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DFWI can help! We are dedicated to helping unemployed or marginally employed Albertans to acquire employability, essential and occupation-related skills required in the local labour market. We want to help you obtain viable employment that provides increased income and work related benefits. Let us show you how we can help here!
DFWI programs are funded by the Province of Alberta and/or Government of Canada. These programs provide employment preparation and training opportunities to all Albertans to improve their success in the current labour market. We currently offer three programs in Camrose, and Wetaskiwin and provide an outreach service in Nisku/Leduc..
youth employment services YES
After successfully delivering the Workplace Training program in Camrose and Wetaskiwin since 2010. Directions For Wellness is pleased to announce that the contract has been extended until 2020 to continue to provide this service.
Workplace Training provides unemployed Albertans who are lacking the skills and experience that an employer is seeking for a position within the company. Participants may be able to participate in either a 3 week Paid Work Experience or a 8-12 week Workplace Training.
This program is offered in Camrose and Wetaskiwin and via outreach in Nisku.
This program is an innovative project that enables Alberta residents aged 18-25 who are no longer attedning school an opportunity to engage themselves in Career Employment Information Services to assist them to participate in the local Labour market. YES individuals will be provided with the skills and support necessary to secure, retain employment and thereby improve their quality of life.
Each youth participant interaction will vary in duration from one to 12 weeks of active services and 90 days of on the job support. Our experience indicates that participants respond well to personal and flexible delivery design.
This program is offered in Camrose and Wetaskiwin.
THE WORKPLACE TRAINING PROGRAM
Directions For Wellness (DFW) has been successfully delivering the Workplace Training (WT) program in Camrose and Wetaskiwin since 2010 . We are pleased to annouce that on September 14, 2015 we were succeful in attaining a new contracted to continue to provide this service. Workplace Training is a program funded by the Province of Alberta and Canadian Government.
The WT program provides focused work-site training opportunities to enable individuals to obtain a job and substantially improve their employment situation. Individuals who participate in this program will learn to adapt to the changing labour conditions and skill requirements in order to sustain employment and find that dream career they’ve been looking for.
Objectives Of The Workplace Training Program:
To enable unemployed and marginally employed individuals to acquire employability skills, essential skills and occupation-related skills required in the local labour market.
To assist unemployed and marginally employed Albertans to obtain viable employment that provides increased income and work related benefits.
The expected outcome for Workplace Training is employment in the field of training and normally with the employer that provided the training.
YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SERVICES (YES)
This FREE project centers on providing out-of-school youth ages 18-25 with the ultimate goals of helping youth to obtain skills, credentials, work experience, and businesses to connect with a qualified workforce. The individualized services are designed to assist unemployed Albertans, who are not attending an education program under the School Act Career. The YES project contract will serve Youth aged 18 – 25 who experience multiple and/or complex barriers to employment by providing more intensive supports beyond traditional job search and placement opportunities.
The project provides Career Employment Information Services (CEIS) and Job Placement (JP). These services will assist participants to gain and maintain employment. Services length will vary from 1 week to 12 weeks of active service. Job Placement participants will receive case management and follow-up at 30 and 90-day intervals following successful placement.
Individuals who are identified as requiring Career Employment and Information Services (CEIS) will receive one to one or small group delivered workshops. Our Career Development workshops are designed to be delivered in ½ day or full day: Resume, Cover Letter, Conduct of Work, Interview Preparation, Job Search Planning, Computers and Job Search, and Job Maintenance Skills. DFW will also deliver Personal Development workshops: Communication, Working with Others, Understanding Anger, Resolving Conflict, Intra/Inter Personal, Managing Change, and Budgeting.
At the completion of Workshops participants may be eligible for short term Industrial Training and be mentored with a Job Developer to assist and support participants job search and maintain employment.