Record Details
Alternate Name Canada-Ontario Job Grant ; COJG ; Employment Ontario ; Employment Services ; Job Connect ; SC ; Second Career ; YJC ; Youth Job Connection
Office Phone 905-780-9622
Fax 905-780-8299
E-Mail elizabeth.kush@ymcagta.org
Website www.ymcagta.org
Primary Contact Ian Nyman, General Manager, York Region Employment, YMCA of Greater Toronto; Phone: 905-780-9622; Fax: 905-780-8299; Email: Ian.nyman@ymcagta.org
Alternate Contact Luca Siranni, Employment Programs Manager, YMCA of Greater Toronto; Phone: 905-780-9622; Fax: 905-780-8299; Email: luca.sirianni@ymcagta.org
Volunteer Coordinator Chhong Heng, Volunteer Coordinator/Resource Specialist, YMCA; Phone: 905-780-9622 ext 350; Fax: 905-780-8299; Email: chhong.heng@ymcagta.org
Funding Provincial
Description (Service) Services include 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

Youth Job Connection -- paid pre-employment training * job matching * paid job placements with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers * mentorship * education and work transitions supports

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
Hours Mon, Wed and Fri 9 am-5 pm, Tue and Thu 9 am-8 pm
Areas Served York Region
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

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
Application 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
Languages English
Fees None
Located In Community Richmond Hill
Address & Map
10610 Bayview Ave, Unit 12
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3N8
 
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Intersection Elgin Mills E and Bayview Ave
Accessibility Fully 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 Categories Career Awareness ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Job Training Expense Assistance ; On the Job Training ; Prejob Guidance ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Employment Issues ; Vocational Assessment ; Work Experience ; Youth Employment Programs

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