by learning practical strategies to find employment openings, complete applications, interview well, and negotiate a job offer that will accommodate unique needs. We’ll teach you these skills and show you that finding work doesn’t need to be a stressful experience. Self-care and positive mental health are a Virtual Connections priority, and we’re here to support you!

The Second 10 Weeks:

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Job Search, Employment Placement, Job Club Activities
March 14-May 20, 2022
All-day Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (break for lunch)
and Fridays from 10-12:00 p.m.

Work closely with our caring, knowledgeable staff to identify potential employers, apply for jobs, and engage in our weekly Job Club. Discover what other job seekers like you are doing to find work, give and get feedback about your interview process experiences, and engage in workshop refreshers. Join our Virtual Connections Job Club page on Facebook and stay up-to-date and connected with like-minded job seekers like you!

No Tech? No Problem!

We’ll assess your needs and loan you anything (laptops, speakers, cameras, etc.) you don’t have to help ensure your success!

Curious to find out more about Virtual Connections? We want to hear from you!

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