Vaughan Workforce Skills Centre

Site: Vaughan, Major Mackenzie Drive

Service: Ontario Employment Services

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Record #: NKT1851 Last Modified: 26 Jun 2015 Last Full Update: 16 Dec 2014
Record Details
Alternate NameCanada-Ontario Job Grant ; COJG ; Employment Ontario ; Job Connect ; SC ; Second Career
Office Phone905-417-1781
Primary ExecutiveMartin Tame, Manager; Phone: 905-417-1781 ext 5841; Email:
Description (Service)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

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 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Thu 8:30 am-8 pm
Areas ServedYork Region ; Newmarket; Vaughan; Scarborough
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
Site LocationEagles Landing Plaza
Located In CommunityVaughan
Address & Map
1490 Major Mackenzie Dr W, Unit D5
Vaughan, ON L6A 4H6
IntersectionMajor Mackenzie Drive West and Dufferin Street
Service CategoriesCareer 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