PAST AWARDS

Employer of the Year Award

June 21, 2017

The 2017 Employer of the Year was presented to Justyna Mohabir, the Assistant Store Manager  of Sobeys Queensway #7383. The award was presented by Louise de Roo, the Director of Finance at JobStart.

June 15, 2016

The 2016 Employer of the Year was presented to Dan Kershaw, the Executive Director of the Furniture Bank. The award was presented by Heather Sant, the Executive Director of JobStart.

June 17, 2015

The 2015 Employer of the Year was presented to Mary Sharpe, President of Riders Plus Insurance Inc. The award was presented by Stephanie Hawkey, Director of Finance at JobStart.

June 18, 2014

The 2014 Employer of the Year was presented to Nick McCall, Owner, McCall’s School of Cake Decoration by Amber Morley, Administrative Assistant to Councilllor Peter Milczyn, Ward 5 Etobicoke-Lakeshore. In June of 2011, McCalls School of Cake Decoration began working with JobStart through our Summer Jobs Service Program. JobStart clients have gained valuable experience, expanded customer service and retail skills. Congratulations McCall’s School of Cake Decoration!

 

Annual Client Achievement Award

 

June 21, 2017

JobStart’s Annual Client Achievement Award recipient for 2017 was presented to Dyan Girard, a JobStart graduate, by Daniel Mayer, the Board President.

June 15, 2016

JobStart’s Annual Client Achievement Award recipient for 2016 was presented to Sayali Malye, a JobStart graduate, by Jacqueline Esler, the Board President.

June 17, 2015 
JobStart’s Annual Client Achievement Award recipient for 2015 was presented to Nazeem Shamsuddin.  Nazeem was a client of JobStart’s The Mentoring Partnership (TMP) program, funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, delivered in collaboration with community and corporate partners, and the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC).  His expertise was in the area of biochemistry and administration of educational services at a University level. Through The Mentoring Partnership program Nazeem was matched with a Mentor from the University of Toronto Faculty whose guidance and support helped him to secure employment as a Coordinator in a leading pharmaceutical company.     

 

June 18, 2014
JobStart’s Annual Client Achievement Award recipient for 2014 was presented to Amahley Lea Mayor by Jacqueline Esler, JobStart’s Board President.  Amahley was a teacher from the Philippines who came to Canada to pursue her teaching career. Amahley enrolled in JobStart’s Job Search Workshop program for newcomers, funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada and learned invaluable job search tools. Amahley was successful in finding full time employment as a Program Worker at a Child Development Centre.

Staff Award of Excellence

 

June 21, 2017

The 2017 Staff Award of Excellence was presented to Helen Craig, Information Officer, by Tracy Houston, Director, Programs and Services. Congratulations Helen!

June 15, 2016

The 2016 Staff Award of Excellence was presented to Kathleen Leon, Job Coach, by Rebecca Newton, Manager, Programs and Services, and Sindy Goodman, Director, Human Resources. Congratulations Kathleen!

June 17, 2015

The 2015 Staff Award of Excellence was presented to Diana Harrop by Jemima Sabapathy, Director, Programs and Services and Sindy Goodman, Director, Human Resources.
Diana has been a member of the JobStart team for the past two years. Diana is a Job Developer at JobStart’s Dufferin location. Congratulations Diana!
 

June 18, 2014

The 2014 Staff Award of Excellence was presented to Ali Behroozian by Susan Ingram, Director, Human Resources and Jemima Sabapathy, Director, Programs and Services. Ali has been a member of the JobStart team for the past seventeen years. During his tenure, he has worked with various programs such as the Career Action for Newcomer/IT the Job Connect Program and Employment Ontario.  Ali is currently a Job Coach at our Dufferin location. Congratulations Ali!

 

Recent JobStart Awards

  • Platinum Award for Best Employment Agency – Etobicoke Guardian Readers’ Choice – 2015

  • Silver Award for Best Learning Centre- Etobicoke Guardian Readers’ Choice – 2015

  • Silver Award for Best Learning Centre- Etobicoke Guardian Readers’ Choice, 2012, 2013, 2014

  • North American Impact Award – General Electric Canada, 2009

  • Nominated for the United Way Spirit Award, 2007, 2008, 2009 

  • Silver Award of Excellence in Service Quality-Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, 2006

  • Everyday Heroes National Campaign - Microsoft Canada 

  • Diamond Award for Best Learning Centre- Etobicoke Guardian Reader’s Choice  

  • Nominated for A Gem of the Lake Shore - Etobicoke-Lake Shore community

  • Nominated for the Etobicoke Business Award of Excellence - the Etobicoke Chamber of Commerce

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NEWS AND EVENTS

October 18, 2019

Hiring Event for Security Guards at JobStart 2930 Lake Shore Blvd. West on Wednesday November 6th, 2019 from 9:30am to 12noon

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October 01, 2019

The TRIEC Mentoring Partnership had a strong showing at our Annual General Meeting on September 18! All the mentors and mentees who attended received a certificate of appreciation and four of them were kind enough to share their success stories on stage. JobStart extends our heartfelt thanks to our wonderful mentoring participants and our awesome mentoring coach, Kathleen Leon, for successfully facilitating the discussion!

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September 30, 2019

Are you unsure how to talk to your child's teacher?
Is your child bored or struggling at school?
Has your child experienced problems with bullying?
Join us for a free workshop on Monday, October 21, 2019:
How to Talk to Your Child's Teacher
To Register, please contact Holly Best
416-231-2295 x 6253.

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September 12, 2019

​JobStart is excited to announce the sixth cohort of our employment program for older adults, starting on September 25! This weekly six-day workshop/networking series will focus on a wide variety of job-related topics: understanding the job-application process, starting a new career, dealing with potential interview challenges, and much more! If you are 50-70 years old and unemployed, contact us to register for this exciting and worthwhile job-readiness program catered specifically to older adults: Artan Mustafaa.mustafa@jobstart.org | 416-231-2295 x5727.

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