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Employment Services

Our Employment Services are tailored to meet the specific vocational and educational needs of the communities we serve.

Employment Services

Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals continue to face daily challenges and contend with issues of exclusion in employment, education and social settings due to communication barriers. Wavefront Centre provides employment counselling services to support the well-being of Deaf and Hard of Hearing British Columbians.

Our Employment Placement Specialists are Certified Career Development Practitioners (CCDP) and many are also fluent in American Sign Language. This means that they are:

  • Professionals who exhibit career development knowledge, needs assessment skills, referral expertise, and interpersonal competence as a career development professional
  • Registered with the BC Career Development Association
  • Committed to adhering to a professional code of ethics outlined by the Canadian Standards and Guidelines for Career Development Practitioners

We believe in providing individualized, client-centered planning to assist job seekers and employers in achieving their goals.

Our Employment Services provide the following services:

  • Employment counselling and supports
  • Employment Resource Centre (access to computers, TTY, printer and webcam)
  • Employment Service Workshops (resume and interview preparation; job search; job readiness activities)
  • Occupational Skill Enhancement training
  • Workplace assessments
  • Workplace sensitivity training
  • Disability supports applications (funding for assistive equipment such as hearing aids and alerting devices)
  • Community presentations
  • Employer and employee liaisons
  • Employment Services are available at our Quebec Street Office in Vancouver, and our Tri-Cities Office in Port Coquitlam

To make an appointment to see an Employment Placement Specialist, please contact info@wavefrontcentre.ca.

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