For the first time, The Owl Café in Ottawa is offering an employment internship program for young people on the autism spectrum. We have developed a unique intensive “Employability” training program that will provide interns with employment skills and a chance to begin developing a work history.
Developed for young people with Asperger Syndrome and Autism
Age: 14 years of age and up
Date: On going
Time: Monday to Friday (9:00 – 3:00 pm)
Location: The Owl Café Ottawa , 1140 Morrison Drive, Ottawa , ON
Transportation to and from the cafe is the responsibility of the individual or family.
- Hands on employment internship within a social-enterprise café setting
- On going employment support for length of the internship
- Employment training sessions around various job skills (Interview, Greetings, Dress, Focus, Mistakes, Preparation, Ask Questions, Directions, Stress, Responsive, Excel, Customers, Rules, On Time, Persistence, and more)
For registration and fees contact Suzanne Ford at (613) 266-3205 or 613-492-9000 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
“Intensive Internships Produce High Employment for Young People with Autism“ – Autism Speaks USA