EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

Your job is out there. We’ll help you find it. As an Employment Ontario service provider JobStart’s goal is to make it easy for job seekers to find and access employment and training services. We do this by providing integrated services for job seekers and employers looking to hire. Our professional staff are here to help you prepare for and find work in your field of interest. JobStart is “Where Futures Begin!”

 

JobStart has a range of services available at no cost to you

 

Employment Ontario programs and services are offered at JobStart’s 219 Dufferin St., location (King & Dufferin), and JobStart’s 2930 Lake Shore Blvd. W., location (corner of Islington Ave. and Lake Shore Blvd. W.). Employment Ontario programs and services are not offered at JobStart’s 41 Chauncey Ave. location.

 

Eligibility

 

Self-service information and resources – are available for all residents of Ontario, including people with jobs, those who are under-employed, people looking for work, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals, and employers. Prior to accessing the Resource Information Service clients need to meet with a JobStart staff member.

 

Assisted services – (such as supported job search, job matching and placement, job retention services) – are available to people who are unemployed and out of school. Meet with a JobStart Staff member, who will help identify your employment and training needs, and determine which components of the Employment Service are appropriate, including referrals to other community services and developing an Employment Service Plan.

 

Employers can get help in identifying their human resources requirements, matching their workplace needs to program participants’ skills and experiences, support for developing on-the-job training plans, and ongoing monitoring to support success and retention.

 

Service Description

 

Helps clients find: 

  • Sustainable employment 

  • Assessment of skills, capabilities, interests and experience

  • Job search strategies, including resume preparation 

  • Information about different careers and occupations, the local labour market, employment and training opportunities 

  • On-the-job training and/or work experience and, in some cases, additional support to help maintain employment 

  • Information about all Employment Ontario programs and services 

  • Access to Second Career program to provide laid-off workers with skills training for high-demand occupations 

  • Information about, and referral to, other community services and support

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Funded by:

This Employment Ontario service is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.

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March 12, 2020

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