New Free Employment Program in West Kelowna BC

Employ-Ability Program

Employ-Ability is a twelve week program. It assists you in identifying a career and improving your wellness. Half of the classes are delivered online with classrooms around BC. You will have practice using a computer that can be adapted to meet your needs.

Some of the topics include:

Career Development
• Identify your skills, values and interests
• Explore career choices
• Write a resume and cover letter
• Improve your job interview skills
• Boost your self confidence
• Enhance your communication skills
• Better manage your disability and emotions
Wellness for Work
• Boost your self confidence
• Enhance your communication skills
• Better manage your disability and emotions

Working Together Program
Our wage subsidy employment program helps persons with disabilities find and maintain employment. Job seekers are connected to employers for a minimum of six months with the intention of long-term employment.

At no cost to the client, details include:

• Reasonable, competitive wages paid.
• Workplace ergonomic accommodations provided if required.
• Opportunity to gain new skills and experience.

Computer Comfort Program
Our one-on-one, no cost to the client, computer tutoring program. This is a great starting point for persons with disabilities to develop basic computer skills.

Once a week you will work with a tutor on your self-determined goals such as:
• Word processing
• E-mail
• Internet
• Office software
• Windows
• Social Networking

Computer Comfort provides:
• Free computer skills tutoring
• A great starting point for adults with disabilities to develop basic computer skills
• Self-paced, client-centred learning
• Ongoing technical support

For more information please contact:
Derek Wilson
derek@firstcollege.ca

Our Partner Office
First College
info@firstcollege.ca
778.754.2777
209 – 3011 Louie Drive
West Kelowna
http://www.firstcollege.ca

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