Job Path is a 6-week work readiness program designed for people 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 people 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

  • People 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?

People 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