The EDGE Program
Educate . Develop . Grow . Evolve
A COMPETITIVE EDGE TO CONNECT YOU WITH EMPLOYMENT…Register Now!
Emotional Intelligence (EQ) skills are critical for securing and sustaining long-term employment and Brands for Canada has created the EDGE program to fill this need.
The EDGE program is a five week training program for individuals with disabilities who are looking to secure sustainable employment. We provide training in the areas of: EQ skills, leading with your strengths, communication, conflict resolution, managing your disability in the workplace, interview and job search support, and stress management.
Throughout the program, participants will receive: five coaching sessions from a professional coach who will provide support throughout the classroom experience, new work-appropriate attire for interviews, a complimentary haircut, personal care supplies and, an invaluable experience delivering a competitive EDGE in today’s job market. Brands for Canada will work with graduates to seek employment which complements their skills and sets them up for long term success!
- Committed to securing long-term (part-time or full-time) employment
- Completed GED or Grade 10 education
- Ability to travel to South Etobicoke
- Legally able to work in Canada
- Self-identified disability
- Clients currently receiving OW are not eligible