VPI Employment Services

Site: Walkerton Branch

Service: Ontario Employment Services

Record #: BRU0059
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2024
Last Full Update: 01 Jun 2023


Description (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
Better Jobs Ontario
Skills training and financial support for laid off workers
  • training program must demonstrate good job prospects
  • financial support based on need, may include tuition, instructional costs, books, transportation and/or a basic living allowance
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

Service Details

Public Comments Call the Walkerton office for information on hours, services and locations of satellite sites located in Port Elgin, Kincardine, Wiarton, Lion's Head and Southampton. Also offers Ontario Equine Education and Employment Program - a Skills Development Fund project delivered in partnership with Ontario Harness Horse Association and Equine Guelph for those looking to begin a career in the equine industry.
  • 6-week virtual equine training course
  • Learn from industry experts
  • Discover difference careers working with horses
  • Work experience opportunity after completion of equine training course
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Bruce 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
Better jobs Ontario
  • laid off individuals who are currently unemployed
  • individuals from low-income households experiencing labour market challenges
  • 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/page/employment-ontario
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Brockton
Address & Map
200 McNab St
Suite 200
Brockton, ON
Canada N0G 2V0
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Intersection McNab St and Durham St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-881-4900
Toll Free Phone 1-855-260-4900
Fax 519-881-3789
E-Mail infowalkerton@vpi-inc.com
Website https://www.vpi-inc.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vpiinc
LinkedIn LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/vpiinc
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/vpiinc
Primary Contact Lisa Fagan, Branch Manager; Phone: (Cell) 519-378-8390; Email: lisafagan@vpi-inc.com
Mailing Address PO Box 730 
Walkerton, ON 
Canada N0G 2V0

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