Employment North

Site: South River

Service: Ontario Employment Services, South River

Record #: PSD0455
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 04 Jul 2023


Description (Service) Comprehensive employment and job search services offering:
  • 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

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Parry Sound 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

Residency Requirements: Magnetawan to Hwy 654
  • 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/page/employment-ontario
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Machar
Address & Map
303 Ottawa Ave
Machar, ON
Canada P0A 1X0
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Intersection Cross Street: Hwy 124 and Ottawa Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-384-1110
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-5541
Fax 705-384-2228
E-Mail info@employmentnorth.com
Website https://employmentnorth.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Employment-North-567777093251750/
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/EmploymentNorth
Primary Contact Donna Sedore, Executive Director; Phone: ext 211; Email: donna@employmentnorth.com
Alternate Contact Melissa Cherry, Site Coordinator; Email: janet@employmentnorth.com
Mailing Address Box 2000 
South River, ON 
Canada P0A 1X0

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