Job Training for Youth with Disabilities
What is Job Training?
This program integrates classroom learning with practical work experience for students with disabilities. By combining the resources of secondary schools, business, industry partners and the community, students are provided highly motivating educational experiences.
Typical areas of work may include: animal shelters/services, food services, health care, janitorial services, office support & retail shops.
Benefits of Work Experience
- Work experience provides a critical first step for entry to post-secondary programs.
- Students are placed with employers based on their interests and career goals. All placments are flexible in length.
- While on work experience students do not receive receive a salary or wage for hours designated in the Work Education Agreement.
- Students are covered by Workers Compensation while on a standard worksite
Who to Contact
Derek McQuillen - Work Experience Facilitator, 604-713-5237