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People who can help...

South Shore Work Activity Program (SSWAP)

SSWAP builds employability skills and addresses barriers to employment. They provide transportation, individual employment counseling services and help to direct you to the support you need. They provide hands on training in:

  • Wood Working shop
  • Janitorial services
  • Food Services
  • Reception
  • Life Skills and Personal Development
  • Budgeting
  • Healthy Living
  • Upgrading
  • Workplace Literacy
  • Career Exploration
  • Discovering yourself- An introduction to portfolio Development
  • Customer Service
  • Computer Fundamentals

To get involved with SSWAP call 275-5585 and ask for an application or go to Community Services. SSWAP accepts participants from 18 years of age and above.

Phone: 275-5585
Website: www.sswap.ca
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Lunenburg Queens Volunteer Partnership

Volunteering is a effective way to gain experience in your field of interest and to learn more about yourself and your passions. It builds and strengthens your networks and potential references and also makes it much easier to find jobs. For those who do not have previous paid work experience, it is a great way to improve your resume and highlight transferable skills. The Lunenburg Queens Volunteer Partnership is a great resource to help you get involved with volunteer opportunities in the community. The Volunteer Navigator can provide volunteer options that best fit your skills, interests, and abilities. You can also check out their Facebook page that lists volunteer opportunities, information and more!

Website: www.lqvc.ca/sample-page/volunteer-navigator
Website: www.goodns.ca

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Did You Know...

Self-exploration gives you an idea of who you really are, what you want, what you like, what you are comfortable with and where you want to go in life.

You can explore more about this in the following ways:

  • Self-assessments, such as Career Cruising
  • Workshops, such as Personality Dimensions (True Colours)
  • Reflecting on your hobbies, likes, dislikes and interests
  • Thinking about your skills, values, personal traits and talents
  • Creating long and short term goals for your future
  • Through volunteering
  • Having conversations with people you respect and allies
  • Doing art, playing music, journaling or other creative pursuits
  • Taking a gap year