Ontario Employment Services
YMCA Careerworx!, YMCA of Hamilton / Burlington / Brantford

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

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

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

Fees

None

Accessibility

Fully Accessible

Languages

English

Primary Contact Person

Una Gibbons, Program Manager

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Non Profit;Registered Charity