Employment Service helps job seekers find meaningful long-term employment by providing access to job search resources, personalized career advice and labour market information. The goal of this program is to teach essential job search skills, identify training needs and support career exploration.This program is funded by the government of Ontario and, provided to job seekers and employers for free.

For more information about the Employment Service program, or to register, fill out an information request form or contact: 1-888-336-9500.

Upcoming Employment Service Events

Click one of the events below for more information or to register for a free Employment Service event.

Employment Service Workshops

Mon

May 27

Second Career Orientation
Wiarton
9:00am-11:00am

Mon

May 27

Teamwork and Leadership
Vaughan
9:00am-11:00am

Mon

May 27

Self-Assessment, Part 1
Richmond Hill
10:00am-12:00pm

Mon

May 27

Occupational Research
Mississauga
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

May 28

Resume Building
Walkerton
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

May 28

Resume Building
Ajax
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

May 28

Resume Building
Hamilton
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

May 28

Resume Building
Etobicoke
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

May 28

Resume Building
Georgetown
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

May 28

Resume Building
Mississauga
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

May 28

Resume Building
Oshawa
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

May 28

Resume Building
Richmond Hill
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

May 28

Resume Building
Scarborough
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

May 28

Resume Building
Toronto
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

May 28

Resume Building
Vaughan
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

May 28

Cover Letters
Walkerton
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

May 28

Cover Letters
Etobicoke
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

May 28

Cover Letters
Ajax
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

May 28

Cover Letters
Hamilton
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

May 28

Cover Letters
Georgetown
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

May 28

Cover Letters
Mississauga
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

May 28

Cover Letters
Richmond Hill
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

May 28

Cover Letters
Oshawa
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

May 28

Cover Letters
Vaughan
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

May 28

Cover Letters
Toronto
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

May 28

Cover Letters
Scarborough
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

May 28

Job Search Cafe
Ajax
1:00pm-2:30pm

Tue

May 28

Networking
Mississauga
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

May 28

Networking
Etobicoke
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

May 28

Maintaining Mental Health
Georgetown
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

May 28

Occupational Research
Oshawa
2:00pm-4:00pm

Wed

May 29

Job Interviews
Oshawa
9:00am-11:00am

Wed

May 29

Disclosure of Disability
Mississauga
9:30am-11:30am

Wed

May 29

Second Career Orientation
Hamilton
9:30am-11:00am

Wed

May 29

Second Career Orientation
Scarborough
9:30am-11:00am

Wed

May 29

Apprenticeships
Vaughan
2:00pm-4:00pm

Wed

May 29

Second Career Orientation
Oshawa
2:00pm-4:00pm

Thu

May 30

Job Interviews
Walkerton
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

May 30

Job Interviews
Georgetown
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

May 30

Job Interviews
Etobicoke
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

May 30

Job Interviews
Ajax
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

May 30

Job Interviews
Mississauga
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

May 30

Job Interviews
Scarborough
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

May 30

Job Interviews
Vaughan
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

May 30

Maintaining Mental Health
Oshawa
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

May 30

Job Interviews
Toronto
9:30am-11:30am

Thu

May 30

Self-Assessment, Part 2
Richmond Hill
10:00am-12:00pm

Thu

May 30

Disclosure of Disability
Oshawa
11:00am-12:00pm

Thu

May 30

Job Search Cafe
Hamilton
2:00pm-3:30pm

Thu

May 30

Apprenticeships
Ajax
2:00pm-2:45pm

Thu

May 30

LinkedIn
Oshawa
2:00pm-4:00pm

Thu

May 30

Teamwork and Leadership
Mississauga
2:00pm-4:00pm

Fri

May 31

Customer Service Excellence
Richmond Hill
9:30am-4:00pm

Mon

Jun 3

Workplace Essential Skills
Mississauga
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jun 4

Resume Building
Hamilton
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 4

Resume Building
Ajax
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 4

Resume Building
Walkerton
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 4

Resume Building
Etobicoke
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 4

Resume Building
Georgetown
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 4

Resume Building
Toronto
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 4

Resume Building
Mississauga
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 4

Resume Building
Oshawa
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 4

Resume Building
Richmond Hill
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 4

Resume Building
Scarborough
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 4

