Hotelworx Program

Youth Sector-Based Transition to Employment Program

Logo starts with "Hotelworx" centred and in all caps above a gold circle that features a black outline of a front desk bell, to the left of the bell is a grey outline of a hand sending an airplane through the air. Underneath these images is the phrase "A RISE Program Offering" also in caps.
Image features two individuals in business suits talking to customers on the phone at a reception desk.
Photo includes an individual in a kitchen setting holding a dishwasher tray of dishes.
Photo includes two restaurant servers who are wearing white button up shirts, grey vests, and black ties. They are communicating with one another, with one server holding menus and the other holding a stack of plates and napkins.
Are you 18-30 years old?
Do you identify as having a disability(ies)?
Do you live in the Halifax area?
Are you struggling to find a job in the hospitality industry that's right for you?

We can help - apply for Hotelworx today! 

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Program Details 

  • 20-week PAID transition to employment program
  • For youth who have a strong interest working in the hospitality industry
  • Important Dates:
  1. November 1: In person interviews begin
  2. November 8 -16: individual participant assessments  
  3. November 21: classroom-based training starts
  4. February 21, 2023: job placements begin 
  • As a Hotelworx team member you will:
    • Gain technical, essential, and employability skills so you successfully enter the hospitality sector in housekeeping, front desk / guest services, or food and beverage jobs.
    • Explore hospitality careers that are based on your skills and interests
    • Finish Hotelworx with a job placement that works for you and will lead you to employment
    • On-the-job coaching so you can succeed
    • And so much more!

Testimonials:

"Youth with disabilities should take a program like Hotelworx because it allows them to get work experience."

"I learned how to work with others in different ways while on the job."

"When I started working, I had more confidence because the people who hired me gave me the chance to work."

Have questions? Reach out to us at hotelworx@ilns.ca or 902-453-0004. 

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