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How can we help you?

 

Nine agencies in eleven different locations in Ottawa can offer you a full range of employment services in both official languages.  We offer resources and supports to respond to any employment and training need. We are open to all and there is no charge for services. What we do…


Our Resource Centres help you to get started by providing:

  • Access to computers, telephones, fax machines and photocopiers
  • Resources and assistance developing resumés, cover letters,  job search techniques and interview skills
  • Information on all Employment Ontario programs and services, job opportunities, community services, networking events and job fairs
  • Information about apprenticeship, current labour market trends and educational programs

We offer Employment related Workshops such as:

  • Career Exploration (including Vocational Assessments)
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Resumé and Cover Letter Development
  • Interview and Networking Skills
  • Apprenticeship Information
  • Canadian Workplace Culture

And more… check with the Service Provider located near you for a full calendar of events.

 

Individual Employment Consultation:
Individualized support and coaching with all aspects of job search such as:

  • Assistance with making career and training decisions, understanding the local labour market, understanding what job search techniques work and  why networking works
  • Identifying and finding the right job, the right employer and the steps needed to get started
  • Access to Employment Ontario funded programs such as Second Career, Ontario Self Employment Benefit Program, Job Creation Partnership
  • Referral for specialized services for persons with Disabilities, Literacy and Basic Skills, community supports such as Housing, Financial/Credit Counselling, Newcomer and Settlement Services

Job Placements:

  • Support in identifying potential employers
  • Possibility of  subsidized work trails and or job placements that lead to permanent employment
  • Support during the placement period and the probationary period
  • Mentorship