Employment

Join APT

For more information on APT, please call or text us at  (250) 386-3428 or email us at jobteam@jhsvic.ca

A Person-centered and Tailored Skills to Work Program is for persons who struggle with absences from the workforce due to multiple barriers; disability, substance use/addiction, mental health challenges, housing precarity, lack of basic employment skills or limited literacy.

Clients work with APT staff to achieve the following goals:

  • Provide employability and life-skills workshops
  • Receive two industry recognized certifications  
  • Skills training

What are the Goals Of APT?

  • Provide employability and life-skills workshops
  • Safety certificates and 
  • Skills training

    What Does the Program Include?

     

    • Wellness support and client centred supports
    • Ongoing employment support and mentorship from a Job Coach 
    • Bus tickets, work gear and equipment
    • 2 industry recognized certifications
    • Workplace Essential Skills 
    • Completion bonus
    • Paid practicum (72 hours)
    • Referrals to Counselling Support

    Additional Construction Training

    • First Aid and CPR
    • WHIMIS
    • Fall Protection
    • Back and Ladder Safety
    • Hearing Test

      Additional Retail/Hospitality Training

      • In-House Barista Training Coffee Roasting
      • Food Safe
      • Customer Service Skills
      • Prep Cooking Basics with The London Chef
      • Kitchen Language Skills

      Requirements

      • You are unemployed or precarioulsy employed
      • You are a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
      • Legally entitled to work in Canada 
      • You self-identify as having two or more barriers to employment
      • You have a hard time finding and maintaining employment

      What documents are needed to take the program?

      • Gov ID
      • SIN
      • Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Persons in Canada

      For more information on APT, please call or text us at  (250) 386-3428 or email us at jobteam@jhsvic.ca

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