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ES is a provincially funded program, under the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.
Coordinator: Gurpreet Chana, Gurpreet@westofwindsor.com
 

Looking For Work?

Our ES Program offers a wide range of resources, support and service components to assist you in matching your career and employment needs to the needs of the employers who are seeking skilled individuals. This program is additionally focused on providing individuals with a path to achieving a higher level of skills, training and employment.

The components of the ES program are flexible and can be customized to meet your particular needs.

Program highlights include the following elements:
  • Individualized needs assessment and employment counselling
  • Access to hidden job market/job leads
  • Resource and Information workshops
  • Career exploration and job search assistance and training
  • Work placements with or without financial incentives, on-the-job training and employment support
  • Developing a resume and cover letter
  • Job interview preparation
  • Second career exploration
  • Providing access to computers, internet and telephones


How the ES process works:

ORIENTATION:

Each individual interested in accessing WEST services is required to attend an Orientation Session. Individuals will be required to call WEST and pre-register for one of the following weekly sessions:

Monday 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am to 12:00pm


If you would like to further explore your options or further discuss this program or any of our other programs, give one of our consultants a call or setup a meeting. Our consultants are here to help you gain access to the information, assistance or training that you need.
 
Second Career: 

The objective of Second Career is to support laid off, unemployed individuals who require skills training to assist them to find employment in high-demand occupations in Ontario. Second Career provides financial assistance, based on individual need, to help people with some of the costs associated with a long-term training plan, including the cost of tuition and books.

Suitability:
  • Workers laid off as far back as January 1, 2005
  • Laid-off workers who have taken an interim job to make ends meet
  • Short-term training options for laid-off workers who are not eligible for Employment Insurance
  • Potential additional financial assistance to cover expenses for the cost of academic upgrading, living away from home while training, and dependent care
Contact one of our professional consultants for additional information.
 
 
 

 This Employment Ontario Program is funded in part by Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario and through the Canada-Ontario Job Fund Agreement

 



Apprenticeship:
  

An apprentice is someone who learns a skilled trade on the job, under the direction of more experienced workers. Employment Service offers assistance to find an employer who is willing to train you. A $2,000 Apprenticeship Employer Signing Bonus is available to employers who hire, register, and train an apprentice.

Contact one of our professional consultants for more information. 





Employment Ontario Self Service

This is a self service tool that is available on the Employment Ontario website and it will assist you in:

Finding out more about Employment Ontario programs and services and how they may meet your needs

You will be able to apply online with WEST Inc. Employment Services and you will receive an appointment within the next business day

http://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario/



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