Events and Workshops

Events

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VolunteeringFriday September 22, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am

351 Ferguson Street 2nd Floor

Registration is required!Gain knowledge about the benefits of volunteering and how giving your time helps you and others succeed. Volunteer applications will be available to review

Self CareWednesday October 04, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Meet us at the Ontario Works Reception Desk for this workshop

Registration is required! This workshop will show you how self care is necessary when it comes to maintaining our health. When we take good care of ourselves, there are multiple benefits to us as well as others.

Finding Your JobThursday October 19, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Meet us at the Ontario Works Reception Desk for this workshop

Registration is required!This workshop will provide an overview of different ways to approach your job search.

Workshops

The PEP Employment Centre  offers a variety of life skills for employment and employment preparation workshops. Below you will find a list and description of the workshops we currently offer. Please contact us if you are interested in attending a workshop or if you would like the PEP Employment Centre to come to your organization to present a workshop.

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This presentation will give you a better understanding of what we offer and how we can assist you in your job search

This workshop will explore what motivation is and how you can not only find out what motivates you, but channel that motivation to set goals, reach them, and achieve your employment goals.

This workshop will show you how to put a modern twist on the traditional approach to job searching. You will learn how talking to your friends and family can land you your dream job, and how to turn your interests into work that is truly the right fit for you.

This workshop will help you break down any barriers to employment you may feel you have and will provide you with an opportunity to develop an individualized plan.

This workshop will show you how to craft a targeted cover letter. Participants will learn how to entice readers to contact them for the next step – the interview stage

This workshop will help you discover the importance of tailoring your resume to specific industries and the necessary knowledge to do so

This workshop will start you down the path of self-discovery. What are your interests? How do these relate to employment options? Find out with Ready, Set, Go.

The workshop will help you identify your work, personal, and transferable skills which will assist you in promoting yourself to potential employers.

This workshop will show you how self care is necessary when it comes to maintaining our health. When we take good care of ourselves, there are multiple benefits to us as well as others

This workshop will show how to master the interview process by being a prepared and confident candidate. Participants will explore “Star Stories” and how to relate your skills to potential employers.

Participants will have an opportunity to create a professional portfolio that will showcase accomplishments. The professional portfolio will give potential employers a look at your skills and abilities

Gain knowledge about the benefits of volunteering and how giving your time helps you and others succeed. Volunteer applications will be available to review