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YMCA GTA (Durham)

Ontario Employment Services, Pickering - Kingston Rd, Unit 16

Search Agency Service

Description
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
Better Jobs Ontario -- 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
Youth Job Connection
  • paid pre-employment training
  • job matching
  • paid job placements with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers
  • mentorship
  • education and work transitions supports
Youth Job Connection Summer
  • summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the year
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



Youth Job Connection -- Ontario residents 15-29 years who are eligible to work in Canada, unemployed, not attending school full time and experiencing multiple barriers to employment


Youth Job Connection Summer -- Ontario residents 15-18 years who intend to continue high school or go on to postsecondary education after the job placement * focus on those facing challenging life circumstances and at risk of experiencing poor transitions between education and work
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.ontario.ca/employmentontario
Office
905-427-7670
Fax
905-839-9687
Website
Visit Website
Email
jennifer.shand@ymcagta.org
Mailing Address
1550 Kingston Rd
Suite 16
Pickering, ON, L1V 1C3
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Linda Gibbs, Director
Email: linda.gibbs@ymcagta.org
General Manager
Samantha Teney
Email: samantha.teney@ymcagta.org
Fees
None
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
Information Durham
Last Updated On
December 1, 2022
Address
1550 Kingston Rd, Suite 16
Pickering, ON, L1V 1C3
Cross street: Valley Farm Rd and Kingston Rd; In the same plaza as Second Cup
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Hours of Operation
Mon
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tue
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wed
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thu
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fri
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

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