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YMCA of Simcoe / Muskoka

Ontario Employment Services, Parry Sound - James St

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Description
COVID-19 Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, all workshops are temporarily suspended and the building is closed to the public. Staff are available to work with clients seeking support with resumes, cover letters and interview preparation via email, phone, and video conferencingComprehensive 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 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 supportsYouth Job Connection Summer -- summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the yearSecond Career Program -- skills training and financial support for laid-off workers 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 employeesServices 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
Hours of Operation
Mon 9 am-4:30 pm, Tue 9 am-6 pm, Wed-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
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 post secondary education after the job placement * focus on those facing challenging life circumstances and at risk of experiencing poor transitions between education and work

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 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/>
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
Community Connection, 211 Central East Region Contact Centre
Last Verified On
July 31, 2019