Canadian Hearing Society - Timmins

Site: Timmins Office

Service: Employment Services for Job Seekers

Description & Services
Description (Service) As of March 5, 2017, unionized workers with the Canadian Hearing Society are on strike. Call first to confirm services. Please refer to http://www.chs.ca/information-about-labour-disruption-chs for further information and details around specific service disruptions.

Provides employment consultants that provide personalized employment counselling and provide help with: 
  • Job search challenges related to hearing loss 
  • Career planning 
  • Resume and cover letter services 
  • Leads and referrals to potential job opportunities 
  • Preparing for interviews 
  • Arranging an interpreter or live translation of speech to text (CART) for interviews
 
Offers additional on the job support by working with the individual and the employer to: 
  • Find assistive technology and communication devices 
  • Identify and implement appropriate workplace accommodations for a barrier-free work environment 
  • Provide communication workshops for co-workers
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Cochrane District
Eligibility Individuals who are oral deaf, culturally deaf, hard of hearing and deafened
Application Call for information
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL) - Langue des Signes Québécoises (LSQ) -- limited
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-268-0771
TTY Phone 1-877-872 0580
Fax 705-268-4598
E-Mail afleury@chs.ca
Website www.chs.ca
Located In Community Timmins
Address 20 Wilcox St
Timmins, ON P4N 3K6
 
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Intersection Wilcox Ave and Algonquin Blvd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN);Ministry of Community and Social Services