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Job Skills, a non-profit charitable community-based employment and training organization, started delivering employment solutions more than 30 years ago in Keswick. Today, the agency provides employment, employer, business, and newcomer services and programs in York and Peel Regions and Simcoe County. Job Skills' programs, services, outreach, and referrals assist more than 20,000 individuals annually in maximizing their potential through new employment opportunities, new careers, and new businesses that help build strong work foundations.
Job seekers receive the following supports to help them find and keep a job: a personalized employment action plan, employer connections and job opportunities, job search skills, tools to help with career decision making, information on training opportunities, and referrals to other community services. Job seekers include those with specialized needs such as newcomers, youth with complex needs, persons with disabilities requiring additional supports, Indigenous people, those in receipt of Ontario Works, and francophones.
Job Skills also offers customized employer services to help employers meet their specific labour market needs, including recruitment resources, virtual and in-person hiring events, placement and retention services, and financial supports for hiring. These services help ensure the business community's long-term successful growth while supporting job seekers to find meaningful employment.