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Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work
500 University Ave., Suite 302
Toronto, ON, M5G 1V7


The Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work is a Canada-wide network of organizations and individuals. Our mission is to promote and support meaningful and equitable employment of people with disabilities. As innovators and agents of change, we build partnerships, develop skills, share knowledge and influence attitudes.

WORKink - WORKink promotes and supports the employment of persons with disabilities, providing labour market and career information, access to national, provincial, and territorial resources, and online experts' assistance.

WORKink-Workopolis - A resume database for persons with disabilities which allows searches by potential employers.

JAS - The Job Accommodation Service (JAS) provides Canadians with information and support regarding job accommodations to advance the employment of people with disabilities. JAS provides a toll-free number: 1-800-664-0925.

Skills Training Partnership (STP) - Using pre-employment training to prepare persons with disabilities for positions with an employer partner.

Consultation Services - Workplace assessment, informative presentations, accessibility audits and awareness training.

Fit-to-Work - Training for employers and agencies covering disability management and the recruitment and promotion of persons with disabilities.

Membership Services - Members receive Ability & Enterprise communiqués, a complimentary subscription to Abilities magazine and discounts on workshops, events and products.


Category:  Employment
Languages of Service:  English


Community Futures, North Okanagan - WorkBC Employment Service Centre
3105 33rd Street
Vernon, BC, V1T 9P7
Phone: (250) 545-2215 ext: 230
Fax: (250) 545-6447
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.futuresbc.com, www.workbc.ca

Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 am - 5:00pm

WorkBC Employment Service Centre

Providing drop in services to job seekers such as: a job posting board, internet access, photocopying, fax, telephone, resume help, job search resources, career decision making and much more.

Case Managed Employment Services for one-to-one help to eligible participants. Specialized services for Survivors of Abuse/Violence, Youth, Disabled Persons, Multi-barriered and recent immigrants. We also offer Employability Workshops, Self Employment Services (referrals can come from any service location), Training, Client supports, Specialized assessments, and Employer Linkages Services. Case management and employment services in Lumby, Armstrong and Enderby are also available. Find location information and more info at: www.futuresbc.com.

WorkBC Services are also available in these locations:

Armstrong: 

Kindale Building

#23 A, 3300 Smith Drive, Armstrong BC

 To book an appointment call 250-546-3005

Lumby: 

White Valley Community Resource Centre

2114 Shuswap Ave, Lumby BC

 To book an appointment call 250-547-8866

Enderby: 

NOEES

#2-904 Maud Street, Enderby

To book an appointment call 250-838-2324

Community Economic Development & Business Services including:

Business Information Services

Business Loans

Business Counselling

Economic Development Research/Project Coordination

Online Job Postings

 


Category:  Employment
Group Served:  All Ages
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English


Employ! Youth Employment Program
3105 33rd St
Vernon, BC, V1T 9P7
Phone: (250) 545-2215 ext: 215
Fax: (250) 545-6447
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://futuresbc.com/employ.php

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:30am - 3:30pm

Employ is a 23 week long employment program teaching critical thinking, employer expectations and job search. After 7 weeks of critical thinking training in the classroom, participants undergo a 210 hour paid work placement in their chosen field. Participants are also provided with certificates such as First Aid and Worksafe and given other work-related supports. Apply for this program by contacting 250-545-2215 ext 215.

Category:  Employment
Group Served:  Youth
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English


Click to view map Employment Standards Branch
107, 1664 Richter Street
Kelowna, BC, V1Y 8N3
Phone: (250) 861-7404 
Toll Free: 1-800-663-3316
Website: www.labour.gov.bc.ca

The Employment Standards Branch administers the Employment Standards Act and Regulation, which set minimum standards of wages and working conditions in most workplaces.

Category:  Employment
Group Served:  All Ages
Accessibility:  Accessible with Washroom
Languages of Service:  English


Enderby Employment Centre
North Okanagan Employment Enhancement Society
904 Maud Street
Enderby, BC, V0E 1V0
Phone: (250) 838-2324 
Fax: (250) 838-0722
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.enderbyemployment.ca

Hours: Monday To Friday 9am to 4pm

Enderby Employment Centre provides a casual and helpful space (at no cost) for your job search, resume building and career exploration. Receive one-on-one support, computer access, training and self employment info.904 Maud St. (behind the Bargain Shop) 250-838-2324 www.enderbyemployment.ca Funded in whole or part through the Canada- British Columbia Market Development Agreement

 


Category:  Employment
Group Served:  First Nations
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English


Click to view map North Okanagan Employment Enhancement Society
102 3201 - 30th Street
Vernon, BC, V1T 9G9
Phone: (250) 545-0585 
Fax: (250) 545-5418
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.nexusbc.ca/index.htm

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

A non-profit society to help unemployed and under-employed people secure productive employment. Programs include:

Self Employment Program helps unemployed individuals explore self employment and develop a business plan for submission to the HRSDC sponsored Self Employment Benefit program.

Employment Resource Centres - drop-in employment services in Armstrong, Enderby and Lumby. 

Pathways – A program designed to give participants an action plan unique to each individual.

 

IMMPower – A program designed for those that have immigrated to Canada within the last five years and are interested in pursuing a career that matches their education, skills and experience.

SuperHost®  - NOEES is the delivery organization of SuperHost® customer service training  for the North Okanagan.

GO Award - The Go Award is a customer service recognition program. We reward individuals who go above and beyond, providing extraordinary service in every day situations.

Funding contributions provided by Human Resources Development Canada and Ministry of Human Resources.


Category:  Employment
Group Served:  All Ages
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English


WIT WORKS Employment Services
Operated by Central Okanagan Brain Injury Society
#11 368 Industrial Ave
Kelowna, BC, V1Y 6J6
Phone: (250) 762-3233 
Fax: (250) 861-3008
E-mail: [email protected]


WIT WORKS offers a full range of employment services to individuals who have sustained brain injury.

Category:  Employment
Group Served:  All Ages
Accessibility:  Accessible with Washroom
Languages of Service:  English


YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange
, BC
Phone: (250) 307-2989 
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.summer-work.com

YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange program, which is a national exchange program offering 16- and 17-year-olds the opportunity to improve their second official language skills, while also gaining valuable work experience through a placement in the non-profit or public sector.

We are currently seeking non-profit partners to give youth a chance to gain work experience this summer.  We offer a full minimum wage subsidy of 35 hours of work per week for 6 weeks.  Our program participants are enthusiastic youth who are looking forward to making a contribution to their new community, and would provide additional assistance to you and your staff this summer.

Please visit www.summer-work.com for more information and the online application

We are seeking employers in Vernon, Kelowna, Kamloops and Penticton


Category:  Employment
Group Served:  All Ages
Accessibility:  Unknown
Languages of Service:  English



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