Employment Services

Each of these centres has a team of dedicated employees who can help you with resumes, job searching, connecting with local employers, and preparing for interviews. You can also find free access to tools like computers, internet, telephones, photocopiers, and fax machines to help you secure a job.

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
http://www.conestogac.on.ca/careercentre

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

Youth Job Link – youth-focused career exploration and career management workshops * job search, readiness and matching assistance for year-round part-time or summer jobs

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

Youth Job Connection Summer — summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the year

Second Career Program — skills training and financial support for laid-off workers * eligibility and suitability must be assessed for application submission

Services for employers — help in identifying human resource skills requirements * matching of workplace needs to workers’ skills, capabilities, interests and experience * support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention

Canada. Service Canada
http://www.youth.gc.ca

Some Service Canada locations offer job search support including computer and internet access, employment counselling, job search techniques, youth program information, resume and interview assistance

Youth Employment Strategy (YES) is a Government of Canada initiative involving eleven federal departments and agencies. Service Canada offers three program streams:

* Canada Summer Jobs, an initiative of Summer Work Experience – provides wage subsidies to employers to create summer employment for secondary and post-secondary students

* Skills Link – provides funding for employers and organizations to help youth facing barriers to employment develop skills, education and knowledge needed to participate in the labour market

* Career Focus – provides funding for employers and organizations to help youth make informed career decisions, get work experience or further their education

For additional youth employment opportunities:
* Click here for other federal student employment programs
* For local employment listings and information on training and careers visit www.jobbank.gc.ca

Partners in Employment
http://www.partnersinemployment.on.ca

Job development and job support for persons with employment barriers * provides resources to help people obtain and maintain employment * assist people with disabilities, mature workers, students * Access to computers, internet, fax, phone and photocopier

Partners in Employment
http://www.partnersinemployment.on.ca

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

Youth Job Link – youth-focused career exploration and career management workshops * job search, readiness and matching assistance for year-round part-time or summer jobs

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

Youth Job Connection Summer — summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the year

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

Services for employers — help in identifying human resource skills requirements * matching of workplace needs to workers’ skills, capabilities, interests and experience * support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention

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

Partners in Employment
http://www.partnersinemployment.on.ca

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

Youth Job Link – youth-focused career exploration and career management workshops * job search, readiness and matching assistance for year-round part-time or summer jobs

Services for employers — help in identifying human resource skills requirements * matching of workplace needs to workers’ skills, capabilities, interests and experience * support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention

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

Partners in Employment
http://www.partnersinemployment.on.ca

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

Youth Job Link – youth-focused career exploration and career management workshops * job search, readiness and matching assistance for year-round part-time or summer jobs

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

Services for employers — help in identifying human resource skills requirements * matching of workplace needs to workers’ skills, capabilities, interests and experience * support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention

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

Partners in Employment
http://www.partnersinemployment.on.ca

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

Avon Maitland District School Board
http://www.thecentreforemploymentandlearning.ca

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

Youth Job Link – youth-focused career exploration and career management workshops * job search, readiness and matching assistance for year-round part-time or summer jobs

Services for employers — help in identifying human resource skills requirements * matching of workplace needs to workers’ skills, capabilities, interests and experience * support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention

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

Avon Maitland District School Board
http://www.thecentreforemploymentandlearning.ca

Literacy, numeracy and essential skills services to assist in transitioning to employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education or independence

Avon Maitland District School Board
http://www.thecentreforemploymentandlearning.ca

Courses designed for adult learners who want to complete their high school diploma * focus on reading, writing, mathematics, and social sciences

Offers a wide variety of Independent Study courses which may be applied towards an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). Offer over 75 courses in grade 9, 10, 11, and 12 in the new curriculum * these courses allow students to work at their own pace and location with the study flexibility of starting and finishing a course at any time of year

Also offers computer classes, English as a Second Language Classes and interest courses. The Centre offers 3 ways to take courses; instructor lead, computer based and correspondence self study.

Avon Maitland District School Board
http://www.thecentreforemploymentandlearning.ca

Courses designed for adult learners who want to complete their high school diploma * focus on reading, writing, mathematics, and social sciences

Offers a wide variety of Independent Study courses which may be applied towards an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). Offer over 75 courses in grade 9, 10, 11, and 12 in the new curriculum * these courses allow students to work at their own pace and location with the study flexibility of starting and finishing a course at any time of year

Also offers computer classes, English as a Second Language Classes and interest courses. The Centre offers 3 ways to take courses; instructor lead, computer based and correspondence self study.

