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Financial Assistance

Are you or someone you know headed back to school this fall? Financial assistance, scholarships or grants may be available. LEARN how saving, planning and paying for your education is within reach. TRAIN to gain hands-on work experience. WORK to create the life that you want. Visit the Government of Canada website.   Read Employment … Continue reading

Youth? Unemployed?

Unemployed Youth? We can get you working. Connect with a group of peers in a safe, supportive and inclusive environment. Gain mentorship, support, education, skills and employment. There are several Employment Ontario programs available through the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre designed to assist youth in obtaining employment. Find out which youth program is right … Continue reading

Free Job Search Workshops

The Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre offers many workshops and computer training classes designed to assist you in your job search. We have a new workshop for experienced workers and several workshops for youth. For descriptions of our workshops, click here. Please view the Event Calendar to view the current workshops available at our Oshawa … Continue reading

Youth Employment Tips

Every job you have is an opportunity to build your reputation, establish connections and grow your skills and confidence. Strategize your job search to find work that helps you advance your career goals. Here are some job search tips: Look for a job that matches your interests, skill set and capabilities. Customize your résumé to … Continue reading

OSAP Info Session

Planning on going to University or College? Find out more about applying for financial assistance through Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). A Guest Speaker from Durham College will be at the Pickering Welcome Centre to discuss OSAP; eligibility, application process, loan amount, repayment, etc. Thursday June 21, 2018 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pickering Welcome Centre Click … Continue reading

Summer Jobs for Students

The Government of Canada (GOC) helps youth and students learn of job opportunities, rates of pay and hiring programs for students and recent graduates. Topics include Job Match, Job Training, Job Postings and much more. Click to access the GOC website. Connect with us for assistance in preparing for summer employment! We have great summer … Continue reading

Finance in High School

By Fall 2018, Ontario will make financial skills a mandatory career course in high schools. Laying the groundwork for financial literacy will be an essential aspect of the Grade 10 Careers Course overhaul. In addition to essential financial skills, students will learn about digital literacy and entrepreneurship. Read: Ontario Launches Plan To Teach High School … Continue reading

Options After High School?

What are the options for young people after graduating high school? Why not consider apprenticeship? It could be the start of a rewarding career in the trades. Learn about apprenticeship and jobs in the skilled trades.   Read Employment E-News – March 2018 – Spring Into Action! Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1

Employer Incentive to Hire Youth

Employers that hire youth between January 1st and March 31st using E.O. services can receive a $1,000 retention incentive at 3-months and an additional $1,000 at 6-months. Thanks to the Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Development (MAESD), the program is available through the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre. We are accepting referrals for this … Continue reading

Free Youth Employment Programs

There are several Employment Ontario programs available to assist youth in obtaining employment. Through Youth Job Connection and Youth Job Connection-Summer; youth will: Get paid while learning employment techniques that work. Connect with a group of peers in a safe and inclusive environment. Gain mentorship, support, education, skills and employment. Connect with us for more … Continue reading

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