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About META Vocational Services Inc.

META Vocational Services is committed to client-centered employment and vocational rehabilitation services in a team-oriented environment. Our team offers a full range of vocational and employment services.

Our Mission and Vision

META provides employment services to help facilitate a more resilient, vibrant, and ever-changing community. We envision a community that supports competitive and diverse employment for all individuals. We will continue to transform while providing current resources that reflect all facets linked to career goals in order to make that vision come to life.

 

Our Values

Integrity / Ethics
We provide honest, quality service while maintaining and adhering to confidentiality.

Excellence
We provide prompt, courteous and superior customer service.

Respect
We are committed to fairness and compassion in our interactions with others.

Innovation
We support continuous self-development and improvement in our work.

Accessibility
We ensure the equality of all individuals, regardless of ethnic origin, race, gender, age or disability through equal access to resources and services.

Community Engagement
We actively engage the community and work collaboratively with other community service providers.

Leadership
We foster leadership and we use our expertise to influence positive social and economic change.

 

Services

  • Employment service provider for Employment Ontario to assist persons with disabilities
  • Approved service provider for Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) Employment Supports

 

 

Our Background

META has been working with employers and job seekers throughout the Quinte Region since 1981.

  • META was established in 1979, as a registered charity
  • Worked extensively with many corporations in assisting with company downsizing
  • Some of the services we have offered in the past include:
    • National pilot program to provide Job Finding Clubs for older workers
    • Canada Pension Plan, Vocational Rehabilitation Initiative
    • Canadian Agricultural Skills Service
    • Provincial Labour Adjustment services
    • Customized training for First Nations groups
    • Comprehensive vocational program for social assistance recipients

 

What Sets Us Apart

  • Client-focused service
  • Extensive knowledge of local labour market
  • Knowledge of disability accommodation
  • Matching employers with an experienced pool of candidates

 

Board of Directors

Chairperson – Deanna Dulmage

Treasurer – Gord Leverton

Secretary – Rosemary Rooke

Director – Luisa Bowry

Director – Nancy Roberts

Director – Bernie Boucher

Director – Bruce Maitland

Director – Gena Hughes

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Testimonials

“[I] feel gratitude towards META for being in [my current] position. Thank you to everyone who helped me directly or indirectly to achieve [my] goal.”
2014-04-17T17:34:50+00:00
“[I] feel gratitude towards META for being in [my current] position. Thank you to everyone who helped me directly or indirectly to achieve [my] goal.”
“thank you for all your help and kind words that helped me find my new career. My family and I are very blessed by all you have done. We all just wanted to say thank you.”
2014-04-17T17:36:19+00:00
“thank you for all your help and kind words that helped me find my new career. My family and I are very blessed by all you have done. We all just wanted to say thank you.”
“I [can] do [it] you can too. You have the best support system right here wanting to help you. What[ever] you need they will go far and beyond to teach, encourage & support you”…”Pleas[e] give them a hand. clap, clap, clap THEIR REWARDS ARE OUR SUCCESS.”
2014-04-17T17:36:58+00:00
“I [can] do [it] you can too. You have the best support system right here wanting to help you. What[ever] you need they will go far and beyond to teach, encourage & support you”…”Pleas[e] give them a hand. clap, clap, clap THEIR REWARDS ARE OUR SUCCESS.”
“I have to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to META. The staff in the Whitby Office goes far and beyond what would be expected from any centre that deals with unemployed”…”My counsellor has been there, building up my confidence and making me believe in myself.”
2014-04-10T15:10:48+00:00
“I have to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to META. The staff in the Whitby Office goes far and beyond what would be expected from any centre that deals with unemployed”…”My counsellor has been there, building up my confidence and making me believe in myself.”
“META has given me a new life at 55 years old”…”people with disabilities need special places and people such as META to turn to.”
2014-04-17T17:33:58+00:00
“META has given me a new life at 55 years old”…”people with disabilities need special places and people such as META to turn to.”

META Vocational Services is a proud member of
The Ontario Disability Employment Network
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