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Cochrane District Social Services Administration Board
Ontario Employment Services, Cochrane Office

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Description
  • Provides comprehensive employment and job search services
  • Offers assessment of skills, interests and experience
  • Provides job search strategies, including resume preparation
  • Offers information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and training opportunities
  • Coordinates on-the-job training, work experience
  • Offers help in maintaining employment
  • Provides information and referral to other employment and community services
Second Career Program
  • Provides skills training and financial support for laid-off workers
Services for employers
  • Offers help in identifying human resource skills requirements
  • Provides matching of workplace needs to workers' skills, capabilities, interests and experience
  • Provides support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention
Canada-Ontario Job Grant
  • Provides financial support for individual employers to purchase training for their employees
  • Assistance available to small, medium and large businesses planning to deliver short-term training for existing or new employees
Youth Job Connection
  • Offers paid pre-employment training, job matching, paid job placements with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers
  • Also provides mentorship and education and work transitions supports
Youth Job Connection Summer
    Provides summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the year

Comments
Itinerant sites located in Iroquois Falls and Matheson
Eligibility
  • Anyone, including people with jobs, those who are under-employed, people looking for work, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals, employers
Assisted services
  • 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 is on those facing challenging life circumstances and at risk of experiencing poor transitions between education and work
Application Process
Call or drop inNote: 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
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible ; Ramp is available to front door but no automatic push button
Legal Status
(20) Regional Government
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On July 5, 2019

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