Accelerating Possibilities Program, supported by TD

Attend an upcoming Information & Intake Session

At 815 Danforth Avenue (Danforth between Pape and Donlands)

At 1533 Victoria Park (Victoria Park and Eglinton in Value Village Plaza)

 

Workshops at 815 Danforth Ave (click a link to learn more and register):

Build Your Online Presence (Two-Day Session)

LinkedIn Part 1: Create an Build an Effective Profile

Grants Information Session

LinkedIn Part 2: Optimize your Profile for Job Search Success

How to Learn Online

Budgeting and Money Management During Income Gaps

 

Workshops at 1533 Victoria Park (click a link to learn more and register):

Build Your Online Presence (Two-Day Session)

LinkedIn Part 1: Create an Build an Effective Profile

Grants Information Session

LinkedIn Part 2: Optimize your Profile for Job Search Success

How to Learn Online

Budgeting and Money Management During Income Gaps

 

TD’s Accelerating Possibilities by WoodGreen: Creating Sustainable Pathways to Success in a Changing Landscape is a multi-faceted initiative to decrease income volatility and optimize employment for mid-career workers.

Technology change and the rise of the gig economy are leaving many mid-career workers behind, unable to compete successfully for employment opportunities due to missing skills, resources and strategies.

Accelerating Possibilities is a fast, flexible and free program funded by TD Bank.

 

Core components:

  • Digital skills assessment and training
  • Online and classroom courses on digital, financial and job search skills and strategies, including access to thousands of online courses
  • Financial support for technology, savings and transportation
  • Employment counselling, financial counselling and tax services

Benefits for clients:

  • Become more competitive for work that matches their education, experience and salary level
  • Gain essential digital skills to:
    • Be highly visible and attractive to employers/recruiters online
    • Get training and credentials online for free
    • Network and build online relationships leading to more opportunities
  • Become more financially prepared for gaps in income and work uncertainty
  • Understand the gig labour market and digital economy so they can be more effective and successful within it
  • Learn to competitively find work through short term jobs (as needed), upskilling and reskilling, gaining experience and promoting themselves more effectively
  • Obtain valuable supports for technology, savings and transportation

Program locations:  815 Danforth Ave., 989 Danforth Ave. and 1533 Victoria Park Ave.

Eligibility criteria: Accelerating Possibilities is designed for individuals who are:

  • 30-59 years of age;
  • legally able to work in Canada
  • experienced in office work; looking for an office job, such as in information technology, marketing, sales, administration, finance accounting and customer service
  • English language level CLB 6-7+
  • unemployed or underemployed.

 

 

RELATED PROGRAMS


PROGRAM NAME DESCRIPTION LOCATION
Financial Empowerment Self-Help Resources

Resources to help with income tax, budget and money management, savings tools, credit and debt, and bank and financial services.

Contact for more information
Free Income Tax Clinic

WoodGreen Community Services provides year-round tax clinics for low-income people, including dealing with years past. Appointments are needed, so contact us.

815 Danforth Avenue