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Tropicana Employment Centre

Tropicana Employment Centre works with clients to help them find jobs, get training and upgrade their skills. Job placements for youth, adults, and internationally trained professionals are also available and vary according to the skills and experience of each individual. Tropicana Employment Centre also helps connect clients to these positions by providing workshops, employment counselling and access to a job search resource centre as well as other opportunities to connect with employers.

Programs & Services:

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  • Training: Program participants receive access to Tropicana Employment Centre training workshops.
  • Job Placements: Program participants may be offered a job placement.
  • One-on-one Employment Counselling: Employment counsellors assist with job-related activities. This may include career planning, job search, resume and cover letter preparation, interview skills and job maintenance.
  • Job Trials: Job trials allow program participants to work in a job for a few days. This gives the employer and the participant the opportunity to determine whether or not it is a good fit and, if they are interested, to pursue a full-time position. While on a job trial, clients are typically paid directly by AYCE.
  • Training Support: The program offers training support in the form of transit fare, interview clothing, tools for jobs if required and other necessities to find and sustain employment.
  • Other Support: Other support may include, but is not limited to, assistance with housing, social assistance, disability support, education and literacy programs or other training.

Newcomer Program

Our newcomer program helps recent immigrants to Canada develop the skills needed to find employment in the shortest possible time. Program participants receive access to the agency resource center services including training workshops, one-on-one pre-employment counselling and job placements. We also provide participants with support to keep their jobs.

Youth Employment Services (YES)
YES believes that employment is empowerment and the cornerstone of safe and healthy communities. YES leads the Canadian youth sector with innovative programs that empower disadvantaged and vulnerable youth to become self-sufficient contributing members of society.

Programs & Services:

Employment Service

Employment Service (ES) is a program to help people find and keep jobs.  Depending on the type and level of services required, the program has different components for participants.

Job Central

Job Central assists youth 15 – 30 years of age to find employment through group-based employability skills training and a work experience placement. The program provides holistic services for youth who are out of school, unemployed, and are facing barriers to finding a job.

Street To Jobs

Streets to Jobs helps homeless youth or young people who are at risk of becoming homeless.

With the individual support of an employment counsellor/job developer youth are assisted with pre-employment and life skills training, job search assistance, financial incentives, job development services, subsidized work placements, and supportive referrals.

Student Services

We help students find a part-time job during the school year, or a full-time job during the summer through Summer Jobs Service and Summer Company programs.

YESAbility

YESAbility is an employment program for youth and adults with disabilities. YESAbility provides individualized action planning, career counselling, specialized Job Development, labour market information, work placement opportunities, accommodation support, on-the-job coach­ing.

Youth Job Connection

Youth Job Connection (YJC) is a program to help youth, 15 – 29 years old, find and keep jobs. It is a PAID program with several components.

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From identifying opportunities to helping you write effective resumes and prepare for interviews, the YMCA will help find the job that’s right for you.

Programs & Services:

  • We will work with you to identify your employment goals.
  • Together we will explore current and projected market trends.
  • You will get sound advice about how to identify and pursue the right opportunities.
  • We will help you build a resume and cover letter, as well as prepare you for job interviews.
  • Free access to computers, photocopier, printer, fax, and WiFi
  • Employment workshops & events

St. Stephen's Community House

Creating opportunities and strengthening communities has been St. Stephen’s motivating force for over fifty years. We work with individuals and communities primarily in downtown Toronto to identify, prevent and alleviate social and economic problems by developing and delivering a range of highly effective and innovative programs.

Services:

Online Job Board

You can start your job search by browsing JobHouse.

Youth and Young Adults

In addition to our online job board, we have two employment programs to help you jump start your career: Opportunity Knocks and Youth Job Connection.

Newcomers

If you’re new to Canada, our Connections program improves your computer skills, customer service abilities and business English training.

Changing Your Career

We offer two programs through Employment Ontario if you are looking to change your career. Second Career Strategy gives you the skills you need to find a job in a new area. And our Career Exploration Workshop helps you identify your personal goals and employment interests which will lead to your new career path.

Resumé and Interview Preparation

If you want help with your resumé or need prepare for an interview, our workshops and other online resources are perfect.

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Since 1978, Working Skills Centre (WSC) has been providing a holistic program to help individuals overcome barriers to employment and move towards economic self-sufficiency. While mandated to serve a broader clientele throughout the GTA, our mission statement reflects the emphasis on programs for immigrant women geared towards improving their skills, self-esteem and employment prospects.

Programs:

  • Settlement services: Information and referral, solution-focused counselling, orientation to Canada,
  • Language improvement courses: Business English, Workplace Communications, sector-specific terminology
  • Academy of Computer & Employment Skills (A.C.E.S.): a private career college offering six approved diploma programs and over 50 individual certificate courses designed to assist individuals to achieve their career goals and enhance employability.
  • Occupation-Specific Training, Sector-Specific Career Development, and Employment Essentials:  5-year contract with City of Toronto to provide courses for Ontario Works recipients
  • Career Assessment and Counselling
  • Job search:  Your success in getting a job is our reward.
  • Citizenship Test Preparation

Access employment

ACCES Employment assists job seekers from diverse backgrounds, who are facing barriers to employment, to integrate into the Canadian job market. We achieve this by providing employment services, linking employers to skilled people and building strong networks in collaboration with community partners. We value and respect the uniqueness of each individual, including our clients, our employers, our community partners and ourselves. We strive to provide every person with customer service excellence and an exceptional customer experience.

