We assist people in their job search and will help you find the job that works for you!
Visit an experienced Job Coach who can help you make decisions and move forward.
Job seekers can experience some tough times; we’re here to support you. Explore the links below to find out how we can help you!
LET US WORK TO FIND YOU WORK.
Are you ready?
FIND A JOB
+ Under 29?
Need some help breaking into the workforce? Training and paid job placements will get you off to a good start. Coaches and mentors will stick by you.
Student? Visit a job coach for a part time or summer job. We can help you find your first job! Start gaining valuable work experience while you are still in school!
+ Need a career plan?
Career Planning: Discuss your career plan with someone who sees a bigger picture: visit a job coach. We can contribute with personal assessments, labour market information, training plans and strategies for reducing costs. Career Development is an ongoing process. Keep at it!
Visit a job coach and find out what makes you tick. Complete a career survey and join a JobFit group to learn how to transfer skills you already have over to a job you would like to do.
+ Outdated Resume?
Get a resume: A resume is what opens a door to an interview. If you need a new resume or an update visit a job coach to find out what is catching employer’s eyes this year. You only have seven seconds to impress your reader!
+ Interview Practice?
Interview: You got the call; the next step is practicing the tough questions that can come up in an interview. Visit a job coach for one on one practice or a mock interview with feedback from several interviewers.
This will increase your confidence and ensure that you have answers ready for upcoming interviews.
+ Planning your job search?
Training for under 29: Work hands on in a group to find out what employers are looking for and develop the skills that are in demand today. Eligible participants will be paid for training and job placement. (for under 30s) Contact us for dates.
JobFit Adult Workshop: Make connections with a like-minded group to learn more about the labour market, self-marketing, networking and transferable skills. All these skills are proven routes to speed up your job search. Contact us for the next dates or visit a job coach.
+ Need Upskilling?
Add to your skills: The need for new skills doesn’t stop, whatever your age. Get help with post-secondary costs through Second Career and OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program). Visit a job coach for help with programs, applications and college information.
+ Deciding on a career?
Make Career Decisions: Join a JobFit group to find out what your goals and values are and visit a job coach to complete a career interest survey and explore ideas.
Your questions answered
+ What do you do here?
We help people to build skills, find a job and develop their careers. We also help with any social service concern you have by referrals
+ How do I look at the jobs on the website?
Click here or visit our office for more information
+ How do I apply for jobs on your Job Board?
Click Here to watch a video on how to use our Job Board.
+ How do I post a job on your Job Board?
Click here to watch a video on how to post jobs on our Job Board.
+ Why are you asking me all these questions for registration?
Our office receives money from the government. To continue operation we need information to show we have clients who can use our services and who may need a subsidy as well.
+ Why do I have to register?
When you register it shows our funders that you need the services we offer. If we have no registrants the services cannot continue.
+ Is this EI? Is this Service Canada? Is this Service Ontario?
None of the above! We are a not-for-profit agency with funding from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and University (MTCU). We can, however, walk you through the EI process and give you other Service Canada information. Service Ontario has an office in Alexandria on Main Street North of Hwy 43.
+ Can you find me a job?
Our role is to help you and equip you to find a job. We assist with resumes and personal skills that help you and point you to employers who have a need. At times we speak on your behalf to an employer.
+ What’s Second Career?
A funded program to help laid-off people to retrain. Clients must be eligible and suitable, then they apply to take an in-demand training program. It is best for you to schedule an appointment with one of our job coaches to review your eligiblity and suitability for the porogram.
+ Do you have apprenticeship programs?
We have no training programs for trades. We do have programs to help you find an employer and we will assist you in choosing and finding training.
+ Do you have summer employment for students?
We have many postings for summer jobs in the spring. We also have programs to help you find a first time job.
+ I’m an employer; can I hire someone through you?
One of our main purposes is to help you find the staff you need to develop your business. Check our employer page and see what we can do for you!