Employment Services, YMCA Hamilton

YMCA Employment Services programs are open to provide remote, virtual and in-person support to those seeking employment. Physical offices are open by appointment only (in-person services available when virtual services not possible due to accessibility/technology limitations)

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, and 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

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
Organizations that offer this Service
YMCA of Hamilton, Burlington, and Brantford
Sunday:
Closed

Monday:
8:30-16:30

Tuesday:
8:30-16:30

Wednesday:
8:30-16:30

Thursday:
8:30-16:30

Friday:
8:30-16:30

Saturday:
Closed

Mon-Fri
8:30 am-4:30 pm
Fridays are virtual only appointments.
Website: www.ymcahbb.ca
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

Employers can get help:

  • Identifying their human resource skill requirements
  • Matching of position/workplace needs to participants' skills, capabilities, interests and experience
  • Support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support success and retention
     
Areas Served
Hamilton
Fees
Fee
None
Languages
English
Application Instructions

Call for an appointment. 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 <a href="http://www.ontario.ca/employmentontario" target="_blank">www.ontario.ca/employmentontario</a&gt;

Last Full Update
November 5, 2020