As professionals in Customized Employment, we work passionately with Job Seekers through Employment Programs; learn about the benefits of accessing the skilled and diverse pool of workers available on the North Shore - explore below now!
ON-SITE JOB TRAINING
Use Employment Specialists to support you in job orientation & training.
ONGOING SUPPORT & EDUCATION
Get ongoing employment support & education for yourself and your employees.
Develop inclusive recruitment practices with the help of our specialists.
Increase your brand recognition by investing in local talent and support the community.
Benefit from the high rate of retention in hiring individuals with diverse abilities.
What is an Inclusive Workplace?
An Inclusive Workplace is a work environment where ALL staff, respective of their differences and abilities are valued members of the team of diverse employees - ensuring they feel valued, welcome, integrated and included in the workforce. The Inclusive Workplace also ensures that people with disabilities, visible and invisible, are provided the same opportunities to advance as their colleagues.
What do we do?
As professionals in Customized Employment, we work passionately, we work passionately bringing programs, education and resources to the community to employ inclusively and connect job seekers with employers.
NORTH SHORE CONNEXIONS
ConneXions Supported Employment Program
Our Employment Specialists provide on-site, assisted job coaching and ongoing support to ensure the long term retention and performance of your new staff member. We are also available as an educational resource for your staff team so that you can create an environment that is conducive to success.
READY WILLING & ABLE
The Ready, Willing, and Able (RWA) program is designed to help employers access the business benefits and value of inclusive hiring. Through RWA, we support businesses of all sizes and industries to address specific labour needs through hiring qualified candidates with autism or an intellectual disability.
Learn about the benefits of inclusive hiring here: https://www.canucksautism.ca/ready-willing-able-rwa
If you’re an employer who wants to learn how to build a more inclusive workplace, Please contact: Ross MacMillan at: email@example.com
Tel: 604.685.4049 ext 206
CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) of North and West Vancouver has two case managers who work out of the WorkBC Centre in North Vancouver. Their focus is on finding employment opportunities for individuals with lived or living experience of mental illness. Our case managers help individuals formulate return-to-work action plans, provide one-to-one employment counselling, offer general career planning, and connect clients to community resources. They also provide customized mental health training for businesses, organizations, workplaces, and employers seeking to support the mental health of employees. For more resources, please visit BC Hub for Workplace Mental Health: https://www.workmentalhealthbc.ca/.
NORTH SHORE DISSABILITY RESOURCE CENTRE
Are you looking for a good employee to fulfill your staffing needs? Work with one of our Employment Specialists to pre-screen and provide a skilled employee for the job. The Employment Specialist will also provide on-the job support to assist with training and ensure a high retention rate. Kathy Nyoni: firstname.lastname@example.org 604-240-1277