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Northwest Employment Works

Ontario Employment Services - Full Suite

Search Agency Service

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
Better Jobs Ontario
  • 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 services, 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
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
  • 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 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/page/employment-ontario
Office
807-223-4006
Fax
807-223-5242
Web Site
https://www.northwestworks.ca/
Email
newdryden@confederationcollege.ca
Languages
English
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Nonprofit - Incorporated
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 30, 2022
Address
30 Earl Ave
Dryden, ON, P8N 1X5
Located on Earl Ave near King St
Open in Google Maps
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1800
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Wed 8:30 am-6 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Dryden
  • Eagle Lake First Nation
  • Migisi Sahgaigan
  • Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation
  • Sioux Lookout
  • Vermilion Bay
  • Wabigoon Lake First Nation