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HOW Experience
Hands On Work Program

 

WHAT WILL  I GAIN FROM PARTICIPATING IN THE HOW
PROGRAM?

 

You will get:

  • Certificate of Completion
  • Letter of Reference
  • Improve your social skills, including communication and listening skills
  • Help you prepare for
    working life
  • Give you confidence at job interviews
  • Make you more independent
  • Improve your emotional well-being and faith in
    oneself
  • Help you identify any
    additional support you may need
  • WORKSHOPS aim to help participants to overcome
    personal obstacles

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In many cases there is training financial
support
available for HOW participants.

 

   BEAT THE
     IMPOSSIBLE’
        
WORKSHOP
      SERIES:

 

 

Work ethics: 

· Typical workplace 
   expectations

· How to handle job
   expectations

 

DRESS FOR
 SUCCESS:

· Self care and self image

· Taking time to care
for ourselves

· Being gentle
with ourselves

BECOMING YOUR OWN ALLY:

· Overcoming
   self-defeating
behaviours

· Identifying strengths

 

MOTIVATING YOUR MOTIVATION:

· Goal setting

· Maintaining motivation

· Mapping our dreams

 

RECOGNIZING & GROWING JOY:

· Mindfulness

· Coping with
   disappointments and setbacks

 

Step Into Your Future: 

· Going back to school

· Attaining employment

· Furthering education

 

Participants are encouraged to watch life enriching
videos on a daily basis. The
videos CCA compiled are on
various topics such as
interpersonal skills, personal and professional ethics, 
customer service skills,
appearance, self-motivation and much more!

 

HOW Program is Offered to..
 

· People referred to us 
  institutions such as the March of Dimes, YES  Employment  Services, Northwest Employment Works (NEW), and other various organizations.

 

· Additionally, students can self-refer from      Lakehead University, Confederation  College, high schools, learning academies and alternative schools within the  region to name a few. 

 

· Students can complete their community hours here through the HOW program

 

Self-Evaluation
 Process...

 

HOW participants are
initially asked to
complete a
self-evaluation in a series of both personal
and professional
categories. The
evaluation
process is done purely to help the individual
identify their strengths and/or
weaknesses. 

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What some participants have said about their HOW
Program?

"It was helpful to me as I nwo feel confident in a workplace. I've proved my effective communication skills, and assertiveness is a skill. I've learnt here , and will continue to develop". 

" The workshops gave me some good advice I can use in real life , how I can achieve goods in life and picture where I see myself in 3 years an dhow to get there".

" I will take my skills I have learned  and use them in
future workplaces. And I will use my strengths I have gained to be a better worker in the future".

"There are a lot of work
experiences offered at CCA to help develop skills like
organizing and planning,
strategic and operations.
Personally I've had  a great
experience. Thank you."

 

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