Skills Building

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Social Services offers a variety of different training programs and workshops to help participants gain valuable new skills and experience. If you are interested in any of our programs or workshops, please contact your case manager or employment counsellor.

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Training Programs

Personal Support Worker

If you are passionate about caring for members of our community, then the Personal Support Worker training program could be for you.

One Roof Food Services Training Program

Check out this food industry training program where you will gain hand's on experience in a community kitchen from a chef.

Soft Skills

Learn about the skills needed for success in today's workplace including Communication, Teamwork, Personal Management, Problem Solving and Professional and Skills Development.

WIN

An interactive workshop that focuses on developing emotional intelligence and workplace skills that leads to successful employment outcomes.

Take What You Need

Program for individuals who are looking for a great place to network with others and work on achieving their goals at the same time as maintaining day to day responsibilities and balancing some of life's challenges.

Getting Ahead

This workshop is transformational for any client who is ready for change, but needs help getting there. Discover the strengths you already have and explore how poverty impacts your ability to change.

Community Placement

A community or volunteer placement gives you an opportunity to gain work experience, learn new skills and get references.

Employment Placement

Financial Incentives may be available to inspire employers to hire you, if you are job ready and have work experience with references.

Workshops

Everything Job Search

Monday and Friday afternoons in our resource centre are dedicated to activities related to job search.

Technology Help Tuesdays

Help to apply for Identification or anything tech related: working on courses, complete online training and applications. Set-up e-mail and or navigate websites.

Community Partners

Every Wednesday, explore other resources in the community that may help with your job search.

Interviews

  • Scheduled mock interviews
  • Interview anxiety workshop

Job finding club

Explore your job search. Weekly job search topics and opportunity for one on one help with your specific job search needs.

Money Sense

We can help you:

  • Open a bank account
  • Get your identification
  • File your income tax
  • Work on a budget
  • Or anything else money related
 Resume Development

Individuals can work on the computers with one-on-one support to create their own resume, or they can meet with an EC to fill out a template about themselves, and have the EC complete the resume for them.