JobLinks Employment Centre is located at 416 - 8 Street South and offers pre-employment and employment services to Albertans 15 years and older who have barriers or disabilities that may be preventing them from finding and maintaining successful employment. 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.
A resource room is open to the public; people will find a comprehensive job board with up-to-date job postings. Job search-related computer use, photocopying and faxing are available for free. Employment-related workshops are also available monthly for no cost.
Individualized services include pre-employment activities, GETSET for Employment Program, workshops, resume, job and interview skills development, job carving, interview support, job placement and job follow up. Individuals must qualify, register and complete the intake process to be eligible for these options.
Services for people with barriers to finding and maintaining employment.
JobLinks can partner with your business to provide quality job matching.
JobLinks offers employment-related workshops each month. Free to attend, workshops are open to the public and registered clients.
People can pick up an Intake Package at JobLinks' front desk that includes an Application for Services, a form to be completed by the doctor, a brochure and a workshop schedule. 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.