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

Dec 17

LinkedIn
Scarborough
10:00am-12:00pm

Mon

Dec 17

1:1 Job Search Support
Halton Hills Public Library - Georgetown Branch
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

Resume Building
Scarborough
9:30am-11:00am

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

Networking
Ajax
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

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

Tue

Dec 18

Occupational Research
Scarborough
2:00pm-3:00pm

Tue

Dec 18

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

Wed

Dec 19

Customer Service Excellence
Oshawa
9:00am-3:30pm

Wed

Dec 19

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

Wed

Dec 19

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

Wed

Dec 19

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

Wed

Dec 19

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

Wed

Dec 19

Workplace Communication
Ajax Public Library- Main Branch
1:00pm-2:30pm

Wed

Dec 19

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

Thu

Dec 20

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

Thu

Dec 20

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

Thu

Dec 20

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

Thu

Dec 20

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

Thu

Dec 20

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

Thu

Dec 20

Apprenticeships
Wiarton
10:00am-11:00am

Thu

Dec 20

1:1 Job Search Support
Wiarton
1:00pm-4:00pm

Fri

Dec 21

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

Fri

Dec 21

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

Fri

Dec 21

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

Fri

Dec 21

LinkedIn
Toronto
9:30am-11:30am

Mon

Dec 24

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

Mon

Dec 24

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

Mon

Dec 24

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

Mon

Dec 24

Networking
Etobicoke
2:00pm-4:00pm

Thu

Dec 27

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

Thu

Dec 27

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

Thu

Dec 27

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

Thu

Dec 27

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

Thu

Dec 27

Job Interviews
Scarborough
10:00am-12:00pm

Thu

Dec 27

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

Thu

Dec 27

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

Fri

Dec 28

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

Fri

Dec 28

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

Mon

Dec 31

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

Mon

Dec 31

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

Wed

Jan 2

OSAP
Ajax
9:00am-10:00am

Wed

Jan 2

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

Wed

Jan 2

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

Wed

Jan 2

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

Wed

Jan 2

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

Wed

Jan 2

OSAP
Oshawa
2:00pm-4:00pm

Thu

Jan 3

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

Thu

Jan 3

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

Thu

Jan 3

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

Thu

Jan 3

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

Thu

Jan 3

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

Thu

Jan 3

Second Career Orientation
Scarborough
10:30am-12:00pm

Fri

Jan 4

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

Fri

Jan 4

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

Mon

Jan 7

LinkedIn
Scarborough
10:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

Resume Building
Scarborough
9:30am-11:00am

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

Networking
Ajax
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jan 8

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

Tue

Jan 8

Networking
Mississauga
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jan 8

Occupational Research
Scarborough
2:00pm-3:00pm

Wed

Jan 9

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

Wed

Jan 9

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

Wed

Jan 9

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

Wed

Jan 9

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

Wed

Jan 9

LinkedIn
Ajax
11:00am-12:00pm

Thu

Jan 10

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

Thu

Jan 10

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

Thu

Jan 10

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

Thu

Jan 10

Apprenticeships
Kincardine
10:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jan 10

Job Interviews
Scarborough
10:00am-12:00pm

Thu

Jan 10

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

Thu

Jan 10

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

Thu

Jan 10

1:1 Job Search Support
Kincardine
1:00pm-4:00pm

Fri

Jan 11

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

Fri

Jan 11

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

Mon

Jan 14

Newcomers
Mississauga
10:00am-12:00pm

Mon

Jan 14

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

Mon

Jan 14

Job Interviews
Vaughan
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

Resume Building
Scarborough
9:30am-11:00am

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

Networking
Hamilton
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jan 15

Networking
Oshawa
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jan 15

Networking
Scarborough
2:00pm-3:00pm

Tue

Jan 15

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

Tue

Jan 15

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

Wed

Jan 16

Resume Building
St. Charles Adult Education Centre
9:00am-11:00am

Wed

Jan 16

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

Wed

Jan 16

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

Wed

Jan 16

Customer Service Excellence
Oshawa
9:30am-3:30pm

Wed

Jan 16

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

Wed

Jan 16

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

Thu

Jan 17

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

Thu

Jan 17

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

Thu

Jan 17

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

Thu

Jan 17

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

Thu

Jan 17

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

Thu

Jan 17

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

Thu

Jan 17

Apprenticeships
Port Elgin
10:00am-11:00am

Thu

Jan 17

1:1 Job Search Support
Port Elgin
1:00pm-4:00pm

Fri

Jan 18

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

Fri

Jan 18

LinkedIn
Toronto
9:30am-11:30am

Fri

Jan 18

Apprenticeships
Mississauga
10:00am-11:00am

Mon

Jan 21

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

Mon

Jan 21

Occupational Research
Hamilton Regional Indian Centre
9:30am-11:30am

Mon

Jan 21

Apprenticeships
Scarborough
1:00pm-2:00pm

Tue

Jan 22

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

Tue

Jan 22

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

Tue

Jan 22

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

Tue

Jan 22

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

Tue

Jan 22

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

Tue

Jan 22

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

Tue

Jan 22

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

Tue

Jan 22

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

Tue

Jan 22

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

Tue

Jan 22

Resume Building
Scarborough
9:30am-11:00am

Tue

Jan 22

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

Tue

Jan 22

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

Tue

Jan 22

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

Tue

Jan 22

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

Tue

Jan 22

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

Tue

Jan 22

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

Tue

Jan 22

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

Tue

Jan 22

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

Tue

Jan 22

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

Tue

Jan 22

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

Tue

Jan 22

Health, Safety & Employment Standards
Scarborough
2:00pm-3:00pm

Tue

Jan 22

Networking
Vaughan
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jan 22

Networking
Mississauga
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jan 22

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

Tue

Jan 22

Occupational Research
Richmond Hill
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jan 22

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

Wed

Jan 23

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

Wed

Jan 23

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

Wed

Jan 23

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

Wed

Jan 23

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

Wed

Jan 23

Second Career Orientation
Scarborough
10:30am-12:00pm

Wed

Jan 23

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

Wed

Jan 23

1:1 Job Search Support
Wiarton
1:00pm-4:00pm

Wed

Jan 23

Apprenticeships
Ajax
2:00pm-2:45pm

Thu

Jan 24

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

Thu

Jan 24

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

Thu

Jan 24

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

Thu

Jan 24

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

Thu

Jan 24

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

Thu

Jan 24

Job Interviews
Scarborough
10:00am-12:00pm

Fri

Jan 25

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

Fri

Jan 25

Networking
Toronto
9:30am-11:30am

Mon

Jan 28

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

Mon

Jan 28

Workplace Communication
Mississauga
10:00am-12:00pm

Tue

Jan 29

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

Tue

Jan 29

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

Tue

Jan 29

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

Tue

Jan 29

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

Tue

Jan 29

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

Tue

Jan 29

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

Tue

Jan 29

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

Tue

Jan 29

Resume Building
Scarborough
9:30am-11:00am

Tue

Jan 29

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

Tue

Jan 29

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

Tue

Jan 29

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

Tue

Jan 29

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

Tue

Jan 29

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

Tue

Jan 29

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

Tue

Jan 29

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

Tue

Jan 29

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

Tue

Jan 29

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

Tue

Jan 29

Networking
Hamilton
2:00pm-4:00pm

Tue

Jan 29

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

Tue

Jan 29

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

Wed

Jan 30

Customer Service Excellence
Walkerton
9:00am-3:30pm

Wed

Jan 30

LinkedIn
Etobicoke
9:00am-11:00am

Wed

Jan 30

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

Thu

Jan 31

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

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: