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MW06_Passport to Employment in PEI

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MW06_Passport to Employment in PEI

  1. 1. Passport to Employment - a rapid reintegration approach Primary Features:  Job search skills enhancement  Seek and Find employment  Personal Awareness Training  Mentoring  Consistency  Accountability
  2. 2. SENIORS Rookie Seniors Veteran Seniors Ages 50 to 69 Ages 70 + Who/What is a Senior? The Passport Age Range is 54 - 65
  3. 3. Souris Murray River Cavendish Summerside Tignish Montague Charlottetown O’Leary Alberton Kensington Provincial Program Core Consistency We Cover the Island Like the Dew Location 16 -18 courses held per year 180 participants Cost $ 4500.00 per participant
  4. 4. Provincial Program Core Consistency Facilitator Training All Facilitators receive group and individual professional development Facilitator selection is based on: - ability to relate to mature workers - understanding of adult learning principles and practices - view mature workers as resources to themselves and others - sensitivity to the age and stage of life of mature workers - readiness to learn - readiness to “let go” - readiness to work as a member of a provincial team - teaching experiences (not necessarily classroom) - understand the concepts of wellness, productivity and life-long learning - readiness to collaborate with all resources of government, community and business
  5. 5. Job search skills enhancement - Computer - Cover letter - Resume - Interview - Job Portfolio Seek and Find Employment  During course - individual support - business connections - job interviews  Follow-up - participant tracking Personal Awareness Training - understanding self & others - using transferable skills - the ages and stages of life - applying prior knowledge and experiences - confidence building Peer mentoring Peer mentoring through fellow participants: - knowledge - skills - job experiences - support - understanding Provincial Program Core Consistency Program Content
  6. 6. Wellness Life Long Learning Productivity Therefore, Passport is Built On Understanding Self and Others is really important at this stage of life Holistic Learning Provincial Program Core Consistency
  7. 7. Provincial Program Core Consistency DATA- Participant, Program, Business
  8. 8. Provincial Program Core Consistency Skills Assessment Passport Computer Skills Assessment Name Date Location Page 1 Instructions: Put an X on the line of the skill that is being learned. The top line is completed before you start training. The second line is completed mid course. The third line is completed at the end of the Passport program Search the Internet Skill Minimal Some Adequate Very good Excellent Level 1 2 3 4 5 Start of Training Mid Course End of Course Passport Resume Skills Assessment Name Date Location Page 1 Can eliminate repetition Skill Minimal Some Adequate Very good Excellent Level 1 2 3 4 5 Start of Training Mid Course End of Course Instructions: Put an X on the line of the skill that is being learned. The top line is completed before you start training. The second line is completed mid course. The third line is completed at the end of the Passport program EXAMPLES
  9. 9. PRODUCTIVITY WELLNESS LIFE LONG LEARNIN G Holistic Learning Based on Provincial Program Core Consistency
  10. 10. Types of Passport Courses  Pre-course awareness (2 days)  Non sector (general) program (5 weeks)  Sector partnerships (6 weeks) (general + sector skills)  Entrepreneurial Skills (6 weeks) Participants receive a weekly allowance stipend to attend Passport to Employment
  11. 11. During the Passport course participants receive: - individual support - business connections - job interviews - informational interviews Seeking and Finding Employment After the Passport course Participants receive: - participant tracking - employment awareness - mentor support
  12. 12. What is the primary Goal of Passport to Employment?
  13. 13. So, what is a “Social Network System”? Here are a few social networking sites: A way to communicate with people using the internet Passport to Employment uses a network system called: as our “Employment Networking System” NING 14
  14. 14. All Videos All Photos Passport Classes Discussion Forums Job Search Featured Photos Navigational Bar Employment Networking System
  15. 15. Passport to Employment Pre-course  Relationship building  Awareness of Passport course content  Benchmarking skills  Course expectations  Make decisions WHY hold a pre-course: Participants:  Get to know their Passport educators  Get to know fellow participants  Anxiety is lessened  Participate in course related activities  Engage in Group discussions WHAT takes place: When : November 8 – 9, 2010 Where: Park Royal Church Hours 9:00 – 3:00 (aprox.) Cost: NIL

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