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CharityVillage

8170 Lawson Rd
Milton, ON L9T 5C4
Tel: +1 800-610-8134
https://charityvillage.com/app/

The largest online recruiting, news, and how-to information site in the Canadian non-profit sector. The online website gives users access to job postings and eLearning courses, and to the latest news stories.

Hours: Weekdays 9am-5pm

Woodgreen Youth Employment Centre

815 Danforth Avenue, Suite 100
Toronto, Ontario M4J 1L2
Tel: 416-645-6000 ext. 1100
Danforth Ave & Jones Ave
http://www.woodgreen.org/OurServices/Employment.aspx

WYEC provides a wide range of free services in a variety of locations across Toronto. Services include one-on-one coaching, practical workshops and access to computers and fax machines.

YWCA Women’s Employment Centre Toronto

3090 Kingston Road, Suite 300
Scarborough, ON M1M 1P2
Tel: 416-961-8100
University Ave & Dundas St W
https://www.ywcatoronto.org/page.asp?pid=55

YWCA Toronto helps women find jobs by providing them with free or low cost employment and training programs, specialized workshops and one-on-one career support. Please call before going in.

Gateway Employment Cafe

1480 Danforth Avenue
Toronto, ON M4J 1N4
Tel: (416) 466-7489
Danforth Ave & Coxwell Ave
http://www.gateway-cafe.com/

To access Gateway services you must be referred from another organization. They offer a pre-employment program, assist you in finding employment and have resume and cover letter templates available on their website. You must be on social assistance to access this service.

Resume and Cover letter Templates:
http://www.gateway-cafe.com/resumes.php

Open: Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm

AYCE Employment Services

505 Consumers Road
Suite 102
North York, Ontario
M2J 4V8
(416) 491-7000

AYCE works with individuals to help them find jobs, get training to upgrade their skills, find job placements in relation to their skill sets, connect them with various workshops, employment counselling and access to a job search resource centre.

Open: Mon & Wed – 9:00am-5:00pm,
Tues & Thurs – 9:00am-6:30pm,
Fri – 9:00am – 4:00pm

Employment Insurance (EI)

http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/sc/ei/index.shtml

EI provides temporary financial assistance to unemployed Canadians who have lost their job through no fault of their own, while they look for work or upgrade their skills.

Youth Employment Fund

http://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario/youthfund/

This program provides funding to businesses who may wish to hire a student. A student must register for the youth employment fund. This can be done online or by phone (416) 326-5656. You are eligible if : you are between 15 and 29 years of age, are unemployed, not attending school full-time and you are a resident of Ontario.

There are many offices around the city.  An example of one program that host the Youth Employment Fund is:

Etobicoke YMCA Employment and Community Service

1530 Albion Road, Unit 83
Etobicoke
Tel:
416-741-8714.

The YMCA Employment and Community Services works in conjunction with the Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities and is delivering a new program called the Youth Employment Fund (YEF). The YEF supports job placement opportunities for youth and provides them with links to long-term employment between 4-6 months. The YEF program has many incentives for youth to find employment.

These job banks provide current job listings in Toronto and the surrounding area.

Indeed

http://www.indeed.ca/

Service Canada Job Bank

http://www.jobbank.gc.ca/rch-eng.aspx?ProvId=06&OfferpPage=50&Student=No

Workopolis

http://www.workopolis.com/EN/Common/HomePage.aspx

Monster

http://www.monster.ca/

Local Work

http://www.localwork.ca/

Simply Hired

http://www.simplyhired.ca/

Frontline Partners with Youth Network

http://www.fpyn.ca/content/jobs

Rise Asset Development

105 St. George Street
Toronto, ON Canada M5S 3E6
647 232 RISE (7473)
info@riseassetdevelopment.ca
www.riseassetdevelopment.ca

Rise Asset Development’s Youth Small Business Program is a free evening course for youth aged 16 to 29 who are interested in launching or growing a small business. The program provides the following:

  • Business skills training to develop a concrete business plan
  • Creative and collaborative workshops for business idea development using Rotman Designwork’s powerful, customer centric Business Design curriculum
  • Access to in-class coaching and mentorship from business professionals
  • Use of a laptop for students without easy access to a home computer
  • $500 in startup capital for participants who complete the program, and eligibility to apply for a Rise low interest rate business loans

Access Community Capital Fund

401 Richmond St. West, Studio 252, Toronto, ON M5V 3A8.

Tel. 416-462-0496

Email:info@accessccf.com.

Website: www.accessccf.com.

Formed to help promising entrepreneurs with viable business plans gain access to financing not available through other sources.

To find out more about eligibility criteria & to apply please visit: http://www.accessccf.com/applicants