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Pre-Employment

 

The following is a list of programs, groups and activities which support any of our members who have identified interest in actively pursuing their personal goals related to their involvement in Pre-Employment and Employment activities. 

This list provides most if not all of the options we provide in this catregory but may not be exhaustive. Please check our Calendar page and/or contact us for the most current and up-to-date list of what programs and activities are available at this time.

 

On the Job Skills Training

Are you looking to get seriuos about findin work and achievening your employment goals? Sign up with Paul for this 10 week program covering topics such as Goal Setting, Interview Skills, Discovergin your Career Options plus so much more. 

 

Employment Support

Centennial Place Employment Specialist (Paul) is available to meet with individuals one on one to discuss or support them in their personal employment goals.

 

Reception Training

This one-on-one course teaches members the basic tasks required in order to run and feel confident at the receptionist desk. Skills which members learn include greeting members, directing and keeping track of group attendance, booking appointments, answering phones and taking messages. This group can also be useful to anyone who is looking into working in a receptionist role.

 

Coffee Bar Training

This one-on-one course teaches members the basic tasks required in order to run and feel confident serving customers in the coffee bar. Skills which members learn include customer service, making drinks (coffee, tea, hot chocolate, etc.) preparing the area for coffee break, remembering hygiene, wrapping and serving food and using the cash register. This group can also be useful to anyone who is looking into working in a café or coffee bar position.

 

30 Ways To Shine

This program is for anyone looking for a pre-employment primer, newlyentering the workforce, or as a template for on-the-job mentoring. 30 Ways to Shine goes through thirty skills and are accompanied by simple tasks that can be acted on right away thereby enhancing the likelihood of success on the job.

 

Craft and Tweak your Resume/Cover Letter

This pre-employment program supports individuals to learn how to create their own resume and cover letter.

 

First Job Survival Skills

This pre-employment program covers the following topics:

Module 1: A Positive Work Ethic

Module 2: Workplace Manners

Module 3: Learning & Doing the Job

Module 4: No Whining, No Excuses

Module 5: Integrity at Work

Module 6: The Interview: Getting Your Foot in the Door

 

Leadership Development

This pre-employment program is a series which supports individuals in building their confidence by  focusing on the following topics; Maintaining Mental Health, Consumer Survivor Leadership, Mental Health Consumer Survivor Advocacy, Community Survivor Participation, Consumer Survivor Self-Help Group Development, and Tips for Preparing For and Delivering Presentations.