LEG Up! to Retail is here!
Registration is now open for the LEG Up! to Retail program in Guelph. Please see below for full details.
This course will prepare adults 18+ with a developmental disability for work in retail. After the course, each person will work with a Skills Trainer on their goal to find a job in the retail sector.
This course includes:
- 36-hour in-class learning (Wednesdays 9:30am-12:30pm and Thursdays 9:30am-12:30pm in-person at Action Read in Guelph)
- Job Coaching & Mental Health (Support in class & after)
- Hands-on skills check-up (at 2 or 3 different area sites)
- Practice interviews with an Employer
- Task & Milestone review
LEG Up! Course Outline
Work Relationships - Manage relationships with co-workers, managers and customers.
Workplace Rules - Learn about standards and policy and procedures of a retail workplace.
Work/Life Balance - Make and keep healthy habits from diet and exercise to rest and free time.
Workplace Math - Grow skills in order-picking, inventory and customer payments.
Dealing with Conflict - Handle hard problems calmly and find an answer.
Task Management - Create habits that work to follow and stay on task.
LEG Up! Details
When: November 9 - January 19, 2022
Cost: This program is free for participants.
Where: in person at Action Read at 8 Cork St E, Guelph, Ontario, N1H 2W8
Register: Contact Melissa Ireland and register by Nov 3, 2022 - Email: MelissaIreland@clgw.ca / Phone: 519-261-0522