VPI Working Solutions

Site: Wiarton Branch

Service: Ontario Employment Services

Description (Service) ul>
  • 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

    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 services 
    • 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
    Service Details
    Hours By appointment Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
    Areas Served Bruce County ; 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
    • 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
    Site Location Across from Meeting Place - Salvation Army Building 2nd entrance on Isaac Street
    Located In Community Wiarton
    Address & Map
    Bruce Peninsula Adult Learning Centre
    556 Louisa St
    Wiarton, ON N0H 2T0
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    Intersection Louisa St and George 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: 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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