Ontario Employment Services

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255 Horton St E, 2nd Fl
London, ON
N6B 1L1
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519-850-9000
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Fax: 519-850-9676
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Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm
Last updated: Nov 22, 2021: Suggest an edit

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Call, email or live chat * 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

Eligibility - Population(s) Served

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 residents 15-18 years who intend to continue 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

Fees

Most programs are free those who are eligible

Contacts

Michelle Repuski - Workforce Development Director
mrepuski@goodwillindustries.ca

Languages

English

Area(s) Served

London and area

Accessibility

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Description of Services:

Services to help job seekers
  • exploration of career goals/job targets
  • information about different careers and occupations, the local labour market, employment and training opportunities
  • assistance with skills and educational planning and funding
  • information about job opportunities, training and career planning
  • job search assistance, such as resumes, cover letters, interview preparation
  • direct access to employment opportunities through partnerships with employers
  • on-the-job training and/or work experience and support to help maintain employment

Most services are available in group or one-to-one settings * special supports designed for persons with disabilities, entrepreneurs, those without recent work experience and mature workers * services for Ontario Works and ODSP participants and job seekers with disabilities

Employer Services - Assist employers with recruitment and retention needs * work experience hosting positions * advice regarding workplace accommodations and recruiting and retaining employees * assessment and return to work programs for workers with disabilities and injuries * training services for employees: Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Expert Customer Service and Cash Training

Supports to Entrepreneurs - Opportunities for those interested in self-employment to access supports that may include direct supports, referrals and micro-finance (depending on eligibility)

Career and Employment Resource Centre - Provides job search resources for the general public:

ClothingWorks - Provides professional clothing for people with limited resources going through the interview process while seeking employment

Disability Services - Customized services to guide and support individuals with disabilities through the process of preparing for, finding, and keeping a job

Ontario Employment Services - 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
Last updated: Nov 22, 2021: Suggest an edit
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