Skills for Change — Dufferin Mall Employment Services
The Dufferin Mall Employment Services team has effectively supported individuals in their path to skill training and employment by providing information and referrals, individual/group employment counselling, skills assessment, service delivery plans, and workshops related to job search tools and techniques. As diverse individuals, they have come together as a cohesive team to deliver optimal services. They share information, new techniques and strategies amongst each other in order to ensure that clients achieve their career goals. In 2011/2012 the team was vital in assessing 352 clients for securing employment, and another 85 clients were approved for Second Career and the Ontario Self Employment Benefit Program by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. Through their combined efforts the team reached over 4,400 clients.