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Community Inclusion

Proudly Sponsored By Community Living Wallaceburg

Eligible individuals, organizations, or business incude those that:

  • Demonstrates their commitment to provide employment opportunities for people with significant barriers or disabilities.
  • Creates an inclusive workforce that results in a healthier community.

Select Finishing [Winner]

Select Finishing works with vendors around the globe to provide a one-stop service. As a custom coater, they offer a wide variety of coating and certifications covering a multitude of expertise. From powder coating to Class A Automotive base/clear finishes they can fulfill all of your coating needs. Not only are they certified in ISO 9001, AMMA 2604, AAMA2605, CARC, & the Controlled Goods Program, but they are also a Tier II supplier to GM, Ford, Chrysler, BMW, BRP, Electrolux and Caterpillar.

Select Finishing employs 190 people from the Wallaceburg and surrounding area. Over the past 2 years, with the help of their employees, they have contributed to local events such as the Christmas parade, the Lunch Box Program, and McDonalds McHappy Day here in Wallaceburg.

Select Finishing has recently partnered with the Employment Service program through Community Living to provide rewarding jobs for their clients. These new recruits have created not only a strong bond with Management and fellow coworkers, but they have also impacted their company through dedication and attention to detail. Select Finishing’s partnership with Employment Services Program has opened their eyes to better understand not only the importance of their work but also the need for local businesses to support this program.

Little Caesars Pizza – Wallaceburg

Since 2012, Little Caesars in Sarnia-Lambton/Kent area has partnered with different agencies to provide opportunities for those who are discriminated against and having trouble getting employment. Together with these agencies, they are dedicated to employing people who may not otherwise find employment or are met with bias within the workplace. These partnerships are an invaluable resource for their inclusive recruitment; Goodwill Career Centre, Lambton College Summer Job Services, Community Living St. Clair College-Ontario works and Strathroy Community Employment. They have always been committed to fair and accessible employment practices and the diversity of their employees reflect that commitment. The majority of all their employees are under 25 years of age, and owner Kathleen Mundy hopes that by learning to embrace diversity at this influential age an inclusive mindset will continue for years to come. When Kathleen had the opportunity to shape the corporate culture of her company, she was insistent on her stores being inclusive and has taught all of her team members to be welcoming, open-minded, and non-judgemental. She has dedicated herself and her company to providing inclusive employment opportunities for everyone who strives to their full potential.

“STAR” Janitorial Services (Mark Krol)

“STAR” Janitorial Services provides professional cleaning and maintenance services to the business community. Owner/President Mark Krol owns multiple business and works to hire people who face various barriers that make it difficult to find steady and competitive employment. Through these hiring practices he has given many an opportunity to experience work and afford a stable lifestyle. They also work with Community Living Wallaceburg and their various employment programs and encourage others to do the same.