Looking for an upper hand?
Get ready to jump start your career!

The Upper Shelf is an internship program that provides job training in the field of warehouse management through interactive workshops.
The Upper Shelf is designed to support those facing poverty and instability in their lives due to socio-economic, mental health, and other circumstantial factors. 

You Will Learn

  • Inventory management
  • Donation sorting
  • Effective tracking methods
  • Safety protocols and procedures
  • Teamwork and leadership


You Will Receive

  • On-the-job training
  • One-on-one case management
  • Career counselling
  • WHIMIS training
  • First Aid/Safety certification
  • Heavy lifting training
  • Working at Heights training
  • And more!

The Jesse Diamond Internship

Successful applicants to the Upper Shelf Internship Program and the Recipe for Success Internship Program are automatically sponsored through The Jesse Diamond Internship.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Currently unemployed
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Strong interest in finding employment in the field of warehouse management
  • Ability to engage and commit to full 4-months of program

Program Info

Upcoming session: November 4 – February 28, 2025

Program length: 4 months

Hours: 3-hr shifts twice per week

Stipend: $53 per shift



Are you an Ve’ahavta program alumnus? If so, you can refer new prospective clients to apply to Ve’ahavta’s Training or Internship programs: Building Foundations for Women (BFW), Ve’ahavta Skills Academy (VSA), Upper Shelf Inventory Management Internship, or Recipe for Success Training/Internship Program, and receive $25 for each successful referral!

NOTE: The referee must complete the application process, but they don’t need to be accepted into a program in order for you to receive your fee.


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