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YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka

Parry Sound, Ontario Employment Services

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Record #: PSD0457 Last Modified: 15 Apr 2014 Last Full Update: 15 Apr 2014
Description
DescriptionHelps Ontarians find sustainable employment * assessment of skills, capabilities, interests and experience * job search strategies, including resume preparation * information about different careers and occupations, the local labour market, employment and training opportunities * on-the-job training and/or work experience and, in some cases, additional support to help maintain employment * information and referrals to all Employment Ontario Funded Programs including Second Career Program for laid-off workers and the Ontario Self Employment Benefit Program (OSEB), which offers income and entrepreneurial support during the process of developing and launching a business * information about, and referral to, other community services and supports

Youth Employment Fund -- a $195 million initiative to provide 25,000 youth in all regions of the province with an entry point to long term employment through job placements that offer the chance to learn work skills while earning income. The fund will be delivered through the existing Employment Service (ES). * paid placements from 4-6 months in duration Incorporates services previously provided through Job Connect, Employment Assistance Services (EAS), Employment Resource Centres and other programs * Summer Jobs Service program remains separate for the time being

Service Details
HoursMon,Wed-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm * Tue 9 am-6 pm 
 
DatesYear round
Areas ServedParry Sound District
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

Youth Employment Fund -- Youth 15 to 29 years who are residents of Ontario, unemployed and not participating in full time education or training can access assisted services * additional tools and supports for short term training and employment preparation may be available to youth identified by 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 www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario/>
FeesNone
LanguagesEnglish
Address and Location
Address & Map
Taylor Building
60 James St, Suite 303
Parry Sound, ON P2A 1T5
LocationParry Sound
IntersectionNear the intersection of Bowes and James Street
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone705-746-8480
After Hours PhoneLeave message on machine and call will be returned within 24 hours,
Fax705-746-7768
E-Mailparrysound_erc@ymca.ca
Websitewww.ymcaofsimcoemuskoka.ca/empl_ps_home.html
Social MediaTwitter Twitter: twitter.com/parrysoundyjobs
Primary ContactAnne Lorriman, Team Leader; Email: anne_lorriman@ymca.ca