Career Centre

Site: Barrie

Service: Ontario Employment Services

Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
  • In person service by appointment only and remote services continue to be available 
  • call 705-725-8890 or email to make arrangements
Regular Service 
  • 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 as well as 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
    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 transition supports
    Youth Job Connection Summer
    • summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the year

    Visiting offices located in Bradford, Innisfil, Cookstown, Alliston, Angus, and Orillia
Service Details
Hours Mon 9 am-4:30 pm, Tue 9 am-6 pm, Wed-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
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
Youth Job Connection
  • Ontario residents 15-29 years who are eligible to work in Canada, unemployed, not attending school full time and experiencing multiple barriers to employment
Youth Job Connection Summer
  • Ontario high school students 15-18 years intending to stay in, or return to high school or go on to post-secondary education after the job placement
  • focus on those facing challenging life circumstances and at risk of experiencing poor transitions between education and work
  • In person service by appointment only and remote services continue to be available  
  • 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
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location North end of Bayfield Mall
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Bayfield Mall
320 Bayfield St
Barrie, ON L4M 3C1
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Intersection Bayfield St and Ferris Lane
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-725-8990
TTY Phone 705-735-4906
Fax 705-725-9511
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Primary Contact Louise Woodrow, Coordinator Career Centre
Alternate Contact Danielle Duhn, Coordinator Career Centre
Mailing Address 320 Bayfield St, Unit 57 
Barrie, ON L4M 3C1