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YMCA of Greater Toronto

Employment - Ontario Employment Services, Etobicoke Albion Road 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
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

Residency Requirements: Etobicoke
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
416-741-8714
Fax
416-741-8903
Website
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Email
memberservices@ymcagta.org
Mailing Address
Albion Centre; 1530 Albion Rd
Unit 83
Toronto, ON, M9V 1B4
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Erica Taylor, General Manager
Fees
None
Documents Required
Contact for information
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms * designated parking
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Last Updated On
June 16, 2021
Address
Albion Centre; 1530 Albion Rd, Unit 83
Toronto, ON, M9V 1B4
Intersection: Albion Rd and Finch Ave W;
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Hours of Operation
COVID-19 -- service hours may be modifiedRegular hours Mon, Wed, Fri 8:30 am-5 pm, Tue, Thu 8:30 am-8 pm, Sat 10 am-2 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Etobicoke
  • Etobicoke Central
  • Etobicoke North
  • Etobicoke South