SERVICES FOR CLIENTS

Services for people with barriers keeping them from finding and maintaining employment include:

People Registered with JobLinks services will:

  • The Resource Room

    The Resource Room has a comprehensive job board, computers and a printer and fax machine. All are available to the public for employment search related activities.

  • Employment Workshops

    Employment related workshops are offered to the public and registered individuals on a monthly basis.

  • Complete the Intake and Assessment Process

    People registered with JobLinks Services will complete the Intake and Assessment process.

  • Receive Support and Development

    Develop an individualized support plan, with assistance, outlining skills, abilities, need areas and goals.

Multiple strategies are used to connect people to job opportunities, including:

  • Identifying interests and skills
  • Short-term volunteer work or work experience
  • Trouble-shooting issues and concerns; problem solving
  • Building partnerships with employers and promoting awareness
  • Resume development
  • Identifying accommodation and support strategies
  • Self-awareness
  • Initiating supportive work placements
  • On-the-job support
  • Internet assistance for occupation, career and job searching
  • Involving community and medical supports
  • Building a network of positive supports
  • Identifying ┬ájob positions that match skills and abilities
  • Informational interviews
  • Managing health issues and stress
  • Job matching
  • Assistance with job applications, cover letters and interview preparation