February 2015 Calendar - Toronto District School Board

All SCEA workshops welcome
People with Disabilities.
Additional accommodations
are available. Please ask about
our PWD facilities and assistive
technologies.
FEBRUARY
2015
To sign up for workshops call:
416-396-8100, 416-396-8101; TTY: 416-396-8095
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
2
SOCIAL NETWORKING FOR
JOB SEARCH
1-4PM
Thursday
3
MS WORD FOR YOUR JOB
SEARCH (parts 1-2)
9AM – 4PM
9
Friday
4
MS WORD FOR YOUR JOB
SEARCH (parts 3-4)
9AM – 4PM
10
5
RESUME REVIEWS& JOB
COACHING
1PM - 4PM
11
MS EXCEL FOR YOUR JOB
SEARCH (parts 1-2)
9AM – 4PM
MS EXCEL FOR YOUR JOB
SEARCH (parts 3-4)
9AM – 4PM
NEWCOMER SERVICES (by
Appointment)
10AM – 4PM
EVEREST COLLEGE
INFORMATION SESSION
1-4PM
TEACHING ENGLISH AS A
SECOND LANGUAGE (TESL)
Opportunities Abroad
Information Session
1-4PM
EMPLOYER RECRUITMENT
EVENT WITH JOBMAX AND
CANADIAN PROPERTY STARS
10AM-12PM
INTERVIEW PRACTICE
by Appointment
1-4PM
17
MS WORD FOR YOUR JOB
SEARCH (parts 1-2)
9AM – 4PM
FAMILY DAY
CENTRE CLOSED
Let’s Make it Work
Employment for Youth with
Disabilities – Presented by
Corbrook 1:00 – 3PM
TDSB RECRUITMENT
INFORMATION SESSION FOR
PART TIME CUSTODIANS
1-3:30PM
23
RESUME REVIEWS& JOB
COACHING
1PM - 4PM
18
MS WORD FOR YOUR JOB
SEARCH (parts 3-4)
9AM – 4PM
GETTING THE NEW CPA
ACCOUNTING DESIGNATION
A Presentation by
CPA Canada
10AM – 12PM
ONTARIO TRUCK TRAINING
INFORMATION SESSION
10AM-12PM
13
SECOND CAREER PROGRAM
PRESENTATION Presented by
Centennial College
10AM-12PM
19
20
RESUME REVIEWS& JOB
COACHING
1PM - 4PM
NEXT STEPS Employment
Advisor (by appointment)
9AM – 4PM
EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE
PROGRAM FOR PERSONS WITH
DISABILITIES – Presented by
Spinal Cord Ontario
1-3PM
ONTARIO MARCH OF
DIMES ASSISTANCE
Group Orientation
2-4PM
ODSP GROUP ORIENTATION
SESSION
1-3PM
24
MS EXCEL FOR YOUR JOB
SEARCH (parts 1-2)
9AM – 4PM
NEXT STEPS Employment
Advisor (by appointment)
9AM – 4PM
12
RESUME REVIEWS& JOB
COACHING
1PM - 4PM
16
6
25
MS EXCEL FOR YOUR JOB
SEARCH (parts 3-4)
9AM – 4PM
INTERVIEW PRACTICE
by Appointment
1-4PM
Hairstylist Apprenticeship/
Pre-Apprentice Info Session
Presented by TDSB Studio
500
10AM-12PM
26
MS POWERPOINT
PRESENTATIONS
9AM – 2:30PM
INTRO TO OUTLOOK
2:45PM – 4PM
27
RECOGNIZE ABILITIES,
EMPHASIZE POSSIBILITIES:
An Introduction to the
Accessibility for Ontarians
with Disabilities Act (AODA)
1PM – 4PM
Scarborough Centre for Employment Accessibility
3478 Lawrence Avenue East, Unit C006
(Northwest corner at Markham Rd., rear of the building, next to Shell Gas Station)
Email: scea@tdsb.on.ca Website: www.AccessibleERC.com
Operated by
416-396-8100 │ 416-396-8101 │ TTY 416-396-8095
@SceaToronto
TdsbScea
This Employment Ontario project is funded
in part by the Government of Canada.
