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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

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Skills Enhancement for Youth

FREE online Skills Enhancement for Youth program

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Using Transferable Skills in your Job Search

Identifying what transferable skills you possess can help you figure out the next step in your career journey. Find out how. Read more>>


Success Story: Finding Your Next Job…Together

"VPI always went above and beyond to help me with anything I needed" – Rebecca, former job seeker Read more>>


Are Your Goals SMART?

SMART Goals allows you to stay focused as you continue the path towards achieving your goals. Here's how to set SMART Goals. Read more>>


How to Perform an Online Job Search

Finding the right job for you can be overwhelming. Here are tips that can help you conduct an online job search so you can find a job that is right for you. Read more>>


Soft and Hard Skills

What are Hard and Soft Skills?

Identifying your hard and soft skills are important to your job search efforts. Do you know the difference between the two? Read more>>


Success Story: Helping You Find the Job You Want

"A very professional, patient and genuine organization who go out of their way to help people!!" –Pranjal, former job seeker Read more>>


Networking and your Job Search

Networking and Your Job Search

Do you know the benefits of networking? Reap the rewards of this important skill to achieve your career goals. Read more>>


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Balancing School and Work

Juggling between your education and work experience can be difficult. But it doesn't have to be. Read more>>


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Success Story: A Helping Hand When You Need It Most

“The staff NEVER gave up on me…and gave me the confidence and resources I so desperately was seeking.” - Carolin, Former Job Seeker Read more>>


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How to Prepare for Your Next Interview

Simple, practical steps you can take to make the most of your next interview. Read more>>


Success Story: Working Together to Reach Your Goals

“I could not find a job without VPI's support.” - Danyu, Former job seeker Read more>>


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