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Our Mission Statement:  We are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of the individuals we support with dignity and respect. We promote the rights of all individuals to full inclusion in partnership with our community.

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Career Connections

The Community Career Connections Program (CCC)

Introduction:

  • Community Career Connections is a customized employment service that follows a person-centered approach, assisting participants to discover their employment interests, skills, and abilities. Participants are assisted by a vocational counselor throughout the job-seeking process, and are provided with individualized training and job support once they have secured employment. When a participant illustrates confidence both in their job and the workplace setting, job support can be gradually phased out.

Activities:

  • Customized Employment is a three-fold process: Discovery, Job Search, and On-The-Job-Support.
    • The Discovery process can take many hours and is designed as a way to get to know the skills and desires of the job seeker. This involves the Vocational Counsellor spending time with the clients in their home , and in the community in both recreational and and social settings. By getting to know our participants, we can truly reflect their needs in order to find the desired ideal conditions of employment.
    • The Vocational Counsellor will then work with the client to search for inclusive employment, to negotiate with employers and to help develop natural supports on the job site. We will provide on-the-job support for the client until such a time as the job coach can be phased out. 
    • Throughout this process, we will adhere to our commitment to Person Centered Planning and empowering people with disabilities.

Referrals:

  • Are made through Community Living British Columbia (CLBC)

Requirements:

  • Clients must be 19 or Older.
  • Be motivated to work.
  • Be able to travel (or complete training) to and from work.

For more information on the CCC program contact Ainsley Moore, Vocational Counselor, at 250-954-7530 or .

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Inclusion Parksville is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). To learn more, please visit CARF Canada's website.
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