Back in Motion Warehousing Program

Warehouse Jobs for People with disabilities.

About the Warehousing Program

woman working in warehouse

A unique opportunity for individuals with disabilities, who are interested in working in warehousing. Get an in-depth view of potential job tasks in a live simulated warehouse environment.

Back in Motion will work closely with Referring Agencies providing the following services:

Recruit individuals with disabilities, who express an interest in warehousing roles

Complete an initial screen to determine suitability

Perform Work Simulation Assessments, consisting of a real-world timed simulation exercise in Back in Motion’s warehouse (simulating job requirements including scanning, sorting and picking packages of various sizes)

Assist individuals with the employer’s application process, and prepare them for an interview

If successful in gaining employment, Back in Motion will provide varied levels of support through Job Coaching and provide follow-up feedback.

Work Simulation Options


  • A four hour assessment with a full comprehensive report
  • Simulate potential job hazards that could be expected on the job specific to the employer and best prepare individuals
  • Assess strength and physical capacity
  • Simulation of job tasks in timed exercises
  • Determines suitability and sustainability for the job leading to a stronger job match

Comprehensive Warehouse Training

  • Includes 3 sessions
  • Overview of warehousing, safety training, work simulation and 2 job training sessions
  • Additional recommendations throughout sessions to improve participant’s skillset
  • Opportunity for participant to further practice and gain a better understanding of job tasks
  • Evaluation and support in different learning styles throughout assessment
  • Providing more opportunity for stronger job matching


  • Person with a Disability
  • Express interest in Warehousing Work
  • Ability to lift 25lbs repeatedly and 49lbs occasionally
  • Physically fit
  • Sort, scan and place packages onto pallets and shelves
  • Standing tolerance for a full shift

If you are unsure if you meet the eligibility, contact us and our team will help you.

Get In Touch

Richmond: 110-6651 Elmbridge Way, Richmond, V7C5C2

We also offer another program for persons with disabilities. Check out if you are eligible!

How to Refer Clients?

If you have PWD clients that have an inclination to work in the warehouse industry, or if you are interested in learning more about our program, email:

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Program Testimonials

Read what some of our program graduates have to say about the Warehousing Program.

“I would recommend this orientation as it shows job seekers attention to detail, concentration, memory and motor skills”