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Encouragement for your job search
Goal: Re-enter the workforce after a 2-year absence
Challenge: Finding encouragement to continue with job search
Support offered: One-on-one support; workshops; mock interviews; job fairs
“Thank you for everything you’ve done. You care so much.”
– Marlene, former job seeker
After being out of the workforce for 2 years, Marlene was having difficulty finding a new job. She was getting discouraged and losing motivation when she came to VPI for support.
Marlene met with a Career Specialist and they came up with a plan together to improve Marlene’s job prospects and give her the motivation she needed.
Marlene attended free workshops, applied for jobs on the VPI job board, accessed personal support funding, and attended VPI hosted job fairs. She participated in mock interviews where she learned to address difficult questions such as gaps in employment. With her Career Specialist’s support and encouragement, Marlene was able to successfully re-enter the workforce with a full-time job in the transportation industry.
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Every month we host various events at our branches to help job seekers develop their job search skills and get back to work. Registration is required and all events are free, unless otherwise indicated. Click an event listing to see more details and to register.
Thursday, July 4 | 9:00 am
First Aid & CPR Training teaches you critical skills needed to respond to a choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrive. Financial supports may be available to cover fees.
Tuesday, July 9 | 2:00 pm
Learn about free services for recent immigrants and tips for starting your new life in Canada. Presented by The YMCA Newcomer Information Centre.
Plan accordingly! View all of our events this month by clicking through to our monthly calendar.
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Whether you’re looking for a part-time, seasonal or full-time job, we can help. Apply for one of our current job openings below.
- Jr. Research and Development Chemist-Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (Scarborough)
- Regulatory Compliance Specialist-Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (Scarborough)
- Custodian-Facilities Department-Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (North York)
- Junior Mechanical Installations Technician-Arts, Entertainment and Recreation (Toronto)
- A/Z Tractor-Trailer Drivers-Wholesale Trade (Scarborough)
- Landscape / Grounds Maintenance / General Labour - Construction (Scarborough)
- Gas Bar Attendant-Retail Trade (Scarborough)
- Delivery Driver-Wholesale Trade (Scarborough)
- Bingo Hall Advisor-Arts, Entertainment and Recreation (Scarborough)
- Dental Receptionist-Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (Markham)
- Cashier-Arts, Entertainment and Recreation (Scarborough)
- Housekeeping Associate – Heavy Duty Cleaner- Management of Companies and Enterprises (Scarborough)
- SUPERINTENDENT - Management of Companies and Enterprises (Downtown and York Region)
- D/Z 5-Ton Truck Driver-Wholesale Trade (Scarborough)
- General Maintenance Technician-Manufacturing including food (Scarborough)
- Lab Technician-Manufacturing including food (Scarborough)
- Call Centre Representative-Finance and Insurance (Toronto)
- Curriculum Connections Specialist-Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (Scarborough)
- Production Associate-Manufacturing including food (Scarborough)
- Dental Assistant-Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (Markham)
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