Student Programs

Get in touch with our Student Office to find out what supports you are eligible for.


The G.R.E.A.T student office can assist students with job searching, resumes and cover letters, and networking in the industry. We also provide many employment and training supports to ensure you are successful in your area of interest!


The G.R.E.A.T Student Office also offers a wide-variety of supports to employers. Give a student the experience they need to be successful in their industry while utilizing our wage subsidy programs.

Student Support Services

The Student Support Services Program provides year-round employment workshops to middle school and post-secondary students. This program is designed to raise awareness about the importance of career planning and preparing for the future. These workshops also focus on helpful resume, cover letter, and interview tips for young job seekers.

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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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Summer Work Experience (ISETS)

The Summer Work Experience program is funded through ISETS and is designed to provide career-related, summer employment for secondary and post-secondary students, by providing wage subsidies to employers. Hire the workers you need while giving a student the summer work experience of a lifetime!

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Targeted Wage Subsidy (TWS)

The Targeted Wage Subsidy Program is designed to assist eligible participants, who have employment barriers, to become employed, by providing wage subsidies to employers.

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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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Youth Job Connection

The Youth Job Connection program serves youth aged 15 to 29 by providing more intensive supports beyond traditional job search and placement opportunities. Supports include paid pre-employment training to promote job readiness, job matching and paid job placements (with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers), mentorship services, and education and work transitions supports. The overall goal of the program is for participants to achieve long-term, meaningful careers upon completion of the program.

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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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Grand River Employment and Training Student Office

Telephone: 519-445-4074

Fax: 519-445-4071

Two Rivers Community Development Centre
16 Sunrise Court
Ohsweken, Ontario
N0A 1M0

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Extended in hours in late spring

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Do you have a question about our services or programs? Interested in registering?