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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 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 Mon-Tue 8 am-4:30 pm, Wed 8 am-6 pm, Thu-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Laurentian Valley ; Pembroke ; Whitewater
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 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 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 ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Business Financing ; Career Counselling ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Human Resources Management Support ; Job Training Expense Assistance ~ Laid Off Workers ; On the Job Training ; Prejob Guidance ; Vocational Assessment ; Work Experience ; Youth Employment Programs
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-735-4308
Fax 613-635-4862
E-Mail dickb@algonquincollege.com
Website www.algonquincollege.com/pembroke/employment
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Primary Contact Brent Dick, Site Supervisor
Names
Alternate Name Canada-Ontario Job Grant ; COJG ; Employment Ontario ; Job Connect ; Second Career ; YJC ; YJCS ; YJL ; Youth Job Connection/ Youth Job Connection Summer ; Youth Job Link
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Pembroke
Address & Map
Pembroke City Centre
141 Lake St
Pembroke, ON K8A 5L8
 
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Intersection Lake St and Albert St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking onsite
Other Details
Funding Provincial

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