Entering the workforce can be an intimidating experience.  From finding the right opportunity that fits your schedule to overcoming job search jitters, Employment North Job Coaches provide many services to support students and young people with job readiness.

Geared to job seekers aged 15-29 looking to become employed, gain on-the-job experience, explore training options and overcome barriers experienced by those first entering the workforce.

The South River office provides support to the Almaguin region and in the District of Parry Sound including Magnetawan, Powassan, South River and Sundridge.

Our team is ready to assist you with your job search and career exploration. To book an appointment please visit our offices, contact a member of our team or use our online appointment request form allowing us to connect via phone, Skype or in-person.

Employment Ontario Youth Programs

Through Employment North, young adults (ages 15-29) can gain access to Employment Ontario youth training programs. Our job coaches are pleased to discuss opportunities that may fit with your employment goals.

Youth Job Connection (YJC)

The Youth Job Connection program serves youth aged 15 to 29 who experience barriers to employment by providing more intensive supports beyond traditional job search and placement opportunities.  Employment North Sundridge is the service provider of this program for the Almaguin area.

Supports include:

  • Paid pre-employment training to promote job-readiness;
  • Job matching and paid job placements, with placement, support for participants and hiring incentives for employers;
  • Mentorship services; and
  • Education and work transitions support.

Youth Job Connection is one program in a new, more comprehensive and targeted suite of employment programs and services the Ontario government has implemented to more effectively help young people across a broader spectrum of needs improve their skills and find work. This includes Youth Job Connection, and the existing Employment Service.

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