Grand Erie District School Board

Site: City Centre Campus

Service: Ontario Employment Services

Service Details
Hours Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri 8 am-4:30 pm * Tue, 8 am-7 pm
Areas Served Brant County ; Brantford
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 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
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 ; French - mandated
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Brantford
Address & Map
City Centre Campus
1 Market St, 3rd Level
Brantford, ON N3T 6C8
 
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Intersection Colborne St and Market St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
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

Second Career Program — skills training and financial support for laid-off workers

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

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
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-759-1412
Fax 519-759-7246
E-Mail careerlink@granderie.ca
Website www.careerlink.ca
Primary Contact Cheryl Stewart, Managing Supervisor; Email: cheryl.stewart@granderie.ca

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