Mentoring/Job Shadowing

Mentorship and job shadowing programs connect new employees/participants of community agencies with hands on work experience. This helps develop a deeper understanding of workplace culture and help participants develop as employees. Experiences on the job help identify areas for further skill development and can help direct individuals along their future career path.

Retail Skills Employment Training (Certificate)

Program Overview
Completing the training will provide individuals with skills essential for retail sales and customer service for work in clothing stores, grocery stores, book stores, shoe stores, corner stores, gas bars, etc. It will also give participants with skills transferable to other sectors, including call centres and the food service industry.
Practical Skills Training (150 hours) Full day classroom instruction with College of North Atlantic Instructor at New Hope Community Centre .

Two Roads Career Program

Target Clients:
-People with barriers to employment/education who are interested in pursuing
career and/or academic goals.  Must be 16 years of age or older. 
-On or at risk of excessing Income Support

Outreach workers are available to meet with clients individually to identify goals and assess for eligibility for Murphy Centre and other community programs/services.  Also responsible for promotion and community development.

  • Ongoing central intake

Mentoring Link

Through the support and guidance of a volunteer mentor, the Mentoring Link program provides newcomers an opportunity to become familiar with Canadian workplace culture, learn about the requirements to work in their field in Canada, and to gain an appreciation of their marketability from an employer's perspective.

Occupation-specific mentoring is an effective tool in providing access to information, professional counselling and networking opportunities.

Target Clients: 

Immigrants and refugees

Strategic Transitions & Employment Partnerships (STEP) Career Training Placements

Job Maintenance/Transitioning Support for Immigrants

AXIS Career Services connects immigrants and local employers through a number of programs, namely Internship Placement Program (IPP), Strategic Transitions & Employment Partnerships (STEP) Career Training Placements, and Mentoring Link.

Target Clients: 

Immigrants and refugees

Building Maintenance Worker (Certificate)

A 12-week non-credit certificate program which provides training in practical skills and commercial cleaning procedures for a variety of settings. The training reflects performance and knowledge standards required in the industry and emphasizes practical application of skills.  Program includes: 6 weeks classroom/practical instruction by College of North Atlantic Instructor/industry expert, 3 weeks classrom instruction in personal development  by College of North Atlantic Instructor plus 3 week  work exposure and job shadowing.


Target Clients: 

30 -64 year olds, receiving income support and grade 10 education or mature student status based on pre-evaluation tools outcomes. Income Support Recipients who are 18-29 are also considered. 

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