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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

The staff continue to be helpful by checking in on my progress, assisting with problems that may arise...and are always there to answer questions and lend a helping hand. In future, if I do look for a new job for whatever reason, I know that I can count on META to assist me with finding a job that is right for me and providing the services I need to get me there. Past services I have used have failed to live up to my expectations and did not help in finding suitable employment that I was able to stay at for an extended period, so I am grateful for their hard work and dedication. Without them, I might still be unemployed or even somewhere that does not adequately support my needs in the workplace.
2017-07-25T12:12:59+00:00
The staff continue to be helpful by checking in on my progress, assisting with problems that may arise…and are always there to answer questions and lend a helping hand. In future, if I do look for a new job for whatever reason, I know that I can count on META to assist me with finding a job that is right for me and providing the services I need to get me there. Past services I have used have failed to live up to my expectations and did not help in finding suitable employment that I was able to stay at for an extended period, so I am grateful for their hard work and dedication. Without them, I might still be unemployed or even somewhere that does not adequately support my needs in the workplace.
“I want to thank you for all the help you provided to me in my employment search. It was your referral that landed me a job”…”you have given new meaning in life and I really appreciate everything you have done for me and my family. Thanks again.”
2014-04-17T17:36:33+00:00
“I want to thank you for all the help you provided to me in my employment search. It was your referral that landed me a job”…”you have given new meaning in life and I really appreciate everything you have done for me and my family. Thanks again.”
“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.”
“Thank you for picking up all the little pieces & putting them back together again, so many times this year. Can’t thank you enough”
2014-04-17T17:35:45+00:00
“Thank you for picking up all the little pieces & putting them back together again, so many times this year. Can’t thank you enough”
“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.”

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