Resume Building
Vaughan
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 4

Cover Letters
Ajax
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 4

Cover Letters
Walkerton
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 4

Cover Letters
Etobicoke
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 4

Cover Letters
Georgetown
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 4

Cover Letters
Hamilton
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 4

Cover Letters
Toronto
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 4

Cover Letters
Mississauga
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 4

Cover Letters
Oshawa
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 4

Cover Letters
Richmond Hill
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 4

Cover Letters
Scarborough
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 4

Cover Letters
Vaughan
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 4

Apprenticeships
Mississauga
2:00pm-3:00pm

Tue

Jun 4

Self-Assessment, Part 1
Hamilton
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jun 4

Workplace Communication
Oshawa
3:00pm-4:00pm

Wed

Jun 5

Disclosure of Disability
Toronto
9:30am-11:30am

Wed

Jun 5

Info Session: Employment Service
North York Public Library
1:30pm-4:00pm

Thu

Jun 6

Networking
Oshawa
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 6

OSAP
Ajax
9:00am-10:00am

Thu

Jun 6

Second Career Orientation
Walkerton
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 6

Second Career Orientation
Etobicoke
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 6

Second Career Orientation
Georgetown
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 6

Health, Safety & Employment Standards
Mississauga
9:30am-11:30am

Thu

Jun 6

Job Interviews
Toronto
9:30am-11:30am

Thu

Jun 6

LinkedIn
Hamilton
10:00am-12:00pm

Thu

Jun 6

Occupational Research
Richmond Hill
10:00am-12:00pm

Thu

Jun 6

Occupational Research
Vaughan
10:00am-12:00pm

Thu

Jun 6

Second Career Orientation
Ajax
10:00am-12:00pm

Thu

Jun 6

Resume Building
Scarborough
1:00pm-3:00pm

Thu

Jun 6

Conflict Resolution
Oshawa
2:00pm-4:00pm

Thu

Jun 6

Networking
Hamilton
2:00pm-4:00pm

Thu

Jun 6

Cover Letters
Scarborough
3:00pm-4:00pm

Thu

Jun 6

OSAP
Etobicoke
3:00pm-4:00pm

Fri

Jun 7

Second Career Orientation
Toronto
9:30am-11:30am

Fri

Jun 7

Second Career Orientation
Mississauga
9:30am-11:30am

Fri

Jun 7

LinkedIn
Vaughan
10:00am-12:00pm

Fri

Jun 7

Second Career Orientation
Richmond Hill
10:00am-12:00pm

Mon

Jun 10

Second Career Orientation
Port Elgin
9:00am-11:00am

Mon

Jun 10

Second Career Orientation
Vaughan
10:00am-12:00pm

Mon

Jun 10

LinkedIn
Richmond Hill
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jun 11

Resume Building
Hamilton
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 11

Resume Building
Ajax
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 11

Resume Building
Walkerton
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 11

Resume Building
Etobicoke
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 11

Resume Building
Georgetown
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 11

Resume Building
Toronto
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 11

Resume Building
Mississauga
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 11

Resume Building
Oshawa
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 11

Resume Building
Richmond Hill
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 11

Resume Building
Scarborough
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 11

Resume Building
Vaughan
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 11

Cover Letters
Ajax
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 11

Cover Letters
Walkerton
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 11

Cover Letters
Etobicoke
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 11

Cover Letters
Georgetown
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 11

Cover Letters
Hamilton
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 11

Cover Letters
Toronto
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 11

Cover Letters
Mississauga
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 11

Cover Letters
Oshawa
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 11

Cover Letters
Richmond Hill
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 11

Cover Letters
Scarborough
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 11

Cover Letters
Vaughan
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 11

LinkedIn
Etobicoke
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jun 11

Occupational Research
Ajax
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jun 11

Second Career Orientation
Oshawa
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jun 11

Self-Assessment, Part 2
Hamilton
2:00pm-4:00pm

Wed

Jun 12

Second Career Orientation
Scarborough
9:30am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 13

Job Interviews
Ajax
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 13

Job Interviews
Walkerton
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 13

Job Interviews
Etobicoke
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 13

Job Interviews
Georgetown
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 13

Job Interviews
Hamilton
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 13

Job Interviews
Mississauga
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 13

Job Interviews
Oshawa
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 13

Job Interviews
Richmond Hill
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 13

