Workforce Planning Board of York Region

Record Details
Alternate Name Training Board ; Workplace Development Board ; Workplace Planning Board ; WPBoard York South Simcoe Training & Adjustment Board ; York South Simcoe Training & Adjustment Board
Former Name Workforce Planning Board of York Region and Bradford West Gwillimbury (2018)
Office Phone 905-503-6611
Website www.wpboard.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/WorkforcePlanningBoard
LinkedIn LinkedIn: ca.linkedin.com/pub/workforce-planning-board/47/750/78a
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCwQXl1YH-1BsFmxp9FRgz-Q
Primary Contact Tina Stevens, Project Manager, Workforce Planning Board; Email: tmsf@wpboard.ca
Established 1998
Primary Executive Al Wilson, Executive Director, Workforce Planning Board; Email: alcwilson@wpboard.ca
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities
Description (Service) Engages communities in a locally-driven process to identify and respond to key trends, opportunities and priorities to help improve conditions of the local labour market * facilitates a local planning process and opportunities where community organizations and institutions agree to initiate and/or implement joint actions, activities and projects * organizes events and activities that promote the importance of education, training and skills upgrading * no direct service to the public * volunteer Board of Directors representing the local labour market

Develops annual Local Labour Market Update with up-to-date information on employment conditions in community

Fosters local partnership activities to address specific issues, trends, opportunities and priorities identified in report

Maintains website with information to support both employers and job seekers who are unemployed or underemployed including connecting to Employment Ontario Service Providers for support in hiring qualified employees, job search leading to employment, starting a business, literacy skills upgrading or transitioning into a new career
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Community agencies and other labour market partners in York Region
Application Check website for details on application process, or call office
Languages English
Fees None
Located In Community Aurora
Address & Map
520 Industrial Pkwy S, Suite 200
Aurora, ON L4G 6W8
Intersection Industrial Parkway S and Wellington St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Business Assistance Services ~ Labour Issues ; Job Information ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Education Issues ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Employment Issues

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