HIRE Program – for Job Seekers

The HIRE Program provides:

Workshops for teaching staff and support networks

  • Discussions focused on Employment First and how to support students in preparing for work in school, at home and in the community

In-class workshops for students

  • Career exploration and opportunities to assess abilities and aptitudes to determine employment goals
  • Work-related topics including Employer Expectations, Communication, Conflict Resolution and Interview Skills

Summer Employment Program

  • Students are supported to secure a paid job for the summer months
  • Students are paired with a job coach who acts as a peer mentor and provides on-the-job supports to enhance training and gain work experience.

Co-operative Education Placements

  • Support with securing a co-operative education placement in a student’s final year of school that will transition to paid employment after the student graduates

Interested candidates must provide confirmation of eligibility by Developmental Services Ontario and must be a resident of Mississauga.