Jobs Plus is a non-profit organization located at 1123 Grandview Avenue in Saint John, NB. Our center is an NBASSE agency and follows the Employment & Support Services Program (DSP/ESSP) Standards of the Department of Social Development. Our center’s main objective is to promote and support our Individuals in becoming more independent in all areas of their lives We feel that building self-confidence is the key to enhancing a person’s level of independence.
What We Do
Jobs Plus has been recognized as an industry leader with the employment first initiative. At Jobs Plus, we are helping those who have the desire to be employed bridge the gap from skills training to paid employment. Our employment first programs are in line with the most current DSP/ESSP Standards, this allows our individuals the opportunity to be trained and given the tools needed for confidence and obtain paid successful employment. In addition to our employment programming, Jobs Plus provides social skills training and daily activities for our participants on a full-time basis. Our projects and programs are broken down into small teachable steps to allow for maximum participation by all.
We offer many programs which are developed and implemented to increase employability through maintaining and improving ones’ essential skills. We offer many programs such as:
Food and health
Integration into employment
Individualized programs based on needs
One of the major objectives of our center is to promote and support our Individuals in obtaining employment and becoming more independent in all areas of their lives. Our role is to facilitate successful employment through:
Job readiness training
Health & Safety training
In House Development
Our center is involved in many projects and is able to offer many products and/or services to the greater Saint John community. This in house service program is used in combination with our job skill training programs. Some of the Services we offer are:
Envelope Stuffing & Sealing
Labelling, Folding, Collating
National Distribution Guide Pre-sort (Canada Post)
We also offer a rag cutting service allowing participants hands on handling skills: 1.5 lb & 25lb boxes of rags