Contact Information
Office Phone 905-681-1140
Fax 905-681-8366
Website www.YtoWork.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/ymcacdlc
RSS RSS: feeds.feedburner.com/YMCAHBBNews
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ymca_ets
Primary Contact Christine VandeGraaf, General Manager; Email: christine_vandegraaf@ymca.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Paul Shelton, Youth Volunteer Opportunities; Email: paul_shelton@ymca.ca
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 and Service Names
Alternate Name Canada-Ontario Job Grant ; COJG ; Employment Ontario ; ES ; Second Career ; YJC ; YJCS ; YJL ; Youth Job Connection ; Youth Job Connection Summer Program ; Youth Job Link
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1986
Primary Executive Lily Lumsden, Senior Regional Manager; Email: lily_lumsden@ymca.ca
Funding Provincial ; Federal ; Fundraising ; United Way ; Private
Description and Service Details
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 Connection -- paid pre-employment training * job matching and paid job placements * 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

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 their human resource skill 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
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-6 pm
Areas Served Halton 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

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
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Business Financing ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Human Resources Management Support ; Job Training Expense Assistance ~ Laid Off Workers ; Youth Employment Programs

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