Seneca College

Site: Newmarket Campus

Service: Seneca Employment Services

Record Details
Alternate Name Canada-Ontario Job Grant ; COJG ; Employment Ontario ; SC ; Second Career
Office Phone 905-898-6199
Fax 905-898-0057
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Primary Contact Noreen Champagne, Customer Service, Seneca Employment Services; Phone: 905-898-6199; Email:
Alternate Contact Lisa Hurst-Rykhoff, Customer Service, Seneca Employment Services; Phone: 905-898-6199; Email:
Primary Executive Martin Tame, Manager, Seneca Employment Services; Phone: 905-898-6199; Fax: 905-898-0057; Email:
Funding Provincial
Description (Service) Comprehensive employment and job search services * assessment of skills, interests and experience * job search strategies, including resume preparation * information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and training opportunities * on-the-job training, work experience * help in maintaining employment * information and referral to other employment and community services

Second Career Program -- skills training and financial support for laid-off workers

Strategies for Success Youth Employment Program - Workshops and training * Career Assessment and Exploration * Job Search Skills * Career Management Skills * Social Media and the Job Search * First Aid, CPR, WHMIS and Safety Certificates* Excellence in Customer Service Certificate * Attend (paid) 4 weeks workshops and 8 weeks paid local job placement

For employers: help in identifying human resource skills requirements * 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

Job Matching Placement and Incentive Resource Center Job Postings
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Thu 8:30 am-8 pm
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Self-service information and resources: anyone, including people with jobs, those who are under-employed, people looking for work, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals, employers

Assisted services: (such as supported job search, job matching and placement, job retention services) -- people who are unemployed and out of school

Strategies for Success Youth Employment Program: Ages 15 - 30 * Resident of Ontario * eligible to work in Canada * Unemployed and currently not returning to school * Not receiving EI

Youth Job Link helps youth, including students, to find their first job * supports youth to design resume, find local employers with job opportunities Canada Ontario Job Grant: COJG program provides direct financial support to individual employers to purchase training for their workforce * Employers choose individuals to have trained, and the training that meets their workforce development needs * training is delivered through cost sharing agreements between individual employers and the Government, Employer pays at least one third * Employers with 50 employees or less have the option to contribute up to 50 per cent of their required contribution in wages paid to training participants and Government covers two thirds of direct training costs, up to $10,000 per trainee

Employer Services Employers can get help in identifying their human resource skill requirements, matching of position/workplace needs to participants' skills, capabilities, interests and experience, and support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support success and retention
Application Call or drop in * 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
Languages English
Fees None
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
16655 Yonge St, Unit 3
Newmarket, ON L3X 1V6
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Intersection Yonge St and Mulock Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Career Awareness ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Job Training Expense Assistance ; On the Job Training ; Prejob Guidance ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Employment Issues ; Vocational Assessment ; Work Experience


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