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VPI Working Solutions

Site: Georgetown Employment Services Centre

Service: Ontario Employment Services

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)  
 
During this time, we will continue to provide all services including workshops remotely. All in-person events, workshops and appointments are suspended until further notice.  
 
We are continuing to accept client referrals, and our team is equipped and prepared to provide individualized, high-quality support remotely.
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-873-9816
Toll Free Phone 1-888-336-9500
Fax 905-873-6432
E-Mail infogeorgetown@vpi-inc.com
Website www.vpi-inc.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/vpiinc
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LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/215100
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/vpiinc
Primary Contact Misty Knight, Branch Manager; Phone: 905-873-9816 ext 1310; Email: mistyknight@vpi-inc.com
Contact Form www.vpi-inc.com/contact/contact-form
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Provides comprehensive employment and job search services.
Legal Status (60) Commercial
Primary Executive Kwame Brown, Vice President, Public Partnerships; Phone: 905-624-3353 ext 1009; Email: KwameBrown@vpi-inc.com
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)  
 
During this time, we will continue to provide all services including workshops remotely. All in-person events, workshops and appointments are suspended until further notice.  
 
We are continuing to accept client referrals, and our team is equipped and prepared to provide individualized, high-quality support remotely. 
 
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  • 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 as well as information and referral to other employment and community services
 
Better Jobs Ontario (formerly 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 services 
  • job matching, paid job placements with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers 
  • mentorship, education and work transition supports
 
Youth Job Connection Summer
  • summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the year
Hours Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue 8:30 am-8 pm
Areas Served Halton Hills
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 high school students 15-18 years intending to stay in, or return to 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
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/page/employment-ontario
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Georgetown
Address & Map
Halton Hills Shopping Plaza
235 Guelph St, Unit 4
Georgetown, ON L7G 4A8
 
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Intersection Guelph St and Mountainview Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Employment / Training ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Employer Staffing Assistance ; Job Search Support / Training ; Self Employment / Entrepreneurship ; Summer Employment ; Youth Employment ; Youth Employment Programs
Service Categories Business Financing ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; General Youth Employment Programs ; Human Resources Management Support ; Job Training Expense Assistance ~ Laid Off Workers ; Student Employment Programs

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