Youth Opportunities Unlimited

Site: Employment Resource Centre

Service: Ontario Employment Services

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-432-1112
Fax 519-432-2883
E-Mail info@you.ca
Website www.you.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Employment 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

Individual Skills Enhancement (ISE) - Service Canada funded program * provides young people with short-term training in an area of their choosing, with the opportunity to participate in a relevant work placement
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Areas Served London
Boundaries London and area
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) - 24 year(s) 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

Individual Skills Enhancement - must be between 15-30 years, legally entitled to work in Ontario, Canadian Citizen, permanent resident or have granted refugee status * must not be current recipient of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits * focus on those in need of assistance in overcoming employment barriers
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 Free
Agency Information
Established 1997
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Site Information
Site Location London (Central)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
141 Dundas St, Suite 200
London, ON N6A 1G3
Intersection Richmond St N and Dundas St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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