The Contract Services program provides employment opportunities for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment. Individuals can pursue several areas of employment such as:
Contract Services is partially funded by United Way and currently operates in Edmonton. Contract Services is designed to serve individuals that are not able to access typical government funding for services such as PDD (Persons with Development Disabilities). However, if the fit is correct, any individual with a disability or barrier can be accommodated.
Some examples of barriers to employment that are commonly seen in the program are:
This program enables these individuals to perform their various work responsibilities in an accommodating and low stress environment where they have the option to work individually or as part of a team.
Individuals who participate in this program will enjoy the feeling of fulfillment that comes from gaining and maintaining employment while earning a competitive wage. They are set up for success, and many of our current individuals have maintained employment with Contract Services for several years.
“I encourage them to treat this as their business. This business is successful because the individuals who are employed here take ownership and pride in their work.” Manager Contract Services
Contract Services is a social enterprise. It is a business that provides services for its customers, while providing employment for those with disabilities and barriers.
“The MacEwan mailroom called to congratulate me on such a professional sorting job on our mailout. I told them that you and your team were responsible, and wanted to let you know what a great job you did!” Shirley, MacEwan University
As a business, contract services provide cost effective solutions to everyday business needs. It is your single source for assembly and packing requirements. Staff is ready to support your packaging and assembly requirements. We can provide services in the following categories:
Working with Goodwill Industries of Alberta Contract Services offers price stability and reliable production. We have experience with assembly of sample kits, mail production, and many other items and services.
Our workforce is experienced, efficient and focused on customer satisfaction. By outsourcing with Goodwill Industries of Alberta Contract Services, businesses have saved space and labour costs while their products are prepared at a competitive price in our assembly space.
Our clients include:
|Alberta Professional Outfitters Society||Hughes Petroleum Products|
|Kane Elevators||Cougar Tools|
|City Neon||Mister Transmission|
|West Star Signs||Thermo King|
Edmonton 780-944-1414 ext 80801