Job Interviews
Scarborough
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 13

Job Interviews
Vaughan
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 13

Job Interviews
Toronto
9:30am-11:30am

Thu

Jun 13

LinkedIn
Ajax
11:00am-12:00pm

Thu

Jun 13

Job Search Cafe
Etobicoke
2:00pm-4:00pm

Thu

Jun 13

Health, Safety & Employment Standards
Oshawa
2:00pm-4:00pm

Thu

Jun 13

Occupational Research
Georgetown
2:00pm-4:00pm

Thu

Jun 13

Occupational Research
Mississauga
2:00pm-4:00pm

Thu

Jun 13

Workplace Communication
Hamilton
2:00pm-4:00pm

Fri

Jun 14

Health, Safety & Employment Standards
Vaughan
9:30am-11:30am

Fri

Jun 14

LinkedIn
Toronto
9:30am-11:30am

Mon

Jun 17

Second Career Orientation
Kincardine
9:00am-11:00am

Mon

Jun 17

Second Career Orientation
Mississauga
9:30am-11:30am

Mon

Jun 17

Career Advancement
Scarborough
2:00pm-4:00pm

Mon

Jun 17

Networking
Richmond Hill
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jun 18

Resume Building
Hamilton
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 18

Resume Building
Ajax
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 18

Resume Building
Walkerton
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 18

Resume Building
Etobicoke
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 18

Resume Building
Georgetown
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 18

Resume Building
Toronto
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 18

Resume Building
Mississauga
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 18

Resume Building
Oshawa
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 18

Resume Building
Richmond Hill
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 18

Resume Building
Scarborough
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 18

Resume Building
Vaughan
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 18

Cover Letters
Ajax
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 18

Cover Letters
Walkerton
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 18

Cover Letters
Etobicoke
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 18

Cover Letters
Georgetown
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 18

Cover Letters
Hamilton
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 18

Cover Letters
Toronto
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 18

Cover Letters
Mississauga
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 18

Cover Letters
Oshawa
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 18

Cover Letters
Richmond Hill
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 18

Cover Letters
Scarborough
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 18

Cover Letters
Vaughan
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 18

Apprenticeships
Georgetown
2:00pm-3:00pm

Tue

Jun 18

Maintaining Mental Health
Etobicoke
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jun 18

Networking
Ajax
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jun 18

Self-Assessment, Part 1
Hamilton
2:00pm-4:00pm

Wed

Jun 19

Career Advancement
Vaughan
9:30am-11:30am

Wed

Jun 19

Disclosure of Disability
Toronto
9:30am-11:30pm

Wed

Jun 19

Second Career Orientation
Hamilton
9:30am-11:30am

Wed

Jun 19

Workplace Communication
Mississauga
9:30am-11:30am

Wed

Jun 19

Second Career Orientation
Richmond Hill
10:00am-12:00pm

Thu

Jun 20

Customer Service Excellence
Toronto
9:00am-4:00pm

Thu

Jun 20

Customer Service Excellence
Ajax
9:30am-4:00pm

Thu

Jun 20

Customer Service Excellence
Walkerton
9:30am-4:00pm

Thu

Jun 20

Customer Service Excellence
Etobicoke
9:30am-4:00pm

Thu

Jun 20

Customer Service Excellence
Georgetown
9:30am-4:00pm

Thu

Jun 20

Customer Service Excellence
Hamilton
9:30am-4:00pm

Thu

Jun 20

Customer Service Excellence
Mississauga
9:30am-4:00pm

Thu

Jun 20

Customer Service Excellence
Oshawa
9:30am-4:00pm

Thu

Jun 20

Customer Service Excellence
Richmond Hill
9:30am-4:00pm

Thu

Jun 20

Customer Service Excellence
Scarborough
9:30am-4:00pm

Thu

Jun 20

Customer Service Excellence
Vaughan
9:30am-4:00pm

Fri

Jun 21

Disclosure of Disability
Mississauga
9:30am-11:30am

Fri

Jun 21

Networking
Toronto
9:30am-11:30am

Mon

Jun 24

Second Career Orientation
Wiarton
9:00am-11:00am

Mon

Jun 24

Maintaining Mental Health
Vaughan
10:00am-12:00pm

Mon

Jun 24

Resume Critique
Halton Hills Public Library
2:00pm-4:00pm

Mon

Jun 24

Teamwork and Leadership
Mississauga
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jun 25

