John Howard Society of Durham Region

Site: Whitby - Dundas St E

Service: Ontario Employment Services

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Record #: OSH0780 Last Modified: 31 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 07 Aug 2014
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone905-666-8847
Fax905-430-0694
E-Mailemploymentservices@jhsdurham.on.ca
Websitewww.jhsdurham.on.ca
Located In CommunityWhitby (Town of)
Address & Map
114 Dundas St E, Ste 200
Whitby, ON L1N 2H7
 
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IntersectionBrock St and Dundas St (Hwy 2) * above Hakim Optical
Contact Information
Primary ContactChristina Barrow, Director of Employment & Training Services
Mailing Address75 Richmond St W 
Oshawa, ON L1G 1E3
Description & Services
DescriptionComprehensive 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

Ontario Self Employment Benefit Program (OSEB) -- income and entrepreneurial support during business development and launch

For employers: 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
HoursMon, Wed, Thu 8 am-5 pm * Tue 8 am-7 pm * Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas ServedWhitby (Town of)
EligibilitySelf-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

Employers can get help in identifying their human resource skill requirements, matching of position/workplace needs to participants' skills, capabilities, interests and experience, and support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support success and retention
ApplicationCall 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
LanguagesEnglish
FeesNone
Other Details
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Classification/Subjects
Service CategoriesCareer Awareness ; Career Counselling ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Job Training Expense Assistance ; On the Job Training ; Prejob Guidance ; Prejob Guidance ~ Students ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Unemployed Individuals ; Vocational Assessment ; Work Experience