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We provide employment programs, assessments and supportive vocational services that help residents of Ontario improve job readiness, explore training and get back to work.

As a service provider for the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD), we facilitate several Employment Ontario programs to help job seekers find work and training opportunities. We also work directly with employers who are looking to hire. These programs and services are free for job seekers and employers as they are funded by the government of Ontario and, in part, by the Government of Canada.

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“My situation is complicated but I didn’t feel rushed or judged at any point. The staff at VPI are really patient. They really care about your success.”
— Client testimonial

Upcoming Events

Fri

Aug 12

Occupational Research
Virtual Event
10:00am-12:00pm

Fri

Aug 12

Disclosure of Disabilities
Virtual Event
1:30pm-3:30pm

Mon

Aug 15

Networking
Virtual Event
10:00am-11:30am

Mon

Aug 15

Info Session: Accelerated Cyber Security Training
Virtual
11:00am-12:00pm

Mon

Aug 15

Managing Stress
Virtual Event
1:30pm-3:30pm

Tue

Aug 16

Transferable Skills & Accomplishments
Virtual Event
10:00am-11:30am

Tue

Aug 16

Info Session: Progressive Training College
Virtual
10:00am-11:00am

Tue

Aug 16

LinkedIn
Virtual Event
1:30pm-3:30pm

Tue

Aug 16

Info Session: Georgian College
Virtual
1:30pm-2:30pm

Tue

Aug 16

Info Session: Career Opportunities for Women in TTC
Virtual
1:30pm-2:30pm

Wed

Aug 17

Resume Building
Virtual Event
10:00am-12:00pm

Wed

Aug 17

Info Session: Careers with MLSE
Virtual
1:00pm-2:30pm

Wed

Aug 17

Job Interviews
Virtual Event
1:30pm-3:30pm

Thu

Aug 18

Info Session: Innovations in Business Solutions
Virtual
11:00am-12:00pm

Thu

Aug 18

Job Searching 101
Virtual Event
1:30pm-3:00pm

Thu

Aug 18

Info Session: Fanshawe College
Virtual
1:30pm-2:30pm

Fri

Aug 19

Occupational Research
Virtual Event
10:00am-12:00pm

Fri

Aug 19

Disclosure of Disabilities
Virtual Event
1:30pm-3:30pm

Mon

Aug 22

Networking
Virtual Event
10:00am-11:30am

Mon

Aug 22

Cultural Sensitivity
Virtual Event
1:30pm-3:30pm

Tue

Aug 23

Transferable Skills & Accomplishments
Virtual Event
10:00am-11:30am

Tue

Aug 23

Workplace Essential Skills
Virtual Event
1:30pm-3:30pm

Wed

Aug 24

Resume Building
Virtual Event
10:00am-12:00pm

Wed

Aug 24

Job Interviews
Virtual Event
1:30pm-3:30pm

Thu

Aug 25

Customer Service Excellence
Virtual Event
1:30pm-3:30pm

Thu

Aug 25

Info Session: Careers in the Armed Forces
Virtual
1:30pm-2:30pm

Fri

Aug 26

Occupational Research
Virtual Event
10:00am-12:00pm

Fri

Aug 26

Disclosure of Disabilities
Virtual Event
1:30pm-3:30pm

Mon

Aug 29

Networking
Virtual Event
10:00am-11:30am

Tue

Sep 6

Info Session: Know Your Employment Rights
Virtual
1:00pm-2:00pm

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