VCCS Employment Services

Site: VCCS Employment Services

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

Youth Job Link – youth-focused career exploration and career management workshops * job search, readiness and matching assistance for year-round part-time or summer jobs

Second Career Program -- skills training and financial support for laid-off workers

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

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
Hours Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Wed 8:30 am-7 pm
Areas Served Kawartha Lakes
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 Link -- Self-service information and resources any youth 15-29, including students *Job matching services, youth 15-29 years, including students, who reside in Ontario and are eligible to work in Canada

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 residents 15-18 years who intend to continue 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 ; French
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Whitney Town Centre
Located In Community Lindsay
Address & Map
370 Kent St W
Lindsay, ON K9V 6G8
 
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Intersection Kent Street West and St. Joseph Road
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-328-0180
After Hours Phone Voice Mail
Fax 705-328-1326
E-Mail ctimlin@careerservices.org
Website www.careerservices.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/VCCS-Employment-Services
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/669157?trk=tyah&trkInfo=tas%3AVCCS%2Cidx%3A1-1-1
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/vccsemployment
Primary Executive Carol Timlin, Executive Director; Phone: 705-328-0180 ext 226; Email: ctimlin@careerservices.org
Alternate Executive Brenda Roxburgh, Assistant Executive Director; Phone: 705-328-0180 ext 227; Email: broxburgh@careerservices.org

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