Community Placement Program
People who are registered with Ontario Works may participate in “job trials” through the Community Placement program. It is a great way to demonstrate motivation, reliability and dependability as they relate to work.
Short term placements may include clerical work, gardening, building maintenance, assembly and special events that support opportunities for Non-Profit organizations throughout Chatham-Kent.
Community Placement Supports are available to help with clothing, transportation costs, childcare and other costs required to attend the placement.
Benefits of "Job Trials" through the Community Placement Program:
- Connects people to the workforce
- Learn good work habits
- Make new contacts in the community
- Provide an opportunity to give back to the community and help others
- Obtain new job skills and improve present skills.
- Build self-esteem
- Demonstrate motivation, reliability and dependability as it relates to work
The Community Placement Program Benefits Chatham-Kent
Non-Profit Agencies and Organizations
Employment Placement Specialists are available to act as a link between the agency and the volunteer.
The program is flexible and volunteers are available for short term job trials.
Non-profit and public sector organizations can use this program to help with valuable services and events they provide to Chatham-Kent residents and visitors.
For more information about the Community Placement Program call 519.351.8573 or email us.