YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce

Site: Meaford - Victoria St

Service: Ontario Employment Services, Meaford - Victoria St

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 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
Public Comments

Offices also located in Owen Sound, Hanover, Durham, Flesherton and Dundalk and Meaford (Library); see separate records for details. Call 519-371-9222 ext 222 or Toll Free 1-800-265-3711 to book an appointment.

Staff are on site at the Meaford Public Library the second Tuesday of each month 2 pm-4pm for walk-ins.

Hours By appointment only.
Areas Served Grey County
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.
  • 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
Located In Community Meaford
Address & Map
Victoria Village
80 Victoria Street
Meaford, ON
Canada N4L 1R7
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Intersection Victoria St and William St
Physical Access unknown
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-371-9222
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-3711
Fax 519-371-9224
E-Mail employment@osgb.ymca.ca
Website https://www.ymcaowensound.on.ca/employment
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/ymcaosgb.ces
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/ymcaosgb.ces
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/6803021
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/YMCAOSGB
Primary Contact Linda Alexander, Employment Programs Director; Email: linda.alexander@osgb.ymca.ca
Alternate Contact Samantha McDermid, Administrative Assistant; Phone: ext 222; Email: samantha.mcdermid@osgb.ymca.ca
Mailing Address Professional Centre 
945 3rd Ave E, Suite 23 
Owen Sound, ON 
Canada N4K 2K8

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