Services for Individuals
We support individuals in achieving personal success through meaningful employment and community connections.
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We will help you find and sustain a meaningful career at every stage of your life. Whether you are looking for your first job, getting back into the workforce or moving into a new sector, we’re here for you.
From self-serve resources to one-on-one coaching, from job start funding to industry-specific training programs, our skilled and experienced staff will work with you on your path to success.
We are here to support you on your wellness journey. Whether you want to, get healthier, socialize more, or return to work, we’ll help you to develop a plan that is right for you
Accessible Program and Services for AllOpen Door Group provides free employment services for everyone, building communities that are diverse, inclusive, accessible for everyone to thrive. We support individuals in achieving personal success through meaningful employment and community connections.
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Employment & TrainingLooking for tools, training, or job search resources? We can take you from start to finish. Our dedicated and experienced team of local employment specialists offer free employment services for everyone and have strong connections with inclusive employers looking to recruit people with the right skillset.
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Thrive recreation and leisure programFind safe and welcoming support for your wellness goals with Thrive. If you’re living in Vancouver with mental health challenges, Thrive offers one-to-one coaching and group programs that focus on personal development and community connections. From healthy living to computer skills training, the Thrive team will work with you to build a wellness plan that fits your needs.
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Gardengate horticulture programGardengate is a space of healing and recovery for persons living with addictions or mental health challenges at Kamloops. Through activities in the garden, the Gardengate program supports you to work towards personal goals such as healthy eating, active living, or vocational training. Build skills and confidence as you grow and harvest food for yourself, and for the Kamloops community.
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Community Connection - Sunshine Club ProgramCommunity Connection - Sunshine Club program is dedicated to helping persons with developmental disabilities at Chase reconnect with their communities and foster meaningful relationships. With our program, you can access funding and receive support for a wide range of activities, including sports, art, music, community events, and customized employment readiness workshops. Our aim is to empower you with the confidence and skills needed to achieve independence and enhance your overall well-being.
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What our Clients are Saying
“Thank you for helping me. The support I received gave me the confidence to strive for greatness. I have achieved goals that were impossible for me before the training.”
“I’ve learned how to use power tools, how to work as part of a team, cooking skills, communication skills, how to make things grow, cash handling and cash register usage during plant sales, driving a tractor, getting in better physical shape, self-confidence, and how to safely deal with frustration.”
47 years +
experience providing employment services
people found employment through Open Door Group in 2021-2022
people obtained certifications and completed specialized skills training programs that will allow them to find and sustain employment in 2022
of clients said they would recommend our services to their friends or family (Data from 2022 Open Door Group Client Survey)
people accessed the Thrive program in 2022 to build skills and work toward personal goals (Data from 2022 Thrive Client Survey)
of produce harvested by Gardengate participants in 2022
We Want to Hear from YouAt Open Door Group, we are dedicated to providing every customer with a high standard of quality and care throughout their journey with us. Your experience matters, and we genuinely want to hear from you. We invite you to share your feedback, whether it's positive or negative. We appreciate your trust in our services and commit to utilizing your feedback to enhance the quality of our services!
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