York Region District School Board

yorkworks, Stouffville, Employment Service

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Record #: NKT1078 Last Modified: 06 Dec 2013 Last Full Update: 21 Jun 2013
Record Details
FundingRegional / Municipal ; Provincial - Employment Ontario, Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities
Alternate NameEAS ; Employment Assistance Service ; Employment Ontario ; Employment Services ; Job Connect ; Ontario Self Employment Benefit Program ; OSEB ; SC ; Second Career ; YEF ; yorkworks ; Youth Employment Fund ; YRDSB
Former NameCareer and Employment Services ; yorkworks ; YRDSB
Address Notes2nd floor of Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville Building
Address111 Sandiford Dr, 2nd Flr
Stouffville, ON L4A 0Z9
 
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Office Phone905-640-2352 ext 2801
Fax905-640-1735
Toll Free Phone1-866-992-9930
E-mailyorkworks@yrdsb.edu.on.ca
Websitewww.yorkworks.ca
Executive 1Laura Mackenzie, Manager, Funded Services; Phone: 905-884-2046 ext 247; Email: laura.mackenzie@yrdsb.edu.on.ca
Executive 2Debora Tovar, Operations Manager; Phone: 905-884-2046 ext 257; Email: debora.tovar@yrdsb.edu.on.ca
Contact 1Leslie Berko, Program Manager; Phone: 905-640-2352 ext 2803; Email: leslie.berko@yrdsb.edu.on.ca
Areas ServedWhitchurch-Stouffville ; York Region
IntersectionHighway 48 & Main Street
HoursMon-Thu Computer Course - 9 am-12 pm: LBS - 12:30-3:30 pm
LanguagesEnglish
EligibilitySelf-service information and resources -- anyone, including people with jobs, those who are under-employed, people looking for work, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals, employers

Youth Employment Fund -- Youth 15 to 29 years who are residents of Ontario, unemployed and not participating in full time education or training can access assisted services * additional tools and supports for short term training and employment preparation may be available to youth identified by employers

Assisted services (such as supported job search, job matching and placement, job retention services) -- people who are unemployed and out of school

Employers can get help in identifying their human resource skill requirements, matching of position/workplace needs to participants' skills, capabilities, interests and experience, and support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support success and retention

ApplicationCall 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
FeesNone
DescriptionHelps Ontarians 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 and referrals to all Employment Ontario Funded Programs including Second Career Program for laid-off workers and the Ontario Self Employment Benefit Program (OSEB), which offers income and entrepreneurial support during the process of developing and launching a business * information about, and referral to, other community services and supports

Youth Employment Fund -- a $195 million initiative to provide 25,000 youth in all regions of the province with an entry point to long term employment through job placements that offer the chance to learn work skills while earning income * the fund will be delivered through the existing Employment Service (ES)

Incorporates services previously provided through Job Connect, Employment Assistance Services (EAS), Employment Resource Centres and other programs * Summer Jobs Service program remains separate for the time being

Second Career -- support to recently laid-off unemployed workers who require long-term training for employment in high-skill, high-demand occupations
SubjectsEmployment ; Job search training ; Self employment ; Vocational counselling ; Vocational training
AccessibilityFully Accessible - Parking; Entrance; Washrooms ; Elevators - Wheelchair accessible
Block Update EmailsNo