Learning from Practice is a series of stories that highlights an approach, its benefits to the client and employer, and lessons learned.
In an effort to enhance sector capacity to provide employment services to individuals with complex, multiple disabilities, the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI), in collaboration with Community Living BC (CLBC), is pleased to present three stories that … Continue reading
If one thinks of an Employment Services Centre in terms of a business model, then Job Developers can be thought of as the Sales and Marketing Team.
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence (the Centre) is an independent research and knowledge sharing organization whose mission is to coordinate the best and emerging evidence about employment practices, programs and policy, and to disseminate and promote research into practice … Continue reading
Professional newcomers to Canada face a Catch-22 situation: They can’t get a job in their profession without Canadian experience and they can’t get Canadian experience because they can’t get a job.
In this episode of Learning From Practice, we profile a special culinary arts program offered to Aboriginal students by Stó:Lō Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training, or SASET.
How do people get jobs or training when they live in isolated areas, when there are no employment centres, no easy access to this kind of support in their community, when limited internet access prevents even the kind of online … Continue reading
One year ago today, on April 2, 2012, the route to finding a job in British Columbia changed dramatically.
This is the next story in our series Learning from Practice. Discover how Gastown Vocational Services takes an interdisciplinary approach to support people with mental health challenges.
This is the first story in our new series, Learning from Practice, about how customized employment helped one young girl and one caring employer.