YMCA GTA (Durham)

Site: Whitby - Garden St

Service: Ontario Employment Services

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-668-0044
Fax 905-668-6763
Website www.ymcagta.org
Located In Community Whitby
Address & Map
3000 Garden St, Unit 100 A
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6
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Intersection Garden St and Rossland Rd E
Contact Information
Primary Contact Samantha Teney, General Manager; Phone: 905-427-7670; Email: samantha.teney@ymcagta.org
Alternate Contact Jennifer Shand, Manager; Phone: 905-427-7670; Email: jennifer.shand@ymcagta.org
Volunteer Coordinator Funmi Odebode, Resource Consultant; Email: funmi.odebode@ymcagta.org
Mailing Address 1550 Kingston Rd W 
Pickering, ON M1C 2C2
Description & Services
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

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
Hours Due to COVID-19 situation CLOSED until further notice Mon-Wed, Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Durham Region
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 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
Fees None
Other Details
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Business Financing ; Career Awareness ; Career Counselling ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Human Resources Management Support ; Job Training Expense Assistance ~ Laid Off Workers ; On the Job Training ; Prejob Guidance ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Employment Issues ; Vocational Assessment ; Work Experience ; Youth Employment Programs

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