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 for Employment Ontario program participants, unless otherwise indicated. Use the filters below to narrow your search. Click an event listing to see more details and to register.
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Ajax

905-683-3529
289 Kingston Road East, Unit 2, Ajax, ON L1Z 0K5
Phone: 905-683-3529
Fax: 905-683-1443
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-4:30pm (8pm on Wed)

Upcoming Events

October 2017

Job Interviews
Ajax @ 9 am

October 24 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
VPI Ajax, 289 Kingston Road East, Unit 2
Ajax, Ontario L1Z 0K5 Canada
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Free

In the middle of an important job interview, the interviewer hits you with a question that makes your mind go blank. As you struggle to say something, panic sets in—which only makes things worse. This happens to everyone, but it doesn’t have to. This workshop teaches you how to handle these stressful events, stay focused, and impress potential employers.

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Cover Letters
Ajax @ 11 am

October 24 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
VPI Ajax, 289 Kingston Road East, Unit 2
Ajax, Ontario L1Z 0K5 Canada
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Free

What exactly do you say in a cover letter? What are some "don't"s that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling cover letters, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

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Occupational Research
Ajax @ 2 pm

October 24 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VPI Ajax, 289 Kingston Road East, Unit 2
Ajax, Ontario L1Z 0K5 Canada
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Free

What jobs are you qualified for, and are there any available nearby? Is your field expected to grow, shrink, or stay the same over the next five years? How much does someone with your qualifications typically earn? This course will teach you how to research the job market, so that you can stop wasting time on dead-ends and start making the most of your job search.

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YJC Info Session
Ajax @ 3:30 pm

October 26 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
VPI Ajax, 289 Kingston Road East, Unit 2
Ajax, Ontario L1Z 0K5 Canada
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Free

Learn about Employment Ontario’s Youth Job Connection program eligibility requirements, benefits and how to register. The program includes 60 hours of paid training ($11.40/hour) and job placements after workshops are completed. Full-time and part-time jobs available.

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Job Retention
Ajax @ 10 am

October 30 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
VPI Ajax, 289 Kingston Road East, Unit 2
Ajax, Ontario L1Z 0K5 Canada
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Free

Guest Speaker, Anne Cool from ShawCor Ltd discusses strategies to succeed in the workplace. This presentation is ideal for individuals who are working or returning to work.

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Fall Job Fair
Ajax @ 1 pm

October 30 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VPI Ajax, 289 Kingston Road East, Unit 2
Ajax, Ontario L1Z 0K5 Canada
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Free

We're hosting a Fall Job Fair in Ajax with on-the-spot interviews. Register today to reserve an interview spot. *All the jobs are located in Ajax ON-SITE INTERVIEWS Chocolat Favoris Assistant General Manager ($15/hour)  Support the Manager with planning and managing the store and financial resources Must have 1 year of experience in management and 3 years of experience in catering or retail Have people skills and knowledge in Office Suite, Maitre’D, and Back Office Shop Clerk – 30 positions available…

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OSAP Info Session
Ajax @ 2 pm

October 31 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VPI Ajax, 289 Kingston Road East, Unit 2
Ajax, Ontario L1Z 0K5 Canada
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Free

Learn about the new Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) including detailed information about the eligibility and suitability requirements, general guidelines, what to expect through the application process and the repayment process. This event is ideal for young adults who wish to apply to a post-secondary institution and require additional financial support.

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November 2017

YJC Introduction
Ajax @ 9:30 am

November 6 at 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
VPI Ajax, 289 Kingston Road East, Unit 2
Ajax, Ontario L1Z 0K5 Canada
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Free

This is the first day of pre-employment workshops for youth 15-29 years old. Includes 60 hours of paid training ($11.40/hour) and job placements after workshops are completed. Full-time and part-time jobs available. Enquire about additional start-dates, if you are unable to attend.

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YJC Info Session
Ajax @ 2:30 pm

November 8 at 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
VPI Ajax, 289 Kingston Road East, Unit 2
Ajax, Ontario L1Z 0K5 Canada
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Free

Learn about Employment Ontario’s Youth Job Connection program eligibility requirements, benefits and how to register. The program includes 60 hours of paid training ($11.40/hour) and job placements after workshops are completed. Full-time and part-time jobs available.

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YJC Info Session
Ajax @ 2:30 pm

November 22 at 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
VPI Ajax, 289 Kingston Road East, Unit 2
Ajax, Ontario L1Z 0K5 Canada
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Free

Learn about Employment Ontario’s Youth Job Connection program eligibility requirements, benefits and how to register. The program includes 60 hours of paid training ($11.40/hour) and job placements after workshops are completed. Full-time and part-time jobs available.

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