Environmental Service Aide

DELIVERY DATE: May 30 – June 24
DELIVERY METHOD: Online
TRAINING LENGTH: 4 Weeks
COST OF TRAINING: Free for eligible candidates

TRAINING

Technical Skills:
Delivered by St. Lawrence College, the Environmental Service Aide program will help participants prepare for employment in the health care sector. The course addresses all aspects of the healthcare cleaning profession, the importance of proper techniques and practices to reduce the risk of infection. The course includes recommendations by the Provincial Infection Control Advisory Committee (PIDAC) pertaining to the Best Practice Cleaning Document for Environmental Cleaning.

Certifications:
Health & Safety, AODA, WVH

Pre-employment and soft skills:
Professionalism, non-verbal communication, listening skills, communication skills in the medical field, confidentiality, conflict resolution, job readiness, resume writing, cover letter writing, job search techniques, references portfolio, interview preparation, emotional intelligence, positive attitude, inclusiveness, team building, cognitive flexibility, adaptability quotient, commercial awareness, working shifts, self management

EMPLOYMENT

EOTB will assist participants in securing employment in the environmental services sector. Ongoing coaching is provided to assist with transition to employment. Employers will receive a wage subsidy for 12 weeks.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

EOTB will purchase training on behalf of eligible candidates. Financial assistance may be available for items such as transportation, daycare, work attire.

BASIC ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Unemployed or under-employed
Not in full-time education or training
Resident of Ontario, legally entitled to work in
AND
Have a self-identified disability
Not be in receipt of EI
OR
Be 15-30 years of age with a barrier to employment

Candidates should call Job Zone d’emploi 613-933-9675, Glengarry Inter-Agency Group 613-525-1533, or Akwesasne Career & Employment Support Services 613-575-2626