Suitable Impressions

PROGRAM PARTNERS

SECURE THE JOB BY MAKING THE BEST FIRST IMPRESSION!

What is Suitable Impressions?

 

Suitable Impressions is a one-day, pre-employment program that offers knowledge and resources to job-seekers on the Ontario Works program. This workshop includes key topic areas such as, appropriate work attire, body language, mindset, confidence building, stress management and financial literacy training.

 

 

Benefits for Clients:

 

  • A certified Image Consultant teaches clients how to dress appropriately for diverse industries
  • NEW work attire ($500+ value)
  • Gift bag full of personal care items ($75 value)
  • A free haircut or hair service from our salon partners ($40+ value)
  • Financial literacy and credit building awareness session by Credit Canada.
  • Increased self-esteem
  • Positive classroom environment and FUN!
  • Increased confidence to handle the common challenges and fears which arise throughout the job-search and interview process.

 

Who is eligible for Suitable Impressions?

 

  • Clients on Ontario Works need to receive a referral from their case worker. Click below for the OW registration process and registration form.
  • Our Suitable Impressions trainers are available to hold sessions at your organization’s location. Please contact Julie Ann at julie@brandsforcanada.com for further information.

 

Are you interested in volunteering?

 

We are always looking for volunteers to help us with our program. You can help in the following ways:

 

  • Styling clients as they choose their interview outfits
  • De-labeling and de-branding clothing
  • Sort, organize, steam and hang clothing
  • Suitable Impressions Program data entry

 

Please note that you will be required to obtain a Criminal Reference Check to work directly with clients.

 

Workshop Dates:

 

JAN 17TH – MEN
JAN 31ST – WOMEN

 

FEB 7TH – MEN
FEB 28TH – WOMEN

 

MAR 6TH – MEN
MARCH 27TH – WOMEN

 

APR 3RD – MEN
APR 24TH – WOMEN

 

MAY 8TH – MEN
MAY 29TH – WOMEN

 

JUNE 5TH – MEN
JUNE 19TH – WOMEN

 

JULY 17TH – MEN
JULY 24TH – WOMEN

 

AUG 14TH – MEN
AUG 21ST – WOMEN

 

SEPT 18TH – MEN
SEPT 25TH – WOMEN

 

OCT 23RD – MEN
OCT 30TH – WOMEN

 

NOV 20TH – MEN
NOV 27TH – WOMEN

 

DEC 11TH – MEN + WOMEN

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