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FAST Employment Program

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • N/A CAD / Year
  • March 31, 2026
  • Salary/Pay: N/A

Website The Independent Living Resource Centre (ILRC) Thunder Bay

The Independent Living Resource Centre (ILRC) Thunder Bay is seeking eligible individuals for our Focusing Access to Skills and Training for Employment (FAST) program.

Do you identify as someone with a disability and are you considering your employment options? If so, the ILRC Thunder Bay’s FAST program provides employment support to people with disabilities through skill enhancement opportunities, experience building and more!

The FAST Program may provide you with some or all of the following to promote your employment success:

  • Pre-employment services that can assist you with identifying employment goals
  • Limited and select funding spots for skill development training such as: Security Guard, AZ, DZ and Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Funding for specialized training such as: First Aid & CPR, Safe Food Handling, ASIST and others
  • Comprehensive assistance with developing your resume, cover letter and interview skills
  • Assistance with job search and applications (including online applications)
  • Funding for incidental work related requirements such as: short term public transportation, uniforms, work books, safety wear
  • Ability to offer employers a subsidized wage period to provide you work experience

To be eligible for the FAST program:

  • You must self-disclose a disability
  • You must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • You have a Social Insurance Number (SIN)
  • You are highly motivated to pursue your employment goals
  • You are available and can commit to regularly scheduled appointments with your Employment Facilitator
  • You are reliable and can be in ongoing communication throughout participation in the project

For more information and to find out if you are eligible for the FAST program call or email:

Kerry 807-577-6166 Ext. 4
Lindsay 807-577-6166 Ext. 6

Upload your resume or any other relevant files.

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