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Epilepsy Services for Employers

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Become an employer partner with Epilepsy Toronto!

Not only do we provide a range of services to people living with epilepsy and other seizure disorders, we also provide services and assistance to potential employers. Our focus is on job acquisition, recruitment and retention support, professional development and more.

If you have any questions regarding our services, please do no hesitate to reach out to us. You can contact:

Jesse Preston, Employment Specialist   jesse@epilepsytoronto.org | 416-964-9095

Michelle Edmunds, Job Developer   michelle@epilepsytoronto.org | 416-964-9095

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                                                     WHO YOU ARE

You are an employer that sees your business as a vital part of your community.

You want your workplace to reflect the community it serves.

You want to support your employees and strive to provide a more inclusive and diverse workplace.

You understand that people with disabilities possess skills and experiences that can offer employers a competitive edge, and they will strengthen and benefit your business.

OUR SERVICES

Recruitment & Retention Support

First, we want to meet you understand your business needs! From there, we will create a customized approach for mutual benefit. This often begins with recruitment which can include access to our pre-screened pool of  qualified candidates, educational support, training, and ongoing assistance and support with implementing workplace accommodations.

  • Referrals of pre-screened candidates
  • Return to work planning
  • Accommodation consultations
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Professional Development

We offer free professional development opportunities to companies and businesses. In addition to educational services for you and your workforce, we offer customized solutions to support customers, employees, employers, or even vendors with epilepsy. We would love to connect with you and discuss how epilepsy/disability knowledge can enhance your business.

  • Epilepsy@work (AODA Recognized) 
  • Lunch and Learns (Epilepsy 101/ Neurological Disabilities)
  • AMA (Ask Me Anything about Epilepsy) 
  • How to support customers/stakeholders with epilepsy

Networking & Collaborations

We offer opportunities to share resources, meet new professionals, and promote your business as a member of an inclusive-focused community.

  • Mentoring (Traditional Mentoring/Speed Mentoring)
  • Professional networking opportunities
  • Industry interviews
  • Focus groups
  • Committees
  • Promoting your company/services
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Employer Testimonies

If you have any questions regarding our services, please do no hesitate to reach out to us. You can contact:

Jesse Preston, Employment Specialist | jesse@epilepsytoronto.org | 416-964-9095

Michelle Edmunds, Job Developer | michelle@epilepsytoronto.org | 416-964-9095

RESOURCES

ODEN

Discover Ability Network

Lime Connect 

Career Edge

Job Ability

Supported Employment Alliance

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