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Employment Services & Programs

Successful Job Skills' client Annemieke M. gives a testimonial: “I was unemployed and realized I needed help to update my skills. Connecting with Job Skills brought me to interesting sessions and connected me with other people who were facing similar 'age discrimination'. ”

Employment Ontario Employment Services

Employment Ontario offers all Ontarians the employment services they need in a one-stop shop.

Job Skills’ Employment Service Centres are available to all residents to access local community information, employment services and Employment Ontario-funded programs.

Job Skills offers individualized assistance to job seekers through the creation of an Employment Service Plan. This plan may include activities such as career exploration, coaching, and job development. Services are also available to those who wish to job search independently.

In addition, all individuals have access to computer workstations with Internet access, job boards, daily newspapers, telephones, fax machines, and photocopiers. The Hot Jobs list contains current opportunities available with local employers, updated weekly. Workshops and information sessions are offered on a variety of topics related to job search and career exploration.

Want someone to talk to for your mental health issues? Job Skills' Markham Employment Centre is hosting staff from the Canadian Mental Health Association; Peer Support Workers will draw upon their own experiences and challenges in their own recovery process and offer: emotional support, problem solving, goal setting, teaching new skills, crisis risk assessment, referrals to other services and community resources. Click here to get connected with peer support!

All services are provided at no cost to the community. For more information you can contact one of the three Job Skills' Employment Service centres at:

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