Skills Training & Employment Program (STEP) | Canucks Autism Network

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Monday, February 1 - Friday, April 30
All Day

  • Canucks Autism Network
  • 604-685-4049
  • step@canucksautism.ca
  • FREE

Paid, 12-week virtual classroom training & work experience in the Lower Mainland

Develop skills. Gain experience. Take a meaningful STEP towards employment! For autistic youth & adults (ages 15-30).

Over the course of 12 weeks, participants receive paid classroom training (6 weeks) and work experience (6 weeks) opportunities in the Lower Mainland. This Winter, STEP will be offered with a focus on the cleaning & maintenance industry.

Virtual Classroom (Pre-Employment Skills)

  • Resume, cover letter, interviewing, communication skills & more
  • Course certification in Workplace Safety, Fist Aid and Housekeeping Room Attendant
  • Full-day sessions through Zoom (Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm)
  • Up to 8 participants at a time via Zoom
  • Participants are paid for their time in the virtual classroom

Work Experience (Cleaning & Maintenance)

  • The cleaning & maintenance industry is one of the few that has grown during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Hours may vary; be prepared for full-time hours
  • Placements may be held anywhere across Lower Mainland
  • Transportation and work attire stipends available
  • Up to 2-3 participants at a time per placement
  • Participants are paid for their work experience

Are you a job seeker on the spectrum between the ages of 15-30?

Visit canucksautism.ca/step to check your eligibility and sign up today!

Are you a cleaning & maintenance employer in the Lower Mainland?

Contact us today to learn how you can host a work experience placement at NO COST! Email step@canucksautism.ca.

Skills Training & Employment Program (STEP) | Canucks Autism Network

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