Volunteer Work Experience Program

hl art 017Volunteers Work Experience Program (VWEP) is a job readiness program designed to assist Harbour Light clients in gaining transferable job skills and work experience through volunteer work, training, and education. VWEP is set up to use an individualized approach that supports clients in seeking new opportunities for their future.

The VWEP Coordinator plays a key role in recruiting and managing the participants. In collaboration with the treatment staff, the coordinator assesses each participant and tailors a job skills development program especially for them. VWEP's aim is to provide its participants with certified training and education that will be recognized by employers and education institutions.

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Training opportunities include:

        • Occupational First Aid
        • FoodSafe
        • WHMIS
        • Kitchen, front desk, loading dock, and janitorial job skills