Foothills First – Catch the Rural Wave

Foothills SNAPS provides a variety of supports to individuals and families across age groups and pan-disability. They created the “Foothills First – Catch the Rural Wave” initiative through the Alberta Employment First Innovation Fund by Alberta Community and Social Services.

While Foothills SNAPS provides a variety of supports, Foothills First was specifically designed to welcome more individuals with disabilities into the workforce. The three components of this initiative are: to assist individuals with any type of disability to build pre-employment skills and find work, to provide businesses with the awareness and knowledge they require to hire inclusively, and to strengthen community commitment to inclusion.

Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MST

Length: 1 hour

Speakers: Orvella Small, Josh Bold, Carlie Willimont and Jude Heyland


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