Resume Building
Hamilton
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 25

Resume Building
Ajax
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 25

Resume Building
Walkerton
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 25

Resume Building
Etobicoke
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 25

Resume Building
Georgetown
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 25

Resume Building
Toronto
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 25

Resume Building
Mississauga
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 25

Resume Building
Oshawa
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 25

Resume Building
Richmond Hill
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 25

Resume Building
Scarborough
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 25

Resume Building
Vaughan
9:00am-11:00am

Tue

Jun 25

Cover Letters
Ajax
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 25

Cover Letters
Walkerton
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 25

Cover Letters
Etobicoke
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 25

Cover Letters
Georgetown
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 25

Cover Letters
Hamilton
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 25

Cover Letters
Toronto
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 25

Cover Letters
Mississauga
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 25

Cover Letters
Oshawa
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 25

Cover Letters
Richmond Hill
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 25

Cover Letters
Scarborough
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 25

Cover Letters
Vaughan
11:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jun 25

Job Search Cafe
Ajax
1:00pm-2:30pm

Tue

Jun 25

Networking
Etobicoke
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jun 25

Newcomers
Mississauga
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jun 25

Self-Assessment, Part 2
Hamilton
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jun 25

Job Search Cafe
Oshawa
2:30pm-4:00pm

Wed

Jun 26

Job Interviews
Richmond Hill
9:00am-11:00am

Wed

Jun 26

Second Career Orientation
Scarborough
9:30am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 27

Job Interviews
Ajax
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 27

Job Interviews
Etobicoke
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 27

Job Interviews
Walkerton
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 27

Job Interviews
Georgetown
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 27

Job Interviews
Hamilton
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 27

Job Interviews
Mississauga
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 27

Job Interviews
Oshawa
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 27

Job Interviews
Scarborough
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 27

Job Interviews
Vaughan
9:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jun 27

Job Interviews
Toronto
9:30am-11:30am

Thu

Jun 27

LinkedIn
Hamilton
2:00pm-4:00pm

Thu

Jun 27

Networking
Mississauga
2:00pm-4:00pm

Thu

Jun 27

Occupational Research
Oshawa
2:00pm-4:00pm

More upcoming workshops…

Program Benefits

Job Seekers

  • Free access to employment resources
  • Free career exploration workshops
  • Free career management workshops
  • Job matching services and job postings
  • Job search and work transition support
  • Financial supports may be available

Employers

  • Meeting space for hiring events
  • Candidate referrals and screening
  • Job promotion and advertisements
  • Interviewing and on-boarding support
  • Financial incentives may be available to employers who hire and provide on-the-job training to qualified candidates
  • Financial incentives may be available to employers who hire and retain youth aged 15-29

Program services

Employment Resources

Job Search

  • Resumes and cover letters
  • Networking and interviews
  • Job search plan
  • Hidden job market
  • Job referrals
  • Apprenticeship opportunities

Career Counseling

  • Employment assessment
  • Transferable skills assessment
  • Re-training needs assessment
  • Workplace re-entry support

Job Retention

  • Soft skills training
  • Stress management
  • Effective work habits
  • Advice and mentorship

Career Exploration

  • Assistance identifying goals
  • Interest and aptitude testing
  • Industry insights

Application Assistance

  • Second Career
  • Ontario Job Creation Partnerships
  • Financial supports

Eligibility and Suitability

Job Seekers

In order to be eligible for the Employment Service program, job seekers must be:

  • Unemployed and not enrolled in full-time training or education (exceptions may apply)
  • Eligible to work in Canada
  • A resident of Ontario

Employers

In order to be eligible for the Employment Service program, employers must:

  • Provide program participant with standard employment terms, conditions and benefits; including placement on payroll
  • Offer a job placement based in Ontario
  • Be licensed to operate in Ontario
  • Not receive government funds for the same job placement
  • Not displace existing staff or replace laid-off staff
  • Not hire immediate family (e.g. parents, spouse or child)
  • Not be a federal, provincial or municipal government agency
  • Not be a service provider for Employment Ontario
  • Maintain good standing regarding: