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YMCA of Greater Toronto

Newcomers - Ontario Employment Services, North York Dufferin Street Centre


Description
COVID-19 Update --  all employment services offered remotely at this time; in-person meetings temporarily on hold during the province-wide Stay at Home order

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Comprehensive employment and job search services
  • assessment of skills, interests and experience
  • job search strategies, including resume preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and training opportunities
  • on-the-job training, work experience
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services
Second Career Program -- skills training and financial support for laid-off workers

Services for employers -- help in identifying human resource skills requirements
  • matching of workplace needs to workers' skills, capabilities, interests and experience
  • support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention
Canada-Ontario Job Grant -- financial support for individual employers to purchase training for their employees
  • available to small, medium and large businesses planning to deliver short-term training for existing or new employees
Eligibility
Self-service information and resources -- anyone, including people with jobs, those who are under-employed, people looking for work, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals, employers
Assisted services (such as supported job search, job matching and placement, job retention services) -- people who are unemployed and out of school
Application Process
Call or drop in * for general information on Employment Ontario services call the toll-free Employment Ontario Contact Centre at 1-800-387-5656 (TTY 1-866-533-6339) or visit www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario/
Phone
416-635-9622
Fax
416-630-0517
Website
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Mailing Address
4580 Dufferin St
2nd Fl
Toronto, ON, M3H 5Y2
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Dunja Metikos, General Manager
Email: dunja.metikos@ymcagta.org
Fees
None
Documents Required
Contact for information
Accessibility
Easy access to elevator ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
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Last Updated On
June 16, 2021
Address
4580 Dufferin St, 2nd Fl
Toronto, ON, M3H 5Y2
Intersection: Dufferin St and Finch Ave W;
YMCA of Greater Toronto Site Location: North York Dufferin Street Centre
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Hours of Operation
COVID-19 -- service hours may be modifiedRegular hours Mon, Wed 8:30 am-8 pm, Tue, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-5 pm, Sat 10 am-2 pm
Service Area(s)
Toronto