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YMCA of Greater Toronto - Employment

Ontario Employment Services, Bayview Avenue YMCA Centre

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Description
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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

Better Jobs Ontario
Skills training and financial support for laid off workers
  • training program must demonstrate good job prospects
  • financial support based on need, may include tuition, instructional costs, books, transportation and/or a basic living allowance

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
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



Better jobs Ontario
  • laid off individuals who are currently unemployed
  • individuals from low-income households experiencing labour market challenges



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 high school students 15-18 years intending to stay in, or return to 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 ; 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
905-780-9622
Fax
905-780-8299
Website
Visit Website
Email
yorkjobs@ymcagta.org
Mailing Address
Bayview Avenue YMCA Centre; 10610 Bayview Ave
Unit 12
Richmond Hill, ON, L4C 3N8
Canada
Languages
English
Fees
None
Documents Required
Contact for information
Accessibility
Automatic doors; accessible washrooms and meeting spaces
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
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Last Updated On
September 27, 2022
Address
Bayview Avenue YMCA Centre, 10610 Bayview Ave, Unit 12
Richmond Hill, ON, L4C 3N8
Cross streets: Bayview Ave and Elgin Mills Rd E


YMCA of Greater Toronto - Employment Site Location: Bayview Avenue YMCA Centre

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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)
York Region