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Contact Information
Office Phone 905-681-1140
Fax 905-681-8366
E-Mail yesjobs@ymcahbb.ca
Website www.YtoWork.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/ymcajobservices
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/ymca.ets
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ymca_ets
Primary Contact Christine VandeGraaf, General Manager; Email: christine.vandegraaf@ymcahbb.ca
Alternate Contact Karen Smith, Program Manager; Email: karen.smith@ymcahbb.ca
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1986
Primary Executive Lily Lumsden, Senior Regional Manager; Email: lily.lumsden@ymcahbb.ca
Funding Provincial ; 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 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-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 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 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
Site Location Access from North parking lot
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
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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