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Supplier Profile - Workplace Essential Skills Partnership (WESP)


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Workplace Essential Skills Partnership (WESP)
1929 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON, M4G 3E8

Tel: (416) 486-2500 ext 8307
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www:   www.ccrw.org
Workplace Essential Skills Partnership (WESP)
Pre-employment Training, Disability Services
Provides services in: Toronto Metro area, York / Durham area
Based in: Toronto Metro area   Location: GTA

 

The Workplace Essential Skills Partnership, funded by Employment Ontario, is a dynamic employment program designed specifically to provide job seekers with disabilities with a professional view of the world of work. The WESP program gives participants the necessary tools to be competitive in today's job market and the confidence to become employed.

 

 

Eligibility

 

 

To be eligible for the WESP Program participants must be:

  • Resident of the Greater Toronto Area
  • Unemployed / underemployed (working a maximum of 20 hours per week)
  • Working age, 16 years and over
  • Have "good," basic computer skills
  • Fluent in English, both written & verbal
  • Committed to a full-time employment search
  • A person with a disability and / or medical barrier to employment

 

WESP Participants Can:

  • Enhance their essential employability skills sought by employers
  • Attend employability workshops and obtain ongoing assessment & intake services
  • Explore career options
  • Participate in exclusive employer networking events
  • Gain access to job shadow opportunities
  • Collaboratively work with WESP's full-time Job Developer
  • Obtain one year of job maintenance and support from all WESP experts

 

WESP Can Help Employers to:

  • Recruit and pre-screen candidates who have a professional outlook on employment
  • Access CCRW's Job Accommodation Service
  • Support employment maintenance and post-hire monitoring
  • Fulfill Employment Equity Act (EEA) obligations
  • Promote workforce diversification and "good corporate citizenship"

 

THE WESP WORKSHOP Features:

  • A full-time schedule, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily
  • A customized curriculum that addresses current employment issues and trends
  • Such topics as:   
    • Time Management
    • Workplace Etiquette
    • Interpersonal Communication
    • Disclosure
    • Job Accommodation
    • Interview Techniques
    • Employment Equity
    • and many other relevant subjects

 

 

 

To determine if WESP meets your needs, please contact the WESP Intake / Outreach Coordinator

1929 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON    M4G 3E8

Telephone: (416) 486 - 2500 ext 8307

E mail: wesp@ccrw.org

Website:  www.ccrw.org

 

THIS PROJECT IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE CANADIAN COUNCIL ON REHABILITATION AND WORK (CCRW)  AND FUNDED BY EMPLOYMENT ONTARIO


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