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  • The Drop-In welcomes young people ages 12 and up and their friends.
    April 4, 2017
  • Mothers of current/active ErinoakKids clients are invited to join our bi-weekly discussion groups.
    April 6, 2017
  • Come out and try bikes and trikes for all ages!
    April 6, 2017
  • Learn how to define behaviour
    April 6, 2017

Taking Care of Business

Taking Care of Business (TCOB) enables young people to develop pre-vocational skills while developing and implementing a business plan. Participants are challenged to create and run a food service business to serve ErinoakKids staff. This provides an excellent opportunity for youth to explore individual interests and continue their journey towards independence.
 
Each participant will:
  • apply for jobs in food preparation, money management or marketing;
  • be encouraged to set their own goals and work toward them with guidance and support from ErinoakKids staff and volunteers;
  • have the opportunity to develop skills in the areas of teamwork, communication, organization, money management, shopping, meal preparation and computer use.
 
Each participant should:
  • be seeing an ErinoakKids occupational therapist who recommends this camp;
  • have the ability to participate in a group setting including group discussions, following directions, attending to a task and problem solving;
  • demonstrate basic literacy, math and organizational skills;
  • be motivated to develop employment skills;
  • have an interest in applying for one of the above mentioned job opportunities.
Age: 14 – 18
 
Dates:
July 10 – 21 (10 sessions; excludes Civic Holiday Monday)
 
Locations and times:
Mississauga: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. ErinoakKids 2277 South Millway

Program fee: $50 for materials
 
Last Modified: 2/22/2017 2:05:40 PM
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