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Counselling Services

You don’t have to be alone in job hunting. Let our counsellors assist you with:

  • Employment assessment and counselling
  • Job readiness preparation (resume, cover letter, job search, job application preparation, mock interview, etc.)
  • Job opportunities not posted online.

Paid Training Opportunities

Ontario Job Creation Partnerships provides work experience to unemployed job seekers within projects that benefit the community or local economy. At the end of their participation, participants in the pro- gram will have recent work experience and additional skills to add to their résumés, increasing their chances of successfully finding long-term employment.

Who can apply?
Job seekers who are unemployed can apply to participate if they meet one of the following conditions:

  • They established a claim for Employment Insurance benefits or their Employment Insurance benefit peri- od ended within the past three years.
  • They established a claim for Employment Insurance maternity or parental benefits and were paid bene- fits within the past five years, and are re-entering the labour force after having left it to care for new-born or newly adopted children.On-site assistant to help you with job application and online testing related issues

Special Services for 15-29 Years Old - Youth Job Link

Youth Job Link is designed to help youth, including students, aged 15 to 29, who do not face significant barriers to employment, but who could benefit from some extra help to plan their careers and transition to the labour market.

What kind of help?

  • Career exploration services to increase knowledge of career options and support career decision making
  • Career management services to improve readiness for the labour market
  • Job search, readiness and matching assistance to connect youth with employers offering employment opportunities, including summer jobs.

Back to School

Second Career Program

Second Career program is for laid-off unemployed workers for which skills training is the most appro- priate intervention to transition them into high-skill, demand occupations in the local labour market.

What kind of support is available?
Up to $28,000 to support tuition, books, travel and basic living al- lowance.

Who can apply?
Laid-off unemployed workers (can be active EI claimants, EI Reachback or non-EI eligible)



Training with Employer’s Support (Canada-Ontario Job Grant)

The Canada-Ontario Job Grant will provide direct financial support for employers who wish to pur- chase training for their workforce. It requires a cost-shared training investment by employers to qualify for the government grant.

Who can be trained?

  • Employed individuals must be identified by their employer
  • Unemployed individuals must also be sponsored by an employer, demonstrated through a permanent or conditional offer of employment.
  • An individual must not be participating in full-time training or education or any other government training intervention that offers funding support for same tuition, books or other training related costs (e.g., Second Career).

Job Readiness Training

Join in our small group or individual training sessions to learn: Resume and cover letter writing techniques Job search strategies Interview skills Training with Employer’s Support Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHIMS). Youth Employment Success Strategies

Need to Hire

Let us help you find the right person

Recruitment Assistance

We know you are busy. Let us assist you with:

  • Online job posting
  • Candidate pool with global talent
  • Prescreen
  • Job fairs

Financial Support for On-Job Training

Work with our Job Developers to gain the access to government programs and grants.

  • Recruitment and new-hiring training support — Employer Incentives
  • Apprenticeship Host — Employer Signing Bonus

Resources and Training

Are you familiar with labour laws and regulations in Ontario? We offer the following info sessions:

  • Health and Safety at Work
  • Employment Standards Act
  • Screening and Selection

Need To Train

How We Can Help

Canada-Ontario Job Grant

The Canada-Ontario Job Grant will provide direct financial support for employers who wish to purchase training for their workforce. It requires a cost-shared training investment by employers to.

Who can be trained?

  • Employed individuals must be identified by their employer
  • Unemployed individuals must also be sponsored by an employer, demonstrated through a permanent

An employer must:

  • Make minimum cash and in-kind contributions towards training costs
  • Employ the individual selected for training. If the employer has hired an unemployed individual to fill a vacancy, the offer of employment can be conditional upon the individual having completed training and subject to the employer’s regular probationary period
  • Be licensed to operate in Ontario;
  • Be applying for training that is delivered in Ontario and is related to a job that is also located in Ontario
  • Comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Employment Standards Act
  • Maintain appropriate Workplace Safety and Insurance Board or private workplace safety insurance coverage
  • Have adequate third party general liability insurance as advised by its insurance broker
  • Comply with all applicable federal and provincial human rights legislation, regulations, and any other relevant standards

Training Providers must be one of the following third-party providers:

  • Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology
  • Publicly assisted universities
  • School boards
  • Private trainers operating in compliance with the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005
  • Product vendors with manufacturer-recognized training certifications (e.g. Microsoft software, Cisco Systems, etc.)
  • Union-based training centres

Training duration:

Training must not exceed one year in duration.

Shared-cost

Are you familiar with labour laws and regulations in Ontario? We offer the following info sessions:

  • Employers with 50 or fewer employees who are training incumbent workers are required to contribute a minimum one-third towards the training costs of each individual participating in training funded through the grant. A minimum of one-half of their 1/3 contribution must be in cash and applied towards eligible training costs.
  • Employers with 50 or fewer employees who are training and hiring unemployed individuals are eligible for up to $15 000 per trainee and are not required to make a minimum contribution to training costs for training funded through the grant.
  • Employers with over 50 employees are required to make minimum one-third cash contributions towards eligible training costs.