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K E Y S
(EN & FR)

KEYS delivers a wide range of employment programs to meet the needs of our clients. These programs are supported by various levels of Government including:

·         Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (Employment Ontario)

·         Service Canada

·         Employment and Social Development Canada

·         Citizenship and Immigration Canada

·         Ministry of Education

The following programs are currently delivered by KEYS:

Canada-Ontario Job Grant

Employment Ontario – Employment Services

English Language Classes for New Immigrants

Immigrant Employment Specialist JobStart – Skills Link Programs Opportunities Fund

Professional Mentoring Partnership

TIOW: Targeted Initiative for Older Workers. KEYS delivers this program at its Gananoque-Elgin-Westport locations only.

Wage subsidies and training incentives (Employers)

Youth Job Connection

Youth Job Connection (Summer Program)  

Community Partners at our Centres:

Kagita Mikam Aboriginal Employment Services is located at KEYS 182 Sydenham Street location.

CARE for Internationally-Educated Nurses

Itinerant Services are also offered at KEYS in Kingston by Ontario Works; and at KEYS in Gananoque by K3C Credit Counselling.

 

ENG: http://keys.ca/

FRE : http://keys.ca/?lang=fr

 

Elgin:
Phone: 613.359.1140
Fax: 613.359.1197
Email:
elgin@keys.ca

 

Gananoque:
Phone: 613.382.1085
Fax: 613.382.2492
Email:
gan@keys.ca

 

Kingston (downtown):
Phone: 613.546.5559
#TTY 613-546-0511
Fax: 613.546.9592
Email:
info@keys.ca

 

Kingston (uptown - BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, NO Resource Centre):
Phone: 613.546.5559
Fax: 613.546.3928
Email:
info@keys.ca

 

Westport
Phone: 613.359.1140
Fax: 613.359.1197
Email:
elgin@keys.ca

Ontario Works Clients

City of Kingston, Community Services

 

Job Search Resources: On-site assessor for skills upgrading and education; Employment Readiness screening to assist in employment goal setting.  Your case manager can also refer you to many off-site resources such as an employment resource centre to update and create resumes and apply for jobs.

 

Education and Training: Ontario Works participants can upgrade their education and get  job specific skills training with one or more of these four approaches:

1.    Completing your Grade 12 diploma or equivalency

2.    Improving language skills

3.    Upgrading reading, math, and writing skills

4.    Training required for certain jobs such as basic computer skills and typing.

Self-employment: Applicants or participants are able, where approved by a case manager, to pursue self-employment activities as a means of achieving self-reliance. To learn more about this option, please contact your case manager.

Learning, Earning and Parenting Program: LEAP is mandatory for 16- and 17-year-old parents receiving Ontario Works who have not completed high school. Single parents and couples up to age 25 who receive Ontario Works and have not completed high school may volunteer to participate also be eligible.

* Financial assistance may be available for some employment related costs.

Call 613-546-2695 and ask to speak to your case manager.

https://www.cityofkingston.ca/residents/community-services/ontario-works/employment-assistance

 

March of Dimes

(EN)

Every year, March of Dimes Employment Services helps hundreds of people with disabilities achieve greater independence by providing job training and finding them employment.

Job experience is tough to acquire when it seems like nobody will hire you. March of Dimes will help prepare you and your resume, teaching you to be a more appealing candidate on paper and in person. We’ll help you acquire the job skills and experience you need to enter the labour market, tailoring our services to suit your strengths. Going beyond that, we will even work with employers to provide workplace accommodations for you if they are necessary.

Tel: 613-549-4141
Toll-free: 1-888-686-0663
Fax: 613-549-6321

http://www.marchofdimes.ca/EN/programs/employment/Pages/default.aspx

Ready, Willing & Able

One of the primary goals of Ready, Willing and Able (RWA) is to increase the employment rate of people with intellectual disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) by engaging employers and helping them understand the value of hiring people with disabilities. RWA recognizes that there are several conditions or key elements that need to be in place in order for an inclusive and effective labour market to develop and be sustained.

Readywillingable.ca

AMHS-KFLA

Vocational Program

 

Kingston Area: 613.544.1356 Napanee Area: 613.354.7521

 

 

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ACFOMI services d'employabilité / Employment Services ACFOMI

(EN & FR)

ACFOMI is a non-profit organization funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU). ACFOMI provides excellent employment services for the job seeker and employers in both official languages.

613-546-7863

ENGLISH: http://acfomi.ca/en/

FRANCAIS : http://acfomi.ca/

Adecco Employment Services Limited

(EN)

Adecco is the leading provider of recruitment solutions and HR services in the world. Within Canada, Adecco has a network of over 40 branches, servicing thousands of Canadian organizations each day by providing the top talent they need to succeed in today’s competitive market. Adecco employs several thousand candidates in temporary positions daily and provides thousands more with permanent work opportunities annually.

http://www.adecco.ca/en

 

Advantage Personnel

(EN)

The Advantage Group recognizes the impact of highly skilled and motivated team members and importance corporate culture has on productivity and success; our business is to identify top performers in their chosen fields, and to match the strongest performers to companies who accept only the best talent for their organization.

Phone: 613-549-2308
Fax: 613-549-5541
Email:
kingston@onyourteam.com

http://www.onyourteam.com

Calian

(EN & FR)

Calian offers a broad range of services for government and industry in: Health, IT, Training, and Systems Engineering and Manufacturing Calian offers a broad range of services for government and industry in: Health, IT, Training, and Systems Engineering and Manufacturing Calian offers a broad range of services for government and industry in: Health, IT, Training, and Systems Engineering and Manufacturing Calian offers a broad range of services for government and industry in: Health, IT, Training, and Systems Engineering and Manufacturing.

 

Calian offre un vaste éventail de services à une clientèle du secteur public et privé dans les domaines suivants : santé, TI, formation et systèmes d’ingénierie et de fabrication Calian offers a broad range of services for government and industry in: Health, IT, Training, and Systems Engineering and Manufacturing

613-546-3917

ENGLISH: https://www.calian.com/en

FRANCAIS : https://www.calian.com/fr

Drake International

(EN)

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