Scarborough Centre for
Employment Accessibility
3478 Lawrence Avenue East, Unit C006, Toronto, Ontario M1H 1A9
Tel: (416) 396-8100  Fax: (416) 396-8099  TTY: (416) 396-8095
WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS
Jane Doe, Principal
John Smith, Vice-Principal
* Please note that space is limited. Please sign up in advance
By calling 416-396-8100 or 416-396-8101 TTY 416-396-8095 *ASL Interpreters are available with advance notice.
SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
February 6&20 – NEXT STEPS Employment Advisor by Appointment: *Must bring SIN Card, Government Issued piece of ID and Resume* Meet with
an Employment Advisor to learn about eligibility for retraining and employment incentive programs
February 9 – Everest College Information Session: get information on what and how Everest College can help in your career training and goals. Will
provide free career exploration and assessment, admissions requirements, different career training offered at Everest College and a general
information on funding options
February 10 – Employment Opportunities Abroad: Teaching English as a Second Language – find out how you can utilize your skills teaching ESL,
while exploring a new country
February 11 – Employer Recruitment Event with JobMax and Canadian Property Stars: Bilingual English/French Office Administrative Assistants;
Skilled Trades; Sales Staff/Managers; Human Resources Managers; Customer Service; Outdoor Property Specialists and Lawn-Care Service
Technicians
February 12 – Newcomer Services: Get information and assistance completing Permanent Residence Documentation; Citizenship Information etc.
February 13 - Centennial College - The Second Career Program Presentation: A Centennial College representative will share information on the
process of applying through Second Career at Centennial, discuss eligibility, and give tips on how to succeed as a student
February 17 – TDSB Recruitment Information Session for part-time Custodians: get information on how to apply for part-time Custodian positions
(Caretakers/Cleaners) working with the Toronto District School Board
February 17 - Let’s make it Work Employment for Youth with Disabilities – Presented by Corbrook – Get support finding employment using
employment partnership programs
February 18 – ODSP Group Orientation: An ODSP Representative will be in to do group info session
February 18 - Getting the New CPA Accounting Designation: Learn about the new designation as efforts continue to unite Canada’s accounting
profession under the CPA banner
February 19 – Employment Assistance Program for Persons with Disabilities – Presented by Spinal Cord Ontario: Get help from our Job Developers
who are connected with organizations that provide full time, part time employment opportunities along with work from home opportunities
February 20 – Ontario March of Dimes Group Session: Group orientation and sign-up with OMD to receive various services and get ongoing case
management and job development
February 24 – Ontario Truck Training Information Session: Get information on how to access the fastest growing career field in Canada. How to
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become a Qualified Truck Driver with Tuition Assistance for 2 Career, Youth, Newcomers, etc.
February 25 - Hairstylist Apprentice/Pre-Apprenticeship Information Session: Get information on becoming a Hairstylist through Apprenticeship/PreApprentice Training with the Toronto District School Board’s Studio 500
February 27 - An Introduction to the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act: Learn about the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act –
its five accessibility standards and how they are making Ontario accessible
EMPLOYMENT SKILLS WORKSHOPS
February 2 – Social Networking for your Job Search: Learn how to use social media to network and help in your online job search
February 5,9,19 &23- Resume Reviews & Job Coaching: Meet one-on-one with an expert to have your resume reviewed for improvements. Bring your
resume and a job description for a position you are interested in pursuing
February 12 & 25 – Interview Practice: Here is your opportunity to practice your interview skills in a safe environment. You will receive with
constructive feedback to help improve your skills
COMPUTER SKILLS WORKSHOPS
February 3&4, 17&18 - MS Word for Your Job Search (Parts 1-4): Learn to create documents, like resumes and covering letters
February 10&11, 24&25 - MS Excel to Organize Your Job Search (Parts 1-4): * Must have basic computer skills using MS Word* Learn how to create
and use spreadsheets as a tool to stay organized
February 26 - Creating a PowerPoint Presentation: * Must have basic computer skills using MS Word. This introductory tutorial will
review the basics of creating a presentation in preparation for a job interview
February 26 – Introduction to Outlook: * Must have basic computer skills using MS Word. This workshop demonstrates Outlook to help manage your
time and keep organized with calendars, contacts and email