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Tuesday, January 29 • 09:40 - 10:30
205: You’re Hired: No Resume, Just Resiliency and Skills

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Youth with disabilities face high unemployment rates and barriers to work. The Abilities Centre and SenseAbility have partnered on a pilot program that combines Therapeutic Recreation with a unique job matching technology and experiential learning. No resume is required - just resiliency and skills. Learn about the pilot program and explore the implications for all jobseekers.

Learning Outcomes: 
  • Identify the benefits of Therapeutic Recreation for youth with disabilities
  • Identify the benefits to employers when seeking skills not resumes
  • List the benefits of early work-related experiences for youth

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Pinder DaSilva

Manager, Skills Development and Social Innovation, Abilities Centre
Pinder DaSilva is the Manager, Skills Development and Social Innovation at the Abilities Centre, a charitable organization that delivers enriching sports and fitness, arts, research and education, and life skills opportunities for people of all abilities.
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Lisa Kelly

Director, Learning Programs | Directrice, Programmes d’apprentissage, Canadian Business SenseAbility | Entreprises Canadiennes SenseAbility
Lisa Kelly is the Director of Learning Programs for Canadian Business SenseAbility. SenseAbility provides Canadian businesses with the resources and tools they need to both employ people with disabilities and attract them as customers.Lisa Kelly est directrice des Programmes d’apprentissage... Read More →


Tuesday January 29, 2019 09:40 - 10:30
Room | Salle 205