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Alternate Name Canada-Ontario Job Grant ; COJG ; Employing Young Talent Incentive ; Employment Ontario ; Job Connect ; Second Career ; YJL ; Youth Job Link
Location & Accessibility
Site Location In the Merivale Mall
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Merivale Mall
1642 Merivale Rd, 2nd Flr
Nepean, ON K2G 4A1
 
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Intersection Merivale Rd and Meadowlands Dr W
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and 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

Youth Job Link – youth-focused career exploration and career management workshops * job search, readiness and matching assistance for year-round part-time or summer jobs

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

Employing Young Talent Incentive -- job placements for youth with subsidies
Hours Mon 8:30 am-7 pm, Tue-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) and up

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 * also available for people working under 20 hours per week

Youth Job Link -- Self-service information and resources, any youth 15-29 years, including students * Job matching services, youth 15-29 years, including students, who reside in Ontario and are eligible to work in Canada

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 ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Business Financing ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Human Resources Management Support ; Job Training Expense Assistance ~ Laid Off Workers ; Youth Employment Programs
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-688-2150
Fax 613-688-2166
E-Mail eac.merivale@ymcaywca.ca
Website www.ymcaywca.ca/Adults/employmentservices/yemploymentaccesscentres
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Primary Contact Katie Secton, Senior Director of Employment and Immigrant Services; Email: katie.sexton@ymcaywca.ca
Alternate Contact Mona Abow, Director; Phone: 613-688-2150 ext 230; Email: mona.abow@ymcaywca.ca
Other Details
Established 1867; Program: 2009
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development ; Federal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada ; Fundraising - Special events ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119072072 RR0001 ; United Way ; Fees - Membership
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
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