Horizons is Easter Seals NL’s work experience program is a 9-month program beginning with 4 weeks of skills training and certifications followed by 1 day weekly workshop. Individuals receive a stipend at the minimum wage for training and workshop hours. The goal of Horizons is to help young adults find meaningful employment with staff guiding participants to find a work placement, and offer support all along the way.

We are currently accepting applications and referrals for participants in our Horizons program.

Eligibility requirements for participants:

  • between 15 and 30 years of age
  • in need of assistance to overcome barriers to employment
  • not in school
  • a Canadian citizen
  • legally entitled to work according to provincial legislation and regulations
  • not in receipt of EI benefits

Priority is given to participants who self-identify as having a disability.

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Matt Pike, matt@eastersealsnl.ca, (709) 754-1399
Petra Chaffey-Johnson, petra@eastersealsnl.ca, (709) 754-1399