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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Walkerton

1-855-260-4900
200 McNab Street, Suite 201, Walkerton, ON N0G 2V0
Phone: 519-881-4900
Toll-free:1-855-260-4900
Fax: 519-881-3789
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-4:30pm (8pm on Wed) Open the first Saturday of every month from 9am-3pm (except long weekends, then it is the following Saturday)

Upcoming Events

September 2017

Working at Heights Certification $101.70
Saugeen Shores Fire Department 60 @ 8:30 am

September 26 at 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saugeen Shores Fire Department 60, 612 Emma St
Port Elgin, ON N0H 2C0 Canada
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$101.70

Working at Heights Training teaches you how to prevent hazards related to working at heights, including fall prevention and fall protection. Financial supports may be available to cover fees. Fill out the form below and we will contact you to complete your registration for Working at Heights Certification Special Event at Saugeen Shores Fire Department 60 on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 from 8:30am-4:30pm Registration for this event is closed. To find similar upcoming events, please visit our interactive calendar or…

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Resume Building
Walkerton @ 9 am

September 26 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
VPI Walkerton, 200 McNab Street, Suite 201,
Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0 Canada
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Free

How do you make your work descriptions "pop"? What are some resume "don'ts" that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling résumé, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

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Cover Letters
Walkerton @ 11 am

September 26 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
VPI Walkerton, 200 McNab Street, Suite 201,
Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0 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
Walkerton @ 2 pm

September 26 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VPI Walkerton, 200 McNab Street, Suite 201,
Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0 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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Job Interviews
Walkerton @ 9 am

September 27 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
VPI Walkerton, 200 McNab Street, Suite 201,
Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0 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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YJC Drop-In
Chippewas of Nawash Social Services @ 9:30 am

September 27 at 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Chippewas of Nawash Social Services, #105-33 Maadookii Crescent Neyaashiinigmiing ON N0H 2T0 Canada + Google Map
Free

Free 1-on-1 career counselling to determine if you're eligible for Employment Ontario's Youth Job Connection program. Appointments are available from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. To book an appointment, click the green "Register for this event" button and indicate your preferred time in the message field. We will contact you to confirm your appointment with us.

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Job Interviews
Walkerton @ 2 pm

September 27 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VPI Walkerton, 200 McNab Street, Suite 201,
Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0 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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Job Search Support
Wiarton @ 8:30 am

September 28 at 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
VPI Wiarton, 576 Edward Street
Wiarton, Ontario N0H 2T0 Canada
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Free

Do you need a job? Are you unsure about education and training options? We can help! Register now for support and assistance with job search, labour market research, resume development and more!

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October 2017

Careers at CarePartners
Kincardine @ 2 pm

October 4 at 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
VPI Kincardine, 385 Queen Street
Kincardine, Ontario N2Z 2R4 Canada
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Free

Learn about current opportunities with CarePartners who is actively hiring new and experienced Personal Support Workers in Owen Sound. Bring a resume and dress for success!

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Smart Serve Certification
Kincardine @ 4 pm

October 4 at 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
VPI Kincardine, 385 Queen Street
Kincardine, Ontario N2Z 2R4 Canada
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$30

$30 Smart Serve Training allows participants to legally serve alcohol in Ontario. Financial supports may be available to cover fees.

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YJC Introduction
Chippewas of Nawash Social Services @ 9:30 am

October 10 at 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Chippewas of Nawash Social Services, #105-33 Maadookii Crescent Neyaashiinigmiing ON N0H 2T0 Canada + Google Map
Free

This workshop is an introduction to the YJC Program, the YJC workshops, and logistics (such as filling out tax forms, access to the YJC Discussion Forum and vpi Job Board).

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YJC Drop-In
Walkerton @ 8:30 am

October 18 at 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
VPI Walkerton, 200 McNab Street, Suite 201,
Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0 Canada
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Free

Free 1-on-1 career counselling to determine if you're eligible for Employment Ontario's Youth Job Connection program. Appointments are available from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. To book an appointment, click the green "Register for this event" button and indicate your preferred time in the message field. We will contact you to confirm your appointment with us.

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Financial Literacy
Chippewas of Nawash Social Services @ 9:30 am

October 19 at 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Chippewas of Nawash Social Services, #105-33 Maadookii Crescent Neyaashiinigmiing ON N0H 2T0 Canada + Google Map
Free

Guest speaker, Holly Devlin from United Way discusses topics on how to save, budget and develop life skills to improve financial management.

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YJC Drop-In
Walkerton @ 8:30 am

October 25 at 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
VPI Walkerton, 200 McNab Street, Suite 201,
Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0 Canada
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Free

Free 1-on-1 career counselling to determine if you're eligible for Employment Ontario's Youth Job Connection program. Appointments are available from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. To book an appointment, click the green "Register for this event" button and indicate your preferred time in the message field. We will contact you to confirm your appointment with us.

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YJC Drop-In
Walkerton @ 8:30 am

October 27 at 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
VPI Walkerton, 200 McNab Street, Suite 201,
Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0 Canada
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Free

Free 1-on-1 career counselling to determine if you're eligible for Employment Ontario's Youth Job Connection program. Appointments are available from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. To book an appointment, click the green "Register for this event" button and indicate your preferred time in the message field. We will contact you to confirm your appointment with us.

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Hospitality & Customer Service Certifications
Walkerton @ 9 am

October 30 at 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
VPI Walkerton, 200 McNab Street, Suite 201,
Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0 Canada
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Free

We're partnering with Georgian College to offer a two-week comprehensive course to help you secure numerous certificates to work in the hospitality and customer service industries. This training is free and takes places from September 25 -28 and October 2 - 4 at the same time every day. Pre-registration in advance is required as space is limited.

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