Over the course of our 40+ years in this industry, Work Prep has delivered specialized career and employment services for individuals who face multiple personal and systemic barriers to employment. Through this program, we assist residents in Regina to successfully prepare for and participate in the labour market.
This program focuses on strengthening and connecting individual job seekers to sustainable employment, education and training in support of current labour market needs.
You would benefit from this program if:
- You are 16 years of age or older and face challenges to obtaining employment, have never worked before or haven’t been able to maintain a job.
- You are currently unemployed and underemployed (less than 20 hours per week) and struggle to connect to or stay at a job for a longer period of time.
- You are an urban First Nation or Metis individual seeking work,
- You are transitioning to Regina from reserve to pursue employment or education opportunities;
- You need to develop or improve your life and employability skills to meet the demands of the current job market;
- You are currently at risk of leaving training, education or employment
- You are an employer facing a labour shortage.
Work Prep is a proud partner of the Ministry of Immigration and Training, who provides the funding to deliver this program.
Job Launch Program
Our Job Launch Program has over ten years of experience assisting individuals who have recently been involved in the criminal justice system to re-enter to workforce.
Work Prep collaborates with a multi-disciplinary team that includes the Regina Provincial Correctional Centre (RPCC), Paul Dojack Youth Centre (Dojack), Adult and Youth Probations, other community justice organizations province-wide and employers to facilitate opportunities for successful attachment to the labour force for individuals with recent involvement in the justice system.
Job Launch would be a good fit for you if you are 16 years of age or older, and within the last six months have:
- Been incarcerated
- On probation
- Paroled or court ordered
- Been involved with the provincial criminal justice system.
Work Prep is a proud partner of the Ministry of Immigration & Training, who provides the funding to deliver this program.
Labour Market Access
Work Prep maintains their knowledge of labour market trends and industry needs to better serve our clients. This includes providing information and opportunities for individuals to access education and training to better meet the skill requirement and skill gaps in the current labour market.
Work placements, job matching, direct hires, employer presentations, job fairs, informational interviews and volunteer opportunities all provide valuable opportunities to connect with employers and increase participants’ access to employment opportunities.
This expertise along, with strong employer partnerships provide Work Prep with the tools to effectively build and support the Saskatchewan workforce, one person at a time.