JobLinks Employment Centre is located at 416 - 8 Street South and offers pre-employment and employment services to Albertans 16 years and older who are not registered in school, and have barriers or disabilities that may be preventing them from finding and maintaining successful employment.
Joblinks currently has contracts with Persons With Developmental Disabilities (PDD), and Addictions and Mental Health through Alberta Health Services. Joblinks serves individuals who fall under one of these two contracts.
JobLinks is a division of the Ability Resource Association, a not-for-profit registered charity.
JobLinks has an extensive network of community partners, including employers, government funders, business partners and community agencies. Referrals come from a variety of sources including: self-referral, government departments, doctors, families/guardians and other community agencies.
Individualized services are available for those who qualify under one of the two contracts above. These include pre-employment activities, resume, job and interview skills development, job carving, interview support, job placement and job follow up.
Services for people with barriers to finding and maintaining employment.
JobLinks can partner with your business to provide quality job matching.
Those who are eligible can pick up an Intake Package at JobLinks' front desk, or have it emailed to them. The package includes an Application for Services, a form to be completed by the doctor, and a brochure. When applicants return the completed Intake Package, a meeting is scheduled with the Intake Coordinator. The Intake Coordinator will collect further information regarding skills, abilities, work history, working together with the person to develop an individualized service plan. The person is then assigned an Employment Specialist who supports them in finding and keeping a job.
JobLinks employment Centre has an open intake process, and accepts referrals from a variety of sources including:
If you receive funding from Disability Services (PDD),please contact your PDD caseworker before applying for services with JobLinks.