Contact Information
Office Phone 905-681-1140
Fax 905-681-8366
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Primary Contact Christine VandeGraaf, General Manager
Volunteer Coordinator Paul Shelton, Youth Volunteer Opportunties
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Ron Edwards Family YMCA
500 Drury Lane, Lower Level
Burlington, ON L7R 2X2
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Intersection Drury Lane and New St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (80) United Way
Established 1986
Primary Executive Lily Lumsden, Senior Regional Manager
Funding Provincial ; Federal ; Fundraising ; United Way ; Private
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The centre primarily assists those who are out of work, and youth who are out of school to assess their skills and employment potential * various programs assist job seekers with their job search activities and on the job training.  
Major Programs and Services:  
Ontario Employment Services: 
* an employment experience program  
* candidates get the training and experience needed to find a job  
* individual employment counselling  
* job search techniques  
* job placements (subsidized,unsubsidized and apprenticeship)  
* educational upgrading  
* career focusing 
For more information see separate record here
Pre-Apprenticeship/Apprenticeship programs:  
* candidates experience the trades through free on the job training  
* Program runs annually * recruitment begins in January of each year pending funding 
Resource Room:  
* self-directed access to information on careers  
* training opportunities  
* employment workshops  
* job bank  
* client phone for job search 
Computer services:  
Free of charge, available to those using for job search, training and education (including life-long learning) include:  
* computers with Internet  
* web-based e-mail * Microsoft 2013 Word, Excel and PowerPoint  
* USB drive/flashdrive/memory stick ports  
* FAX (sending only)  
* free printing (max. 20 pages per day)  
* scanner  
* some sites, such as game sites, are blocked  
Employment & Upgrading Preparation program: 
* assists adults with improving their reading and writing to enhance their employment skills
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-6 pm
Areas Served Brantford ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
plus additional eligibility criteria for different progams, contact for information.
Application call for an appointment or drop in
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ; Adult Literacy Programs ; Apprenticeship Preparation ; Career Awareness ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Internship Programs ; On the Job Training ; Prejob Guidance ; Summer Employment ; Work Experience

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