EmploymentWorks is a proven program that offers employment preparedness training and support, combined with job sampling and hands-on experience to autistic adults and persons with disabilities. The program is designed for individuals who want to enter or return to the workforce, and who are willing to develop and practice the skills needed to support employment success. The program is currently offered in two formats: In-Person and Online.

To learn more about each program and which learning style may be a great fit for you, you can open the tabs below or visit the EmploymentWorks website.

EmploymentWorks In-Person is as the name suggests, an in-person program that offers employment preparedness training and support to autistic youth, adults, and persons with disabilities. It is designed for individuals who want to enter or return to the workforce, and who are willing to develop and practice the skills needed to support employment success. The program includes both classroom training and hands on experience through job sampling in real workplace environments. It also offers employers experience integrating a diverse workforce, and provides mentors with an opportunity to share their employment journeys with participants.

The program was designed for individuals over 15 years of age:

  1. Who identify as being on the autism spectrum or as a person with a disability
  2. Are motivated to find a job
  3. Prefer “in-person” learning in a group-based setting (both in a classroom and in real workplace environments within the community)

To learn more about the EmploymentWorks In-person program and how it may help support your employment goals, visit the EmploymentWorks website or contact us at info@employment-works.ca or 1-888-733-7976.

EmploymentWorks Self-Paced is a new eLearning course for individuals who enjoy the flexibility and convenience of learning at their own pace and schedule. The course transforms the EmploymentWorks curriculum into a highly engaging eLearning experience, jam packed with interactive features, tools and resources, and offers new way for autistic youth, adults and persons with disabilities to develop and practice the essential skills needed to obtain and maintain employment.

The online format supports safe, uninterrupted access to employment preparedness training and effectively eliminates barriers to participation related to location, transportation, or fixed program schedules. To participate, all that is required is access to a computer or tablet, and a reliable internet connection.

The program is for individuals over 15 years of age:

  1. Who identify as being on the autism spectrum or as a person with a disability
  2. Are motivated to find a job
  3. Prefer learning at their own pace with limited facilitation (if any)

To learn more about the EmploymentWorks Self-Paced program and how it may help support your employment goals, visit the EmploymentWorks website or contact us at info@employment-works.ca or 1-888-733-7976.

EmploymentWorks Instructor-Led Online is a group-based online program that supports safe, uninterrupted access to employment preparedness training during the pandemic. It is designed to support autistic individuals and persons with disabilities who are seeking opportunities to practice and develop the skills necessary to obtain sustainable employment.

The program is for individuals over 15 years of age:

  1. Who identify as being on the autism spectrum or as a person with a disability
  2. Are motivated to find a job
  3. Prefer online learning in a group-based setting

To learn more about the EmploymentWorks Instructor-Led Online program and how it may help support your employment goals, visit the EmploymentWorks website or contact us at info@employment-works.ca or 1-888-733-7976.

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Click here to visit the EmploymentWorks website and check out impact stories from participants, parents and employers.

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