VPI Working Solutions

Site: Walkerton Branch

Service: Ontario Employment Services

Description
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 * 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 transitions supports

Youth Job Connection Summer -- summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the year

Visiting offices located in Kincardine, Lion's Head, Port Elgin, Southampton and Wiarton
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.
Hours Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Wed 8:30 am-8 pm by appointment * first Sat of the month 9 am-3 pm (if the first Sat falls on a long weekend, will be closed and open the second Sat)
Areas Served Bruce County ; Kincardine (Town of) ; Lion's Head ; Port Elgin ; Southampton ; Walkerton ; Wiarton
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 postsecondary education after the job placement * focus on those facing challenging life circumstances and at risk of experiencing poor transitions between education and work

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
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Walkerton
Address & Map
200 McNab St, Suite 200
Walkerton, ON 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 info@vpi-inc.com
Website www.vpi-inc.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/vpiinc
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/215100
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/vpiinc
Primary Contact Tina Rupert, Regional Manager; Email: tinarupert@vpi-inc.com
Mailing Address PO Box 730 
Walkerton, ON N0G 2V0

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