Helping Employers Find Qualified Employees
EPSS is an established not-for-profit Agency that has been providing employment and residential placement services in Central Alberta since 1986.
Working with Central Alberta employers
Throughout the years, we have maintained an overall success rate of 76.5% of matching individuals (aged 14+) with businesses looking for employees. Funded by various government departments, our services are offered at no cost to employers.
Work Experience Opportunities
Supporting healthy relationships at work
EPSS’ skilled and experienced staff strive to create long-term successful placements for employers and employees through offering passionate and personalized services. Partner with EPSS and allow our Employment Specialists to assist with your recruiting objectives.
- Posting and promotion of your employment opportunities
- Assistance in matching applicants who will be a good fit for your company
- On-site training & coaching
- Flexible hours for training & supports
Some individuals/employers may be eligible for specialized training assistance under the following programs:
- Work Experience opportunities
- Wage reimbursement and Supplementary Course funding
- Targeted Wage Subsidy
Additionally, short – term, job specific training (max. 2 weeks) may be available to assist an individual meet the employers requirements for hiring. Examples of training include: Standard First Aid & CPR and CSTS.
Frequently Asked Questions
Our Employment Specialists will offer individualized assistance to both the new employee and the employer. Assistance may be offered through a combination of in-person, phone, or email communication.
No, our services are available to unemployed/under employed job seekers who are interested in assistance in areas such as: career planning, learning job search strategies, increasing their marketable skills, and networking with employers.
As our services are funded by the multiple funders, including the provincial government (Community and Social Services) and the federal government (Service Canada), therefore there is no cost for employers to access our services.