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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Jun 26, 2020

​Learn about Foreign Credential Recognition loan for internationally trained professionals @ JobStart's webinar on July 9 from 11 AM - 12:30 PM. Register online https://foreigncredentialloans.eventbrite.ca Or contact s.wangmo@jobstart.org

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Jun 25, 2020

​JobStart & Rogers is hosting a Virtual Job Fair on Wednesday July 15th - Positions available: Customer Service Representatives.
Register through Eventbrite: https://jobstartvirtualjobfair.eventbrite.ca
Registration Closes on July 10th or Contact Claudia – Job Developer. Email: c.lio@jobstart.org

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Jun 22, 2020

​Do you believe in engaging and empowering newcomer women? Are you passionate about guiding them on their settlement journey? Become a Settlement Mentor with the Newcomer Community Integration Program. email to s.wangmo@jobstart.org for information. 

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Jun 22, 2020

​Want to support newcomer & refugee women? NCIP is recruiting new members for its Women’s Advisory Committee. 

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Jun 18, 2020

JobStart presents a Virtual Toastmasters Workshop on July 2nd
✓ Learn & improve your presentation skills
✓ Speak with confidence - prepared or impromptu speech
✓ Supportive group setting & receive constructive feedback
RSVP at https://toastmasterssession.eventbrite.ca

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Jun 12, 2020

Nervous about interviewing online? Join @JobStart for a peer to peer conversation on tips and tricks on acing that online interview. Wednesday, June 17th 11Am to 12Pm.  Register:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/chat-connect-recharge-tickets-106017962580 #settlementsupport #peersharing #onlineinterviewtips

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Jun 9, 2020

Are you a person with a disability? Looking for work? Capability can help! Due to COVID-19, Capability is offering virtual services. Please contact Courtney for more info at c.boudreau@jobstart.org

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Jun 4, 2020

JobStart is having a Virtual Job Fair on Thursday, June 11th, 2020 at 10am to 12:30 pm ! #JobFair
Register at https://jobfairbyjobstart.eventbrite.ca or contact Muavviz Ayvaz - Information Officer - m.ayvaz@jobstart.org | Tel: 416-231-2295 x 5742

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Jun 2, 2020

Special guest artist will be hosting @JobStart Chat, Connect, Recharge! tomorrow, June 3 - 11Am to 12Pm. Find some space in your day to release your inner artist.  Register: H.Shah@jobstart.org. #mentalhealth #newcomers #settlementsupport #paint

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