YMCA of Greater Toronto

Site: Richmond Hill, Bayview Avenue

Service: Richmond Hill Bayview Avenue YMCA Centre (Employment)

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Record #: NKT1284 Last Modified: 30 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 02 Dec 2014
Record Details
Alternate NameCanada-Ontario Job Grant ; COJG ; Employment Assistance Services ; Employment Ontario ; Employment Planning and Preparation ; Employment Services ; ES ; JMPI ; Job Connect ; Job Matching Placement and Incentives ; Job/Training Retention ; OEAS ; OEAS – PWD ; Ontario Self Employment Benefit Program ; OSEB ; Resource and Information Service ; RI ; SC ; Second Career ; SPRING ; YMCA Employment Centre ; YMCA Resource Centre
Office Phone905-780-9622
Fax905-780-8299
E-Mailelizabeth.kush@ymcagta.org
Websitewww.ymcagta.org
Primary ContactIan Nyman, General Manager, York Region Employment, YMCA of Greater Toronto; Phone: 905-780-9622; Fax: 905-780-8299; Email: Ian.nyman@ymcagta.org
Alternate ContactElizabeth Kush, Employment Programs Director (Acting), YMCA of Greater Toronto; Phone: 905-780-9622; Fax: 905-780-8299; Email: elizabeth.kush@ymcagta.org
Volunteer CoordinatorChhong Heng, Volunteer Coordinator/Job Skills Counsellor, YMCA; Phone: 905-780-9622 ext 350; Fax: 905-780-8299; Email: chhong.heng@ymcagta.org
FundingProvincial
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

S.P.R.I.N.G. (Supportive, Pre-Employment, Resource Development, Increased Opportunities, Networking, Goals Achievement): pre-employment and life skills based workshops for unemployed or underemployed youth and adults with identified disabilities and health conditions * individuals can be in receipt of EI, OW, ODSP, etc * the program includes one-on-one counseling, job placement, job training and retention support, workshops and follow-up * this program runs on continuous intake throughout the year

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

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

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 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 and Fri 9 am-5 pm, Tue and Thu 9 am-8 pm
Areas ServedYork Region
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

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

Workshops for unemployed or underemployed youth and adults with identified disabilities and health conditions
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
LanguagesEnglish
FeesNone
Located In CommunityRichmond Hill
Address & Map
10610 Bayview Ave, Unit 12
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3N8
 
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IntersectionElgin Mills E and Bayview Ave
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door ; specialized software available on designated computer in resource area
Service CategoriesCareer Awareness ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Job Training Expense Assistance ; On the Job Training ; Prejob Guidance ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Unemployed Individuals ; Vocational Assessment ; Work Experience