Employment North

Site: Gravenhurst

Service: Ontario Employment Services

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  
Second Career Program -- 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 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
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Muskoka District
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
Site Location Entrance on Phillip St
Located In Community Gravenhurst
Address & Map
410 Muskoka Rd S, Unit 2
Gravenhurst, ON P1P 1J4
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Intersection Muskoka Rd S and Phillip St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-687-6350
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-5541
Fax 705-687-4250
E-Mail info@employmentnorth.com
Website www.employmentnorth.com
Social Media Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/EmploymentNorth
Primary Contact Janet Hainsworth, Site Coordinator
Alternate Contact Donna Sedore, Executive Director, District of Parry Sound Employment Service; Phone: 1-800-461-5541; Fax: 705-384-2228; Email: donna@employmentnorth.com

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