Employer Services

Employer Services

The Employer Services (ES) of Employment Ontario is designed to provide assistance to clients who are seeking employment. ES provides employment services and supports to a wide range of individuals, including youth who may be facing some barriers.

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Youth Job Connection

The Youth Job Connection program is designed to help young people between the ages of 15-29, who face serious barriers to employment. It provides access to employability and employment skills development, along with education/training and work experiences. The goal is to achieve long-term employment, meaningful careers and success in their future work lives.

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Youth Job Connection Summer

Youth Job Connection Summer (YJCS) is designed to help young people between the ages of fifteen (15) to eighteen (18) who face challenging life situations. This program provides them with the pre-employment training and work opportunities that will help them make informed career and educational decisions as they move forward with their employment goals.

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Summer Student Program (ISETS)

The Student Program is designed to provide career-related, summer employment for secondary and post-secondary students, by providing wage subsidies to employers. The Student Program also supports the operation of a summer employment office.

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Summer Challenge (Stay In School)

Summer Challenge (Stay In School)

The Summer Challenge Program is designed to encourage students to stay in school, return to school or transition from school to work. This program encourages personal development through life skills and job readiness training while stressing the importance of staying in school.

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Canada Ontario Job Grant (COJG)

Canada Ontario Job Grant (COJG)

The objective of the grant is to support workforce development and encourage greater employer involvement in training through cost-sharing arrangements to train individuals.

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Second Career

Second Career

To provide laid-off, unemployed individuals with skills training to help them find employment in occupations with demonstrated labour market prospects in Ontario.

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Training On-The-Job

The Training On-The-Job Program is designed to assist eligible participants to become employed by providing training and work experience for eligible participants.

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