WATERLOO, January 4, 2012 - Lutherwood is pleased to announce that our COMPASS program has returned. COMPASS supports 16 – 30 year olds who are looking to find and maintain meaningful employment. Funded through Service Canada, this comprehensive two-part program provides young workers with an opportunity to enhance skills and gain hands-on work experience in a construction or trade field.The first part of the program consists of participation in workshops designed to prepare individuals for full-time work. Workshops topics include:
- Construction and Trade Orientations
- Employer Expectations
- Resume Development
- WHMIS Certification
- Basics of Fall Protection
- Customer Service
- Workplace Occupational Health and Safety
- Employment Standards and Human Rights
- Workplace Tours
Think that COMPASS might be the right fit for you? For more information, call us at 519-743-2460 or visit our downtown Kitchener location.
"Having suffered from a serious mental illness most of my life, I feel the need to give back to those that suffer from similar hardship and struggles; especially the kids in our community. I appreciate being given the opportunity to support children's mental health initiatives like Steps for Kids."