Youthab

Career Edge - Employment Ontario Services


Description

Comprehensive 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 as well as information and referral to other employment and community services
Better Jobs Ontario
Skills training and financial support for laid off workers
  • training program must demonstrate good job prospects
  • financial support based on need, may include tuition, instructional costs, books, transportation and/or a basic living allowance
Services 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
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 employees
Youth Job Connection
  • paid pre-employment training services
  • job matching, paid job placements with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers
  • mentorship, education and work transition supports

Youth Job Connection Summer
  • 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 (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 high school students 15-18 years intending to stay in, or return to high school or go on to postsecondary education after the job placement
  • focus on those facing challenging life circumstances and at risk of experiencing poor transitions between education and work
Better jobs Ontario
  • laid off individuals who are currently unemployed
  • individuals from low-income households experiencing labour market challenges


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/employmentontario
Toll Free
1-866-859-9222
Office
613-476-6456
Fax
613-476-0175
Web Site
Visit Website
Email
questions@youthab.ca
Languages
English
Contact
Barb Miller, Employment Services Coordinator
Email: barbm@careeredge.on.ca
Phone: 613-476-6456
Fees
None
Documents Required
Contact office for documentation requirements
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
Volunteer & Information Quinte
Last Updated On
November 23, 2021
Address
141 Main St W, unit 103
Prince Edward, ON, K0K 2T0
Cross Streets: Bowery St and Main St W
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Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Tue
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am to 6:00 pm
Thu
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Fri
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, closed between noon-1 pm for lunch; Wed 8:30 am-6 pm, closed between noon-1 pm for lunch, Wed by appointment only
Service Area(s)
Prince Edward County