Avon Maitland District School Board
http://www.thecentreforemploymentandlearning.ca

Classes offered for all levels from beginners to those wishing to prepare for English Proficiency Examinations * appropriate for new Canadians or individuals with a different first language

Centres in Wingham, Exeter, Seaforth, Clinton, Goderich, Listowel and Stratford.

Avon Maitland District School Board
http://www.thecentreforemploymentandlearning.ca

Literacy, numeracy and essential skills services to assist in transitioning to employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education or independence

Avon Maitland District School Board
http://www.thecentreforemploymentandlearning.ca

Courses designed for adult learners who want to complete their high school diploma * focus on reading, writing, mathematics, and social sciences

Offers a wide variety of Independent Study courses which may be applied towards an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). Offer over 75 courses in grade 9, 10, 11, and 12 in the new curriculum * these courses allow students to work at their own pace and location with the study flexibility of starting and finishing a course at any time of year

Also offers computer classes, English as a Second Language Classes and interest courses. The Centre offers 3 ways to take courses; instructor lead, computer based and correspondence self study.

Avon Maitland District School Board
http://www.thecentreforemploymentandlearning.ca

Literacy, numeracy and essential skills services to assist in transitioning to employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education or independence

Avon Maitland District School Board
http://www.thecentreforemploymentandlearning.ca

Free classes offered for all levels from beginners to those wishing to prepare for English Proficiency Examinations * appropriate for new Canadians or individuals with a different first language

Online ESL: Anytime Online www.anytimeESL.ca

Centres in Wingham, Exeter, Seaforth, Clinton, Goderich, Listowel and Stratford.

Avon Maitland District School Board
http://www.thecentreforemploymentandlearning.ca

Courses designed for adult learners who want to complete their high school diploma * focus on reading, writing, mathematics, and social sciences

Offers a wide variety of Independent Study courses which may be applied towards an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). Offer over 75 courses in grade 9, 10, 11, and 12 in the new curriculum * these courses allow students to work at their own pace and location with the study flexibility of starting and finishing a course at any time of year

Also offers computer classes, English as a Second Language Classes and interest courses. The Centre offers 3 ways to take courses; instructor lead, computer based and correspondence self study.

Avon Maitland District School Board
http://www.thecentreforemploymentandlearning.ca

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

Youth Job Link – youth-focused career exploration and career management workshops * job search, readiness and matching assistance for year-round part-time or summer jobs

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

Services for employers — help in identifying human resource skills requirements * matching of workplace needs to workers’ skills, capabilities, interests and experience * support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention

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

Avon Maitland District School Board
http://www.thecentreforemploymentandlearning.ca

Literacy, numeracy and essential skills services * help individuals achieve goals related to further education or training, employment or increased independence * support in clarifying upgrading goals and developing a training plan to achieve them * academic upgrading services help individuals develop the necessary skills for entry into college-based post-secondary education and training programs (such as apprenticeship) * self-study credits for completion of high school diploma

Avon Maitland District School Board
http://www.thecentreforemploymentandlearning.ca

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

Youth Job Link – youth-focused career exploration and career management workshops * job search, readiness and matching assistance for year-round part-time or summer jobs

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

Services for employers — help in identifying human resource skills requirements * matching of workplace needs to workers’ skills, capabilities, interests and experience * support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention

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

Visiting offices located in: Exeter, Seaforth, Clinton and Wingham

Avon Maitland District School Board
http://www.thecentreforemploymentandlearning.ca

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

Youth Job Link – youth-focused career exploration and career management workshops * job search, readiness and matching assistance for year-round part-time or summer jobs

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

Youth Job Connection Summer — summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the year

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

Services for employers — help in identifying human resource skills requirements * matching of workplace needs to workers’ skills, capabilities, interests and experience * support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention

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

ESL – English As A Second Language (available at Exeter site)

Employment Counsellors: Kelly Harrison,kelly.harrison@ed.amdsb.ca and Peggy Hulley, pegghull@fc.amds

Avon Maitland District School Board
http://www.thecentreforemploymentandlearning.ca

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

Youth Job Link – youth-focused career exploration and career management workshops * job search, readiness and matching assistance for year-round part-time or summer jobs

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

Services for employers — help in identifying human resource skills requirements * matching of workplace needs to workers’ skills, capabilities, interests and experience * support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention

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

YMCA of Goderich-Huron
http://ymcaswo.ca/p/437/l/569/orgid/22853/t/YMCA_Home

Community based recreation programs for adults, children and families * fitness programs * indoor swimming pool and lessons * volunteers

Click here to view program schedules for fitness and wellness programs, youth programs and camps.

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