Record #: BTN5097
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 11 May 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-681-1140
E-Mail yesjobs@ymcahbb.ca
Website www.YtoWork.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Christine VandeGraaf, General Manager; Email: christine.vandegraaf@ymcahbb.ca
Alternate Contact Karen Smith, Program Manager; Email: karen.smith@ymcahbb.ca

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

Agency Information

Established 1986
Primary Executive Cindy Webster, General Manager; Phone: 905-632-5000 ext 6250; Email: cindy.webster@ymcahbb.ca
Funding Provincial ; Fundraising ; United Way ; Private

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and experience  
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities 
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services

Better Jobs Ontario -- Skills training and financial support for laid off workers 

  • training program must demonstrate good job prospects 
  • financial support based on need, may include tuition, instructional costs, books, transportation and/or a basic living allowance

Services for employers -- help in identifying human resource skills requirements, matching of workplace needs to workers' skills, capabilities, interests and experience 

  • 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
Hours

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Individuals of legal working age and not attending full time school or training; must be resident of Ontario and eligible to work in Canada

Better Jobs Ontario
  • laid off individuals who are currently unemployed
  • individuals from low-income households experiencing labour market challenges
Employment services at this agency/location can be tailored to meet the needs of persons on social assistance, students and youth
Application
  • Call for information
  • 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

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