This is a work experience program best for adults who are ready to transition into the workforce. Participants may face a variety of barriers to employment, including: disability, lack of education or experience, or socio-economic barriers.
This programs are best for young adults who are ready to transition into their first job. Members learn leadership skills; how to support peers and coworkers; and the job specific skills of an event facilitator, group guide or group facilitator with NextSTEP Support. Members who complete this program also have an opportunity to join our team for paid employment.
Additional support is available for individuals who are not independent in the community. Individual costs may vary.
Program Participation Requirements:
Work STEP 1: Facilitator in Training
Work STEP 2: College & University Co-op Program
Work STEP 3: 6 months Contract Employment
*Note: Employment conditional upon necessary skills and experience.
Entry Criteria: You can qualify for the Work STEP 3 program, if you are 16-29 years old and currently receiving benefits from one of the following programs: