|Record #: PSD0457
||Last Modified: 28 Apr 2015
||Last Full Update: 23 Apr 2015
|Service/Program Description||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
Ontario Self Employment Benefit Program (OSEB) -- income and entrepreneurial support during business development and launch
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
Also provides Targeted Initiative for Older Workers (TIOW) for those 55 to 64 years (or 65 and older if all TIOW criteria are met) who are unemployed (out of work or working less than an average of 20 hours per week), are legally entitled to work in Canada, and lack skills needed to find a new job * broad range of training and supports * assists in finding new jobs by matching skills and experience with the needs of local employers wanting to hire
|Hours||Mon 9 am-4:30 pm, Tue 9 am-6 pm, Wed-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm |
|Areas Served||Parry Sound District|
|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 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
|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.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario/>|
|Address and Location|
|Located In Community||Parry Sound|
|Address & Map|
60 James St, Suite 303
Parry Sound, ON P2A 1T5 View Google Map
|Intersection||Near the intersection of Bowes and James Street|
|After Hours Phone||Leave message on machine and call will be returned within 24 hours,|
|Social Media|| Twitter: twitter.com/parrysoundyjobs|
|Primary Contact||Anne Lorriman, Team Leader; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
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