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

Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

Cover Letters
Vaughan
1:30pm-4:00pm


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

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


Tue

Oct 23

Resume Building
Turner Park Library
6:30pm-8:30pm


Wed

Oct 24

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


Wed

Oct 24

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


Wed

Oct 24

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


Thu

Oct 25

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


Thu

Oct 25

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


Thu

Oct 25

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


Thu

Oct 25

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


Thu

Oct 25

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


Thu

Oct 25

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


Thu

Oct 25

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


Fri

Oct 26

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


Fri

Oct 26

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


Fri

Oct 26

Apprenticeships
Vaughan
10:00am-12:00pm


Mon

Oct 29

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


Mon

Oct 29

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


Mon

Oct 29

Apprenticeships
Richmond Hill
2:00pm-3:00pm


Mon

Oct 29

Disclosure of Disability
Toronto
2:00pm-4:00pm


Mon

Oct 29

LinkedIn
Scarborough
2:00pm-4:00pm


Mon

Oct 29

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


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

Apprenticeships
Ajax
2:00pm-2:45pm


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

Networking
Hamilton
2:00pm-4:00pm


Tue

Oct 30

Networking
Mississauga
2:00pm-4:00pm


Tue

Oct 30

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


Tue

Oct 30

Networking
Vaughan
2:00pm-4:00pm


Wed

Oct 31

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


Wed

Oct 31

LinkedIn
Etobicoke
9:00am-11:00am


Wed

Oct 31

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


Wed

Oct 31

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


Thu

Nov 1

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


Thu

Nov 1

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


Thu

Nov 1

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


Thu

Nov 1

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


Thu

Nov 1

Apprenticeships
Kincardine
10:00am-11:00am


Thu

Nov 1

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


Thu

Nov 1

LinkedIn
Kincardine
2:00pm-4:00pm


Fri

Nov 2

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


Fri

Nov 2

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


Fri

Nov 2

Apprenticeships
Mississauga
10:00am-11:00am


Mon

Nov 5

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


Mon

Nov 5

Disclosure of Disability
Toronto
2:00pm-4:00pm


Mon

Nov 5

Apprenticeships
Richmond Hill
2:00pm-3:00pm


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

Networking
Ajax
2:00pm-4:00pm


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Tue

Nov 6

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


Wed

Nov 7

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


Wed

Nov 7

OSAP
Ajax
9:00am-10:00am


Wed

Nov 7

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


Wed

Nov 7

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


Wed

Nov 7

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


Wed

Nov 7

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


Wed

Nov 7

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


Wed

Nov 7

OSAP
Oshawa
2:00pm-4:00pm


Thu

Nov 8

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


Thu

Nov 8

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


Thu

Nov 8

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


Thu

Nov 8

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


Thu

Nov 8

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


Thu

Nov 8

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


Thu

Nov 8

LinkedIn
Port Elgin
2:00pm-4:00pm


Fri

Nov 9

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


Fri

Nov 9

LinkedIn
Toronto
9:30am-11:30am


Mon

Nov 12

Disclosure of Disability
Toronto
2:00pm-4:00pm


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

Networking
Scarborough
2:00pm-3:00pm


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

Networking
Hamilton
2:00pm-4:00pm


Tue

Nov 13

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


Tue

Nov 13

Networking
Mississauga
2:00pm-4:00pm


Tue

Nov 13

Networking
Oshawa
2:00pm-4:00pm


Wed

Nov 14

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


Wed

Nov 14

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


Wed

Nov 14

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


Wed

Nov 14

Health, Safety & Employment Standards
Scarborough
11:00am-12:00pm


Wed

Nov 14

LinkedIn
Ajax
11:00am-12:00pm


Wed

Nov 14

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


Wed

Nov 14

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


Thu

Nov 15

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


Thu

Nov 15

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


Thu

Nov 15

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


Thu

Nov 15

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


Thu

Nov 15

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


Thu

Nov 15

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


Fri

Nov 16

Career Advancement
Etobicoke
9:00am-11:00am


Fri

Nov 16

Apprenticeships
Wiarton
10:00am-11:00am


Fri

Nov 16

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


Fri

Nov 16

OSAP
Etobicoke
2:00pm-4:00pm


Fri

Nov 16

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


Mon

Nov 19

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


Mon

Nov 19

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


Mon

Nov 19

Building Self-Reliance
Hamilton
2:00pm-4:00pm


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

Networking
Vaughan
2:00pm-4:00pm


Tue

Nov 20

Networking
Ajax
2:00pm-4:00pm


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

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


Tue

Nov 20

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


Wed

Nov 21

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


Wed

Nov 21

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


Wed

Nov 21

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


Wed

Nov 21

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


Wed

Nov 21

Job Interviews
Ajax Public Library- Main Branch
1:00pm-2:30pm


Wed

Nov 21

Newcomers
Etobicoke
2:00pm-4:00pm


Thu

Nov 22

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


Thu

Nov 22

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


Thu

Nov 22

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


Thu

Nov 22

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


Thu

Nov 22

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


Thu

Nov 22

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


Thu

Nov 22

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


Fri

Nov 23

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


Fri

Nov 23

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


Mon

Nov 26

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


Mon

Nov 26

Building Self-Reliance
Vaughan
9:00am-11:00am


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

Networking
Hamilton
2:00pm-4:00pm


Tue

Nov 27

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


Tue

Nov 27

Networking
Mississauga
2:00pm-4:00pm


Tue

Nov 27

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


Wed

Nov 28

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


Wed

Nov 28

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


Wed

Nov 28

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


Wed

Nov 28

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


Wed

Nov 28

Customer Service Excellence
Port Elgin
9:30am-3:30pm


Wed

Nov 28

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


Wed

Nov 28

Apprenticeships
Ajax
2:00pm-2:45pm


Wed

Nov 28

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


Thu

Nov 29

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


Thu

Nov 29

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


Thu

Nov 29

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


Thu

Nov 29

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


Thu

Nov 29

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


Fri

Nov 30

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


Fri

Nov 30

Apprenticeships
Etobicoke
10:00am-11:00am


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: