York Region District School Board

Site: Stouffville, Sandiford Drive

Service: yorkworks Employment Services, Youth Employment Services

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Record #: NKT1078 Last Modified: 01 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 31 Jul 2014
Record Details
Alternate NameCanada-Ontario Job Grant ; COJG ; EAS ; Employment Assistance ; Employment Assistance Service ; Employment Ontario ; Employment Services ; Job Connect ; Ontario Self Employment Benefit Program ; OSEB ; SC ; Second Career ; yorkworks ; yorkworks Employment Services ; YRDSB
Former NameCareer and Employment Services ; Employment Assistance Services ; yorkworks
Office Phone905-640-2352 ext 2801
Toll Free Phone1-866-992-9930 ext 2801
Primary ContactLeslie Berko, Program Manager; Phone: 905-640-2352 ext 2803; Email: leslie.berko@yrdsb.ca
Primary ExecutiveLaura Mackenzie, Manager, Funded Services; Phone: 905-884-2046 ext 247; Email: laura.mackenzie@yrdsb.ca
Alternate ExecutiveDebora Tovar, Operations Manager; Phone: 905-884-2046 ext 257; Email: debora.tovar@yrdsb.ca
FundingRegional / Municipal ; Provincial - Employment Ontario, Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities
Service/Program 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

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 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 * information and referral to other employment and community services

Second Career Program -- skills training and financial support for laid-off workers

Ontario Self Employment Benefit Program (OSEB) -- income and entrepreneurial support during business development and launch

For employers: 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
HoursMon-Wed-Thu-Fri 8:30 am -4:30 pm, Tue 8:30 am-7 pm
Areas ServedWhitchurch-Stouffville ; York Region
EligibilityAges: 15 year(s) - 70 year(s) 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

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
Site Location2nd floor of Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville Building
Located In CommunityStouffville
Address & Map
111 Sandiford Dr, 2nd Flr
Stouffville, ON L4A 0Z9
IntersectionHighway 48 & Main Street
AccessibilityFully Accessible - Parking; Entrance; Washrooms ; Elevators - Wheelchair accessible
Service CategoriesCareer Awareness ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; On the Job Training ; Prejob Guidance ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Unemployed Individuals ; Vocational Assessment ; Work Experience ; Youth Employment Programs