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

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, Tue, Wed, Fri 8:45 am-4:45 pm * Thu 8:45 am-6 pm
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
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 years, 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 high school students 15-18 years intending to stay in, or return to high school or go on to post-secondary 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 The former Collins Barrow building
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
418 Sheridan St
Peterborough, ON K9H 3J9
 
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Intersection Sheridan St and Hunter St West
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-748-9110
Fax 705-876-0887
E-Mail info@epcjobs.ca
Website www.epcjobs.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/epcjobs
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/employment-planning-and-counselling-peterborough
Pinterest Pinterest: www.pinterest.ca/employmentplann
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/epcpeterborough
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCkdK8FKLyX_01--5AiGXtpg
Primary Contact Karen Wilson, Executive Director; Email: karen@epcjobs.ca
Alternate Contact Nancy Thompson, Team Coordinator; Phone: ext 228

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