Grey Power – Job Options Urban Older Workers Program

Employment ServicesWe are excited to announce that we are launching a new employment program “Grey Power“ in January 2013.

If you live in the Central Okanagan and are 55 years of age or over, not EI eligible and looking to enter or re-enter the workforce then this may be the program for you. Grey Power will provide job search assistance to eligible Participants that includes 6 weeks of classroom training followed by a 6 week subsidized work experience. In-class training includes: career exploration, basic computer training, resumes, cover letters, interview preparation, networking and certification in short term training such as First Aid, Food Safe, WHMIS, World Host Certificates. There is no cost to Participants and a training allowance is provided during the classroom training. Supports also include weekly job club and 6 month follow-up.

Our first classroom session starts on January 7, 2013. If you are interested in attending please contact Christine at 250-763-8008, ext 34 for further information, or email ac.rcknull@rewopyerg.

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