Thank you for your interest in It’s Your Shift - an innovative training and awareness program for the prevention of sexual harassment and violence.

Training Update:

It’s Your Shift was developed by the Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA) in partnership with the Ontario Tourism Education Corporation (OTEC) and Tourism HR Canada (THRC). Pilot funding for this exclusive hospitality training program ended March 31st, 2019.

To enable hospitality professionals and organizations to have one last opportunity to utilize this program we have extended availability until April 30th, 2019. If you are interested in completing the training, or bringing this training to your organization, please contact OTEC for registration instructions. Space is limited!

Contact: Emma Dixon at or 416.622.1975 ext. 245

About the Program:

This exclusive hospitality training program for creating a safe and welcoming work environment, consists of two online learning modules and includes case studies on successful industry practices. Frontline and management teams will be equipped with the knowledge and up to date resources they need to implement safe intervention practices.

Make The Shift: This module will introduce why sexual harassment and violence is harmful and what an employee can do about it. It further outlines the key steps to becoming a SHIFT Champion by exploring the SHIFT model. Make the Shift is intended for frontline hospitality professionals.

Lead The Shift: In this module managers or supervisors will learn why sexual harassment and violence is harmful to your organization and what an employer can do about it. It further outlines the key steps to becoming a SHIFT Leader by exploring the SHIFT model to help support the shift in culture to a workplace of zero tolerance of sexual harassment. Lead the Shift is intended for hospitality managers and owner operators.



Contact OTEC to learn about training options for your organization.

Sherry Sibio
Vice President, Client Solutions
416.622.1975 ext. 212