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Toronto District School Board

Next-Steps Employment Centre, Downsview Site


Description
COVID19 --  all services and programs  offered remotely via  email, webinars and telephone support, visit website or email for information
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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


Employers can get help in identifying their human resource skill requirements, matching of position/workplace needs to participants' skills, capabilities, interests and experience, and support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support success and retention
Application Process
Call, drop in or email
  • 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.ontario.ca/employmentontario
Office
416-395-9559
Fax
416-395-9510
Website
Visit Website
Email
nsec-downsview@tdsb.on.ca
Languages
English
Contact
Erika Armstrong, Community Services Supervisor
Fees
None
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Designated parking
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Last Updated On
September 27, 2021
Address
3701 Chesswood Dr, Suite 100
Toronto, ON, M3J 2P6
Toronto District School Board Site Location: Downsview Site

Cross street: William R Allen Rd and Sheppard Ave W

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Hours of Operation
Mon
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Service Area(s)
Toronto