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Program Overview

Opportunity Fund is a federally-funded program that provides employment assistance to individuals with a self-identified disability to support them in a successful return to work or training

  • Facilitates access to job opportunities for participants by providing a wage subsidy for employers, if required
  • Provides tailored supports and specialized services
  • Assists participants who require skills upgrading in order to obtain employment
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wage subsidy opportunities
specialized support services
skills training

What to Expect

  • One-on-one support
  • Career planning and research
  • Resume development
  • Interview techniques
  • Job search strategies
  • Employer contacts and marketing support
  • Connection to additional resources
  • Ongoing communication between the client and their employer
  • Assistance addressing employment related barriers
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Who is this program for?

This program is geared to support individuals who:

  • Require assistance to prepare for, obtain and maintain employment
  • or self-employment
  • Self-identify as having a permanent mental or physical disability
  • Are unemployed or under-employed
  • Reside in central Alberta and are legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Are not in receipt of Employment Insurance
  • Have little or no labour force attachment
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Frequently Asked Questions

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