Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-427-7670
Fax 905-839-9687
E-Mail jennifer.shand@ymcagta.org
Website www.ymcagta.org
Site Location In the same plaza as Second Cup
Located In Community Pickering (City of)
Address & Map
1550 Kingston Rd, Ste 16
Pickering, ON L1V 1C3
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Intersection Valley Farm Rd and Kingston Rd
Contact Information
Primary Contact Samantha Teney, General Manager; Email: samantha.teney@ymcagta.org
Alternate Contact Jennifer Shand, Manager; Email: jennifer.shand@ymcagta.org
Volunteer Coordinator Christina Bracamonte, Outreach Specialist; Email: christina.bracamonte@ymcagta.org
Description & Services
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 * information and referral to other employment and community services

Second Career Program -- skills training and financial support for laid-off workers

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

For employers: 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
Hours Mon, Wed-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * Tue 8:30 am-7 pm
Areas Served Pickering (City of)
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

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
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 None
Other Details
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Accessibility Fully Accessible
Service Categories Career Awareness ; Career Counselling ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Job Training Expense Assistance ; On the Job Training ; Prejob Guidance ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Employment Issues ; Vocational Assessment ; Work Experience ; Youth Employment Programs