ENCORE is a paid employment program for those over 55 who are either precariously employed or unemployed. If you are looking to enter the workforce with new and updated skills, we'd love to help!

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ENCORE assists in reevaluating what you know and applying it to a new experience that fits your current needs in the modern workforce.

ENCORE covers the steps everyone needs to apply for work in the region. It also offers an opportunity to work with a facilitator who helps you discover new opportunities in employment, creating confidence as you build a new tool belt of skills.

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  • Seeking employment and aged 55+
  • Unemployed or Precariously Employed.
  • Computing device with camera, microphone and speakers
  • Reliable internet access
  • Access to printing (optional)

 

Computing equipment lending is available to participants.

  • developing general job-searching skills and local labour market knowledge 
  • developing self-awareness and training in skills for employment 
  • training in essential and occupational digital technology skills
  • honing and finalizing individualized skills training for employment plans 
  • Living allowance paid for classroom attendance, during 4 weeks workshops, when eligible 
  • Post-workshop weekly job club to support meeting employment goals 
  • Independent study, participating in occupational and short-term skills training (or a combination) which has been tailored to equip with in-demand skills for employment. 
  • Employment seeking, with job finding assistance and support.
  • Self-employment, self-employment assessment, with individualized needs and supports identified and accessed. These could include one-to-one coaching, topical workshops and community resources. 

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