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Organization: Ottawa. City Operations - Ontario Employment Services  
Phone Numbers: 613-580-2424 ext 14372
Toll-Free: 1-866-261-9799
Teletype: 613-238-0821
After Hours: 3-1-1
Fax: 613-560-0613
Email: eoreferrals@ottawa.ca
Website: ottawa.ca/en/residents/social-services/employment-...
Address:
370 Catherine St, Ste 100
Ottawa, ON
K1R 5T5
Intersection: Bronson Ave and Catherine St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm, Summer hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Executives: Sonya Parno - Manager, Community and Social Support Centre West
613-580-2424 ext 24607
Contacts: Deborah Childs - Coordinator
613-580-2424 ext 25746 * Deborah.Childs@ottawa.ca
Service Description: 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

Employment Services – client service planning and coordination, resources and information, job search services, job matching, placement and incentives services, job/training retention 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

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

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

Fees: None
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
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Employment Services - unemployed/underemployed Ontarians, regardless of Employment Insurance status, income source, asset level or demographic profile

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
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Employment Assistance
Employment Assistance for Youth

This information was last completely updated on November 28, 2017

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Updated November 28, 2017
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