ODSP Employment Support

SMUN Employment Support Services

Our team of employment counsellors / job developers are available to assist people with disabilities to attain and retain employment.

A wide range of services and support is tailored specifically to meet individual needs and employment goals, both traditional and self-employment pathways.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Individuals who are 18 years of age or older who qualify for ODSP-ES
  • An individual does not need to be receiving ODSP income to qualify
  • Active participation in seeking, securing, and maintaining employment through collaboration is expected

What do we do?

  • Develop customized employment plans with clients based on their individual needs
  • Career decision making and exploration: identifying strengths, skills, interests and labour market conditions
  • Job search strategies and opportunities: Self marketing, employer outreach
  • Skill enhancement: pre-employment, job trials, placement, training, and on the job coaching
  • Support and exploration of alternative income opportunities including self-employment–owning and operating your own business