YMCA of Central East Ontario

Site: YMCA Employment Services Peterborough

Service: Integrated Employment Services

Record #: PET1260
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 15 Jan 2024


Description (Service) Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario
  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services
All services at this site can be tailored to meet the needs of all client groups

Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for laid off workers
  • training program must demonstrate good job prospects
  • financial support based on need, may include tuition, instructional costs, books, transportation and/or a basic living allowance
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 Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Drop-in/Resource Centre Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Individuals of legal working age and not attending full time school or training; must be resident of Ontario and eligible to work in Canada
Services at this site can be tailored to meet the needs of individual client groups including: Indigenous peoples, older workers, persons with disabilities, persons on social assistance, immigrants/newcomers, students, women, youth and businesses Better Jobs Ontario
  • laid off individuals who are currently unemployed
  • individuals from low-income households experiencing labour market challenges
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
123 Aylmer St S
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9J 3H8
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-748-4070
E-Mail findwork@ceo.ymca.ca
Website https://ymcaofceo.ca/employment-services/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100090160600544
Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ymcaemploymentservicesptbo/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ymca-of-peterborough-employment-services/mycompany/
Primary Contact Katherine Orban, Manager of Employment services; Email: katherine.orban@ceo.ymca.ca
Mailing Address 123 Aylmer St S 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9J 3H8

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