Programs & Services:

hrough our Employment Ontario program, you can access the following:
• Information & Resource
• Professional Consultation
• Workshops
• One-to-One support
• Job Development

 

The Mentoring Partnership

The Mentoring Partnership is based on collaboration between community organizations and corporate partners. The program brings together skilled immigrants (mentees) and established professionals (mentors) in occupation-specific mentoring relationships.

Speed Mentoring

Speed Mentoring® events offer new Canadians with an opportunity to meet and network with professionals in their field who provide sector-specific and occupation-specific information and advice.

 

Language for Workplace Connections

Language for Workplace Connections™ helps participants to develop their workplace communication skills in multiple areas.

Talk English Café

ACCES offers drop-in sessions in person and online led by an instructor where you can engage in guided discussion and conversation with other participants.

 

START Program for Women

The START program is designed to support immigrant women with pursuing careers in the customer care sector in Canada. This nine-week program provides participants with industry-recognized certifications, computer training, job search support and coaching. Supported by Toronto Employment & Social Services, this program is highly effective in motivating participants and preparing them for achieving success in their employment goals.

 

Youth Job Connection program! This program will support you with:

  • Improving your resume and practicing your interview skills
  • Participating in networking opportunities with employers that are hiring
  • Using social media to give you a job search advantage
  • Learning how to profile your experience and education
  • Finding a paid job or placement through ACCES’s network of employers

Financial supports are available as you are completing the training for this program.

 

Entrepreneurship Connections

Entrepreneurship Connections is designed for newcomers who plan to start a business in Canada. If you have owned or operated a business outside Canada, this innovative and informative program will help you use that experience in the Canadian market. You will receive individual coaching to start a business. This includes developing a business plan, receiving legal consultation, and benefiting from the support of an established mentor. This program operates part-time for four weeks so that you will have time to apply what you are learning in the classroom.

The Career Foundation

We are a results-oriented non-profit organization and registered charity that has been serving people across the Greater Toronto Area successfully since 1988.  As a Service Excellence Organization, we are committed to providing the highest quality service possible to ensure that our job seeker clients reach their goals. Our mission is to link the resources of private sector companies, education and government to help all members of the community make the transition into employment.

Programs:

The Youth Job Connection (YJC) Program provides year-round pre-employment and life skills training as well as job placement support and mentoring to youth. The program aims to help youth who are 15-29 years of age; eligible to work in Canada; unemployed; not attending school full-time; and experiencing multiple barriers to employment.  The program also offers hiring incentives for employers!

The Completing the Circle Program with funding support from Service Canada provides an employment placement program for youth under 30 years.  CTC assists young job seekers in their search for meaningful employment by providing them with individual support – understanding their skills, identifying their place in the labour market, and recognizing their potential contributions to employers.

Youth Pre-Apprenticeship programs; Horticultural Technician, General Carpenter, Arborist

This Career Foundation program is designed to provide people with unique career coaching that raises self-esteem, provides an understanding of career paths that are best suited to the individuals based on their unique strengths, skills and interests, and produces an action plan leading to a career path.

The Career Centre’s assessment activities and career resource materials include:

  • Computer stations
  • Aptitude, personality and interest inventories
  • Educational calendars
  • Directories
  • Vocational and apprenticeship program resources

Labour trends and industry information

Details

Hours:
Mon  8:30am to 4:30pm
Tue   8:30am to 4:30pm
Wed  8:30am to 6:00pm
Thu   8:30am to 4:30pm
Fri     8:30am to 4:30pm

Toronto Community Employment Services

Toronto Community Employment Services (TCES) is a non-profit agency offering free employment services at our Central Toronto location at the Northwest corner of Eglinton and Redpath. Toronto Community Employment Services aims to connect people to good jobs and meaningful long-term employment.

Here at TCES, we provide the community with professional workshops that are specially designed to assist you on your road to employment.  Through many years of experience, and collobarative teamwork within the organization TCES has developed two specific programs to enhance your abilities in landing a job.

Services:

Looking for work? We will assess your skills, knowledge, and strengths as well as interests and life experiences to find the perfect fit for you. We will assist you, from resume building, to job retention. We invite you to register and join us at our information session and workshops..

Second Career provides skills training to help individuals who have recently been laid off to find jobs in high-demand occupations in Ontario.  It provides up to $28,000 for tuition, books, transportation, and basic allowance.

Did you just move to Canada in the last 3 years?  We offer a number of services which can assist and guide you in your job search.  Over 65% of our clients are newcomers, and in our 37 years of history, we take great pride in being able to help people from all around the world find employment in Ontario.

Job Search Workshop is a 2-day workshop designed to teach you the fundamental skills-building a marketable resume, cover letters to catch the employer’s attention, interview techniques, and job retention.

Career Decision Making is a 2-day workshop to help you undertand your abilities, strengths, and what the future holds for you.  We do not believe in getting any job as our goal is to find the RIGHT job for you.  This outstanding program consists of a group workshop using tools such as Career Cruising, and a one-on-one appointment with our professional employment counsellor.

Details

Hours:
Mon : 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Tue  : 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Wed : 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Thr   : 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Fri    : 8:30 am – 4:30 pm