Tuesday, May 14 - Tuesday, July 30
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Pacific Autism Family Centre
3688 Cessna Dr
Event host: Pacific Autism Family Network
Event contact: 604-207-1980 email@example.com
Cost: No charge
What is Employment Works?
EmploymentWorks is a program that offers employment preparedness training and support, combined with job sampling and hands-on experience, to adults with autism and other disabilities. The program is designed for individuals who want to enter or return to the workforce, and who are willing to develop and practice the skills needed to support employment success.
EmploymentWorks is for individuals:
- over the age of 15
- who have autism or another disability
- that are motivated to find a job
- who can commit to the 3 months manualized program for 5 hours a week
Part 1: Manualized Program
For 12 weeks, up to 8 adult participants with autism and other disabilities attend 2.5 hour sessions twice a week, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays:
Part 2: Labour Market Participation
The final phase of the program is intended to support the transition from weekly programming and job sampling to active job seeking and employment.
Facilitators will assist individuals in connecting to employment agencies and potential job opportunities, and provide training and support to employers.
For further information, please check out: http://employment-works.ca/