Horizons is Easter Seals NL’s work experience program for youth who face barriers to employment. Participants take part in four weeks of skills training and certifications, then one day a week of classes and workshops for the remainder of the 9-month program. They receive a stipend at the minimum wage rate for their time in skills training and classes.
While applications are closed, we will accept inquiries or referrals for future Horizons programs.
The goal of Horizons is to help young adults find meaningful employment. Horizons staff guide participants to find a work placement and offer support all along the way.
– between 15 and 30 years of age
– in need of assistance to overcome barriers to employment
– not in school
– a Canadian citizen
– legally entitled to work according to provincial legislation and regulations
– not in receipt of EI benefits
For a copy of the application, CLICK HERE.
Priority is given to participants who self-identify as having a disability.
If you have any additional questions, please contact the Program Officer, Petra Chaffey-Johnson, (email@example.com) by email or by calling (709) 754-1399 ext 224.
Horizons is funded in partnership with Service Canada and the Royal Bank of Canada.
Our goal is to provide people of all ages with physical, cognitive, and any other disabilities with the opportunity to participate in programs and services that aim to build inclusion in Newfoundland and Labrador.
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