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Who’s eligible for the Ability Edge paid internship program?  Recent graduates with self-declared disabilities who: have a college diploma/certificate or university bachelor’s degree have little or no career related work experience are legally able to work in Canada have not previously accepted an Ability Edge or Career Edge paid internship

Access Guide Canada

Access Guide Canada (AGC) provides information on accessible resources such as community organizations and accessible public spaces from various geographical locations across Canada.

Best Practices in Supported Employment

This site is designed to be user-friendly for job seekers, families, employers and support workers. It outlines the nine guiding principles of best practice for supported employment for the job seeker and support worker. The employer section focuses on the return on investment when hiring a person with a disability.

Canadian Abilities Foundation

The Canadian Abilities Foundation convenes a forum for the exchange of information to promote an inclusive society and provide inspiration and opportunity for people with disabilities.

Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion (CIDI)

The Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion (CIDI) is a made-in-Canada solution designed to help employers, and diversity and inclusion (D&I), Human Rights and Equity (HR&E) and human resources (HR) practitioners effectively address the full picture of diversity, equity and inclusion within the workplace. Effectively managing Diversity and Inclusion, and Human Rights and Equity is a strategic imperative for all Canadian organizations that wish to remain relevant and competitive.

Cancer and Careers

As the number of cancer survivors continues to increase, the need for support around survivorship issues, such as working during and after treatment, is becoming more and more important. Cancer and Careers empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace, by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events. It provides information on health insurance, workplace rights, what to expect when returning to work after cancer treatment is complete, a resume review service and a checklist for healthcare professionals, among many other resources. It also includes a discussion forum where people can ask career coaches questions. More info can help you find out more information on Disability Insurance: Benefits, SSI, Short Term & Long Term.

Epilepsy @ Work

Designed for HR professionals, this toolkit will provide training and information on how to support co-workers, clients and customers with epilepsy in the workplace.The website is divided into three main areas, including: understanding epilepsy in the workplace, seizure safely and a list of resources useful for anyone who works with an individual with epilepsy.

Finding Employment: A Guide for Addicts in Recovery

This guide from The Treehouse, a rehabilitation program, outlines tips and tools available to help addicts in recovery find not just any job, but the right one. It includes information on leveraging your personal network to find job connections, online job boards and resources, as well as recognition of the challenges that may come with finding employment while recovering from addiction. View

Partnered with Manulife Financial and Volunteer Canada to help volunteers and organizations connect. The goal is to help Canadians build a better future by supporting volunteerism in Canada. Utilizes a matchmaking tool to find you the right fit.

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