Self Service Resource Area

Drop-In Resource Centre

Stop into one of Island Employment’s six locations to use our self-serve resource centre — no appointment necessary. To help support you, we have great resources all in one place, completely free of charge.

Our Resource Centres Offer:

  • Free Wi-Fi Hotspot access
  • Free photocopying, scanning and faxing
  • Labour market information
  • Career and training information
  • Phone access for job search
  • Newspaper subscriptions for job search
  • Basic computer skills booklets
  • Job board postings

Access the following software on all of our computers: 

  • Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) 
  • Anti-virus Software to Protect Documents 
  • WinWay Resume Creation Software
  • Mavis Beacon Typing Tutor Software

We also offer some additional productivity and accessible computer resources:

  • Height adjustable desks
  • Large 27 inch flat-screen monitor
  • Scanner / Document Camera / Reading Machine
  • Ergonomic and a large print high contrast keyboard  
  • Ergonomic mouse, trackball and track pad
  • Webcam and Headset Microphone   
  • Magnification software (Zoomtext)
  • Text to speech software (Word Q and Kurzweil)
  • Screen reading software (NVDA and JAWS)
  • Speech Recogntion Software (Dragon Professional)
  • Other language keyboards (French, Arabic, Chinese)
  • Braille Display