vpi Inc Westminster

Site: Vaughan, Steeles Avenue West

Service: Vaughan Branch, Ontario Employment Services

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Record #: NKT1775 Last Modified: 01 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 17 Feb 2015
Record Details
Alternate NameCanada-Ontario Job Grant ; COJG ; EAS ; Employment Assistance Service ; Employment Ontario ; Job Connect ; Ontario Self Employment Benefit Program ; OSEB ; SC ; Second Career
Office Phone905-764-7538
TDD Phone905-764-5085
Fax905-764-5466
E-Mailaleyammakurien@vpi-inc.com
Websitewww.vpi-inc.com
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 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 beingComprehensive 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 , Tue, Wed and Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm; Thurs 8:30 am-8 pm
Areas ServedNorth York ; Vaughan ; York Region ; Westminster-Branson and surrounding areas
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
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
Site LocationVaughan
Located In CommunityVaughan
Address & Map
398 Steeles Ave W, Unit 5 and 6
Vaughan, ON L4J 6X1
IntersectionSteeles and Bathurst (half-way between Bathurst & Yonge)
Accessibilitywheel chair accessible
Service CategoriesCareer Awareness ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; On the Job Training ; Prejob Guidance ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Employment Issues ; Vocational Assessment ; Work Experience