Disability Opportunity Initiative and New Request for Proposal Details

Disability Opportunity Initiative and New Request for Proposal Details

The Disability Opportunity Initiative is designed to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain and keep employment or become self-employed, thus, increasing their economic independence. Any of GREAT’s employment and training programs can be utilized to remove barriers to employment, for persons with disabilities.

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Mobility Assistance

Mobility Assistance

The Mobility Assistance Program is designed to enable clients to accept full-time employment opportunities, when the client must move from their existing residence to accept a job.

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Youth Community Based Projects

Youth Community Based Projects

The Youth, Community-Based Project is designed to provide work opportunities to Six Nations youth who face greater barriers than their peers, to entering the labour market, by providing opportunity for youth to participate in meaningful community service projects.

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Local Labour Market Partnership (LLMP)

Local Labour Market Partnership (LLMP)

The Local Labour Market Partnership (LLMP) Program is designed to help Six Nations of the Grand River’s employers and service organizations and local employee and/or employer associations, improve their capacity for developing and implementing strategies to deal with labour force adjustments and to meet human resource requirements.

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Student Support Services

Student Support Services

The Student Support Services Program provides year-round employment workshops to middle school and post-secondary students. This program is designed to raise awareness about the importance of career planning and preparing for the future. These workshops also focus on helpful resume, cover letter, and interview tips for young job seekers.

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Summer Work Experience (ISETS)

Summer Work Experience (ISETS)

The Summer Work Experience program is funded through ISETS and is designed to provide career-related, summer employment for secondary and post-secondary students, by providing wage subsidies to employers. Hire the workers you need while giving a student the summer work experience of a lifetime!

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Summer Challenge (Stay In School)

Summer Challenge (Stay In School)

The Summer Challenge Program is designed to encourage students to stay in school, return to school or transition from school to work. This program encourages personal development through life skills and job readiness training while stressing the importance of staying in school.

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Canada Ontario Job Grant (COJG)

Canada Ontario Job Grant (COJG)

The objective of the grant is to support workforce development and encourage greater employer involvement in training through cost-sharing arrangements to train individuals.

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