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JVS – ASD Job Readiness Program (youth supported employment program)

JVS Toronto’s ASD Job Readiness Program is specifically designed for individuals with ASD between the ages of 18 and 30 years. This strength-based program will lead your clients to employment and work environments, so they can do their best work. Services include an eight-week workshop series to develop your job readiness skills, weekly one-on-one sessions, a work experience placement for up to 14 weeks, on-site job coaching and job retention workshops.

The ASD Job Readiness program will focus on:

  • Identifying workplace skills
  • Exploring careers matched to the client’s personality
  • Improving social and communication skills in order to find and maintain a steady job

Participants will learn:

  • How to disclose to employers
  • Communication and workplace etiquette skills

The ASD Job Readiness program includes:

  • Eight weeks of vocational workshops and assessments
  • One-on-one employment counseling
  • A paid 14-week work placement with job coaching support
  • One-on-one help to find and keep a job

The ASD Job Readiness Program is free of charge for accepted applicants. Space is limited, and participants are often referred through a government or social services agency.

Please refer to the flyer attached for details.
ASD Job Readiness Program – Flyer
ASD Job Readiness – Application

Contact Us today for more information or an upcoming orientation session: (416) 649-1619 intake@jvstoronto.org