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Free coffee, job training

Free coffee, job training

The Open Door Group is now accepting applications for the “Jobs in Demand: Social Services Training”cohort.  The seven weeks of full time training, funded by the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training starts on Nov. 3 in Sechelt and is FREE to all eligible participants.

After finishing the program, candidates will be able to: Identify career opportunities in Social Services, use Microsoft Office, apply customer service, professionalism and ethics, have conflict resolution training, create a resume and cover letter tailored to the industry while walking away with   certifications including Mental Health First Aid, SafeTalk Suicide Awareness, First Aid, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and WorldHost.

The Jobs in Demand team will be on location at the Starbucks in Sechelt on Mon., Oct. 24 from 11am-12:30pm providing an information session for youth between the ages of 15 and 29, with complimentary coffee courtesy of Starbucks, treats, and movie pass giveaways for 20 lucky individuals to use at the Gibsons Theatre.

To qualify for this training opportunity candidates must: self-identify as having a physical, cognitive, mental health, sensory or developmental barrier, be unemployed or working fewer than 20 hours per week, have not claimed EI in the last three years or Parental EI in the last five years, are legally entitled to work in Canada and not a full-time student.

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