The David C. Onley Initiative (DCOI) is looking to make connections with one or two current students and/or recent graduates who would be comfortable being featured on the #AbleTo campaign website.

What are they looking for?

  1. A student with visible or non-visible disability who are able to talk about their experiences and interactions with employment.
    Or a student about to graduate, who can talk about their direct experience job seeking.
  2. A graduate or alumni who can talk about the advice they would give to younger students with disabilities looking to find work experience or permanent employment.
    Or a recent graduate who can talk about their direct experience job seeking.

Why the emphasis on job seeking?

The DCOI will have a spokesperson identified for media opportunities. It would also be ideal if the candidates are bilingual, (asset, not deal-breaker). All candidates will be considered, with an emphasis on representing multiple Ottawa post-secondary institutions.

When: Video interviews to be scheduled before Thanksgiving.

For more information or to apply contact Julie, at or Charlotte, at