WELCOME TO THE

Employment Resource Centre

Gateway connects job seekers and workplaces with resources required to build performance and inclusion. The future of work will be diverse and inclusive. We can help.

123 years

Combined total years of professional experience in the disability field

About ERC

Employment Resource Centre

Welcome to the Gateway Association Employment Resource Centre (ERC) serving the greater Calgary and Edmonton areas – Treaty 6 and Treaty 7 territories. Gateway serves job seekers and employers equally to build strong, diverse talent pools and a sustainable workforce. Whether you’re seeking a career that uses your talents and passion – or an employer seeking to build workplace diversity, inclusion and performance, Gateway offers the expertise and resources required.

In addition to direct employment inclusion and talent sourcing services, the Gateway to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Hub (GEDI-Hub) offers Alberta’s only EDI Resource Centre for Employers.

Click on the video below to see what our Employment Resource Centre is all about.

HOW WE HELP

Capacity-Building and Talent Matching

Job Seeker Support

Gateway works with job seekers to identify their talents, skills and passions – and then matches those job seekers to the workplaces that need them. We help job seekers identify, prepare for, seek, acquire and retain the jobs in which they can perform their best. For more information, visit Job Seeker Support.

Employer Support

Gateway offers a wide range of workplace diversity and inclusion resources including talent sourcing, onboarding support and EDI resources and consultation. We specialize in the ‘how-to’ part of workplace EDI and help employers to build engagement and attract talent. Visit Employer Support for more information.

Digital Inclusion

Gateway assists job seekers and employers as we prepare them for the employment process. We help build skills and confidence through our Gateway to Digital Inclusion mobile app and through workshops and training under the GTDI programs. To learn more, download our free mobile app today!

GATEWAY ASSOCIATION

Diverse and inclusive workplace cultures are critical to attracting talent and future-proofing your business. Gateway connects workplaces with the talent and resources they need to thrive.

EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES

Workshops for Job Seekers and Employers

SUCCESS STORIES

Testimonials

“Great workshop! Would definitely recommend it to others!”

— Workshop Participant, October 2021

“Such a warm & accepting environment.”

— Workshop Participant, October 2021

“[…] were very patient and kind, so thoughtful in your responses in the workshop.”

— Workshop Participant, October 2021

"[...] workshop through Gateway was AMAZING!”

— Workshop Participant, April 2021

“This is my first workshop. I no longer feel alone in trying to figure out how to continue to help [my child]. Thank you very, very much.”

— Workshop Participant, September 2021

“….my heart feels held after speaking with you….”

— Family/Caregiver, October 2021

“Thank you so much…for working on and sending us this wonderful document [Individual support plan]. I can see us using this all the time!! I better make a few hard-copies because I can see the paper wearing out!...”

— ISP Family/Caregiver, September 2021

“Thank you so much for meeting with……It was a real pleasure. We all enjoyed our time chatting with you both about [...] future…We are so thankful for organizations like Gateway Association-it's comforting to know we aren’t alone in this journey and that there are wonderful people willing to help….”

— ISP Family/Caregiver, September 2021

“It was also a pleasure meeting you and I appreciate your patience and thoughtfulness as we worked through [...] ISP goals and short term vision. I also really appreciate the lovely ISP you created….you really captured the essence of [...]!”

— ISP Family/Caregiver, September 2021

“….I wanted to thank you again for all your help for [...] ISP it went from this mild document showing very little needs to the true reality of the sincere needs and I could not have done this without your hard work and talent….”

— ISP Family/Caregiver, July 2021

“…..I am very pleased with the way everything went [ISP meeting], in fact, I think the meeting could not have gone better!....”

— ISP Family/Caregiver, August 2021

ONLINE LEARNING

Digital Community

Did you know Gateway Association offers a digital resource library for families and individuals looking for support in categories such as accessibility, employment, mental health, visioning and other support services? Check out our Digital Resource Library (coming soon).

DIGITAL COMMUNITY

Connect with our community support staff on our Gateway to Digital Inclusion mobile app. We have resources for staff, job seekers and families. 

Contact Us

Edmonton
10941-120 Street, #201
Edmonton, AB T5H 3R3
Tel: 780-454-0701

 

Calgary
1206-20 Ave SE
Calgary, AB T2G 1M8
Tel:  587-779-7888

 

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