John Howard Society of Durham Region

Site: Whitby - Dundas St E

Service: Ontario Employment Services

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Record #: OSH0780 Last Modified: 24 Nov 2014 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

Youth Employment Fund -- job placements providing entry point to long term employment * help with costs such as transportation and tools * incentives to employers to help cover cost of wages and training

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

Youth Employment Fund -- Youth 15 to 29 years who are residents of Ontario, unemployed and not participating in full time education or training can access assisted services * additional tools and supports for short term training and employment preparation may be available to youth identified by 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 Search/Placement ~ Young Adults ; Job Training Expense Assistance ; On the Job Training ; Prejob Guidance ; Prejob Guidance ~ Students ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Unemployed Individuals ; Vocational Assessment ; Work Experience