Access-Ability Program in Atlantic Canada through St. Mary's University
The Sobey School Business Development Centre (SSBDC) at St. Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia is currently coordinating a program called Access-Ability: Employment Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities. The overall objective of Access-Ability is to give persons with disabilities the opportunity to apply their skills in a work setting consistent with their education and allow them to become leaders in their chosen fields. The project will focus on promoting advanced education and the development of advanced and essential skills.
The program is currently accepting applications from employers and participants in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Employers participating in Access-Ability will attract diverse talent to their organization, providing essential career opportunities while receiving subsidies to enhance their business’ ability to grow.
Employer requirements are as follows:
Eligibility requirements of candidates are as follows:
AccessAbility works directly with employers, participants, agencies, and case managers to arrange work placements. The following organizations are eligible to participate:
For more information please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, call (902)491-6514.
This program is funded by Service Canada's Opportunities Fund.
Sobey School Business Development Centre
St. Mary's University
960 Tower Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Tel: (902) 491-6500
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