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Job Journey

Formerly known as TeenWork and AccessWork, CanAssist is delighted to introduce Job Journey.

Job Journey serves job seekers aged 15+ who self-identify as having a disability and/or mental health barrier to employment. 

 

Job Journey offers the following:

  • Paid workshops to gain employability skills
  • Option of in-person or virtual setting
  • Career exploration and discovery
  • Cover letter and resume support
  • Practice mock interviews
  • 1:1 job coach to help with job search and on-site job support
  • Paid certificate training such as First Aid, Foodsafe or WHMIS
  • Part-time or full-time students are eligible
  • Wage subsidy for employers is available

 

To apply to be a part of Job Journey please fill out a referral form here and email it to:  jobjourney@uvic.ca 

Job Journey also offers support and resources for employers who are thinking of or have recently hired an employee with a disability or mental health challenge.  These resources will be made available on our website in November 2023, please stay tuned.  If you have any questions about employer supports please email Emily Tibbitts at: employmentteam6@uvic.ca 

We are welcoming referrals immediately. We will be hosting workshops starting:

  • -February 2024 

Find us in the CARSA building on the University of Victoria Campus

CARSA, 3800 Finnerty Rd, Victoria, BC V8P 5C2

 

 

 

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