For over ten years, Job Launch has delivered an offender employment program that assists job seekers to obtain sustainable employment. To support the delivery of these workforce development services, Job Launch collaborates with a multi-disciplinary team that includes the Ministry of Immigration and Career Training- Career Services Branch, The Ministry of Justice – Corrections and Policing, Regina Community Training Residence, Regina Provincial Correctional Centre, Paul Dojack Centre, The Ministry of Social Services, Oskana Centre, Adult Probation Services and Drug Treatment Court.
Clients may also access services on a walk-in basis or be referred from community agencies.
The Job Launch program provides responsive and individualized employment services to individuals sixteen (16) years or older, who have current/previous involvement with the criminal justice system within the last twelve (12) months, and interested in seeking employment and/or education and training opportunities. This flexible service delivery model includes:
- Meeting a client where they are at in the employment journey,
- Delivering innovative career exploration for individuals entering or returning to the workforce
- Providing resources and supports for life and employability skill development
- Increasing digital skills and providing access to technology for navigating the online job search process
- Identifying transferable skills and building strength-based marketing tools and networks to connect individuals with employers looking to fill their recruitment needs
Work Prep is a proud partner of the Ministry of Immigration and Career Training who provides the funding to deliver this program.