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

Targeted Initiative for Older Workers (TIOW) for those 55 to 64 years (or 65 and older if all TIOW criteria are met) who are unemployed (out of work or working less than an average of 20 hours per week), are legally entitled to work in Canada, and lack skills needed to find a new job * broad range of training and supports * assists in finding new jobs by matching skills and experience with the needs of local employers wanting to hire

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 8:30am-4:30pm * Wed 8:30 am-7 pm * some Saturdays as posted on website
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
Accessibility 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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