Community Employment Services

Site: Woodstock - Metcalfe St

Service: Ontario Employment Services

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Record #: OXF1034 Last Modified: 12 Jun 2014 Last Full Update: 22 Apr 2014
Memos and Bulletins
Comments - PublicSatellite offices located in Norwich, Plattsville, Princeton, Tavistock and Thamesford; please call 519-539-8161 for more information.
Contact Information
Office Phone519-539-8161
Toll Free Phone1-888-439-8161
Fax519-539-7833
Websitewww.ceswoodstock.org/
Agency Information
Agency DescriptionCommunity Employment Services (CES) located in Woodstock, Ontario is a one stop centre for accessing a variety of employment related programs and services in Oxford County. All services are free and confidentiality is assured. 
 
Branch offices in Ingersoll and Norwich plus itinerate offices in Plattsville, Princeton, Tavistock and Thamesford, help to extend services to other geographic areas of Oxford County.
Service Level(50) Non Profit
FundingProvincial - MTCU
Agency Services
Supplementary Info
Cross ReferenceEAS ; Employment Assistance Service ; Employment Ontario ; Second Career ; SJS ; Summer Job Service ; Summer Jobs Service
Description and Service Details
DescriptionHelps Ontarians find sustainable employment * assessment of skills, capabilities, interests and experience * job search strategies, including resume preparation * information about different careers and occupations, the local labour market, employment and training opportunities * on-the-job training and/or work experience and, in some cases, additional support to help maintain employment * information about all Employment Ontario programs and services * access to Second Career program to provide laid-off workers with skills training for high-demand occupations * information about, and referral to, other community services and supports

Incorporates services previously provided through Employment Assistance Services (EAS), Employment Resource Centres and other programs * Summer Jobs Service program remains separate for the time being

Summer Jobs Service -- free job-search and self-marketing support to help students find summer jobs * $2-per-hour-per-student hiring incentive available for eligible Ontario employers to create summer job placements * contact this local Employment Ontario Summer Jobs Service agency, call the toll-free Employment Ontario Contact Centre at 1-800-387-5656 (TTY 1-866-533-6339), or visit www.ontario.ca/summerjobs

Youth Employment Fund -- a $195 million initiative to provide 25,000 youth in all regions of the province with an entry point to long term employment through job placements that offer the chance to learn work skills while earning income. The fund will be delivered through the existing Employment Service (ES).
HoursMon,Tue,Thu, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * Wed 8:30 am-7 pm
Areas ServedOxford County
EligibilitySelf-service information and resources -- anyone, including people with jobs, those who are under-employed, people looking for work, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals, employers

Youth Employment Fund -- Youth 15 to 29 years who are residents of Ontario, unemployed and not participating in full time education or training can access assisted services * additional tools and supports for short term training and employment preparation may be available to youth identified by employers

Assisted services (such as supported job search, job matching and placement, job retention services) -- people who are unemployed and out of school

Employers can get help in identifying their human resource skill requirements, matching of position/workplace needs to participants' skills, capabilities, interests and experience, and support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support success and retention

ApplicationCall 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.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario/>
LanguagesEnglish
FeesNone
Site Information
Located In CommunityWoodstock
Address & Map
40 Metcalfe St
Woodstock, ON N4S 3E7
 
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AccessibilityFully Accessible - Parking, Ramp at front entrance, Automatic door, Washroom