Job Path is a 6-week work readiness program designed for individuals who have a goal towards meaningful employment/volunteering. Job Path provides support through a combination of
in-class learning, community engagement and volunteering that offers an opportunity for individuals to explore the world of work in a welcoming and supportive environment.

 

In-class learning: Building workplace habits and success

  • Instruction and learning in interactive and engaging group setting

  • Career exploration and opportunities to assess abilities and aptitudes to determine employment goals

  • Work readiness topics including Employer Expectations, Communication, Conflict Resolution and Interview Skills

  • Guest speakers share their knowledge and expertise to enhance participation and learning

 

Community Engagement

  • Opportunities to learn about and practice transit skills

  • Practical learning opportunities in community settings

 

Volunteering

  • Individuals are supported to volunteer in the community throughout the program, providing an opportunity to gain hands-on work experience while applying the concepts learned in class

 

Who is eligible?

Individuals who have a goal of meaningful employment/volunteering in the community and who:

  • Provide confirmation of eligibility by Developmental Services Ontario

  • Are a resident of Mississauga

  • Are not currently enrolled in school

  • Have little to no work experience or have been out of the workforce for three consecutive years

  • Are able to access public transportation or have reliable transportation available

  • Have personal safety and awareness skills to access the community independently

 

How to get involved