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Project SEARCH Information Nights – February 29 and March 7

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Project SEARCH Information Nights – February 29 and March 7

project search info sessionIn 1996, Project SEARCH was launched at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Centre. Project SEARCH is a unique, business-led, one-year, transition-to-work program for young people with developmental or intellectual disabilities.

The main objective is to prepare students for employment with job skills training through a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on career training. This program takes place entirely at the workplace.

Join us in-person or online at Project SEARCH Information Nights! Learn how youth with disabilities can become involved in this unique transition to work internship program for the 2024-25 school year.

Click here to register for an upcoming session.

Thursday, February 29, 2024

7 to 8 p.m.

In person at the HWDSB Education Centre
20 Education Court, Hamilton

Thursday, March 7, 2024

7 to 8 p.m.

Virtual meeting taking place online
Microsoft Teams

Learn about Project SEARCH benefits such as:

  • Non-paid internships at the host business site
  • Competitive, transferable and marketable job skills
  • Increased confidence and self-esteem
  • Work-based individualized coaching, instruction, and feedback from the Project SEARCH Teacher, Skills Trainers, and business staff
  • Connections to community employment supports

Students and families can visit the Project SEARCH webpage for more information. The deadline to submit an application for 2024-25 is March 20, 2024.

Updated on Thursday, February 22, 2024.
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