Alberta partnership aims to help unpaid caregivers find flexible jobs

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Bev Betkowski

A new project is launching that taps into University of Alberta research to help unpaid caregivers find jobs that fit their challenging schedules and responsibilities.

U of A researcher Janet Fast is sharing years of study findings with Caregivers Alberta and MatchWork, an Edmonton tech startup, to help carers find meaningful work.

Together they’re creating a new module geared to the needs of working carers for MatchWork, whose cloud-based software platform already includes technology to identify work opportunities and connect other marginalized groups experiencing barriers to work, such as people with disabilities, newcomers, and pregnant and parenting teens.

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University of Alberta