Employment Resource Centre

Gateway Association


Description
Offers employment resources for individuals with disabilities who are actively seeking employment.

Service offers:

  • employment resources for individuals with disabilities who are actively seeking employment
  • GET - Work Youth Employment Transition Program - person-directed assistance to youth who self-identify as having a disability to identify, prepare for, seek, acquire, and retain employment that matches their interests and abilities
  • MentorAbility - a mentoring experience in which job seekers with disabilities are matched with individual mentors (employers or business leaders) to explore career opportunities

GET - Work Youth Employment Transition Program includes:

  • career exploration
  • action plan development
  • post-secondary training and certification opportunities
  • resume development
  • individual and group learning
  • employment preparation
  • job search support
  • employment placement
  • training and job retention supports

MentorAbility includes:

  • speed-dating style informational interviews for job seekers with disabilities to learn from business leaders
  • an opportunity for education and awareness to be shared between employers and people with disabilities
  • a Canada-wide network of employment service providers and employers working together to create opportunities for people with disabilities
  • help to employers to learn how to include people with disabilities in the workplace

Affiliation: Government of Canada, Government of Alberta
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to individuals who are:
  • 18 years and older
  • experiencing disability
  • actively seeking employment
  • and legally entitled to work in Canada
Self disclosure is sufficient and diagnosis is not required.
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • call
  • e-mail
  • or visit website for more information
Office is closed to the public and access is by appointment only.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
587-779-7888
Web Site
http://www.gatewayassociation.ca/calgary
Email
get-work@gatewayassociation.ca
Languages
Cantonese; English; French; Hindi; Korean; Spanish; Swahili; Urdu - Luo. American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters available as necessary for GET - Work Youth Employment Transition Program.
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: No -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
November 1, 2023
Address
1206 20 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB, T2G 1M8
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM

Closed statutory holidays.