VPI Working Solutions

Site: Kincardine Branch

Service: Ontario Employment Services

Description
Description (Service) Comprehensive employment and job search services  
     
  • assessment of skills, interests and experience 
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  • job search strategies, including resume preparation 
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  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and training opportunities
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  • on-the-job training, work experience, help in maintaining employment as well as information and referral to other employment and community services 
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Second Career Program 
 
     
  • skills training and financial support for laid-off workers
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Services for employers 
 
     
  • help in identifying human resource skills requirements, matching of workplace needs to workers' skills, capabilities, interests and experience 
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  • support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention
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Canada-Ontario Job Grant 
 
     
  • financial support for individual employers to purchase training for their employees
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  • available to small, medium and large businesses planning to deliver short-term training for existing or new employees
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Youth Job Connection 
 
     
  • paid pre-employment services
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  • job matching, paid job placements with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers
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  • mentorship, education and work transition supports
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Youth Job Connection Summer 
 
     
  • summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the year
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Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Bruce County ; Kincardine (Town of)
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 Kincardine
Address & Map
UBC Local 2222
385 Queen St
Kincardine, ON N2Z 2R4
 
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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 www.vpi-inc.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/vpiinc
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/vpiinc
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/vpiinc
Primary Contact Tina Cassidy, Regional Manager; Phone: (Cell) 519-389-7027; Email: tinacassidy@vpi-inc.com
Mailing Address PO Box 730 
Walkerton, ON N0G 2V0

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