The Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Development (MAESD) has set targets and clear expectations that Employment Ontario service providers work to meet the hiring needs of employers while increasing the quality of living for marginalized workers and increasing opportunities for all.
MAESD has allocated funds for intense pre-employment support to youth to remove or overcome the barriers to work.
MAESD has allocated funds through the Canada Ontario Job Grant (COJG) to offset employer cost of training new and existing employees to meet the specialized skill need of employers.
Immigration Refugees Citizenship Canada (IRCC) provides settlement funds to support newcomers to secure gainful employment and through
The Mentoring Partnership (TMP) to match internationally trained professional with established Canadian professionals thereby opening networks and hopefully employment opportunities.
The Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre will work to raise the bar over the upcoming years to effectively build on outreach and connections with the ‘untapped/ under resourced’ labour force as our employment counsellors meet individually with job seekers to develop effective job search skills and tools.
DRUHC’s five full time job developers proactively seek employment opportunities on a daily basis.
Read Employment E-News – October 2016 – Canada’s Labour Market Future
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