WHAT WE OFFER

WHAT WE OFFER

Whether you want to get back into the workforce, update your skills, take a special interest course for the fun of it, or simply have fun and make new friends, Open Door Group has something to offer:
Open Door Group offers a wide selection of programs and services across British Columbia.

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JOB SIGHT

JOB SIGHT, the British Columbia Employment Program (BCEP), is funded by the BC Ministry of Social Development. This program provides individualized employment services and supports to participants receiving BC Income Assistance. JOB SIGHT accepts participants with mental health issues, addictions issues and other barriers to employment. Participants move along the employment continuum and are provided with one-on-one assistance in finding sustainable employment.

No cost to eligible participants.

Eligibility:
  • Be receiving BC Employment Assistance
  • Be expected to work, or expected to work with a medical condition
  • Be referred by your Employment Assistance Worker (EAW)
  • Need additional support to be ready for employment
  • Have experienced, or currently experiencing difficulties with alcohol or drugs and/or a mental health condition
JOB SIGHT will provide you with:
  • Community services
  • Resumes and cover letters
  • Employment skills workshops such as: Networking, Interview Skills, and Computer Basics
  • Life skills workshops such as: Time Management, Budgeting, Personal Strategies for Success, and Conflict Resolution
  • Alcohol and drug counselling
  • Short-term certificate training such as: First Aid, WHMIS, Forklift Operator and Traffic Control Person
Participants are provided with free coffee and bus tickets daily and can access the fully equipped Resource Centre for all their job search needs. Upon successful employment placement, participants are provided with ongoing support to maintain employment.

Orientations occur weekly. Ask your Employment Assistance Worker for more information or for a referral today!

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