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Friday, December 15, 2017

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The Mentoring Partnership

Become a mentor and make a difference

The Mentoring Partnership brings together recent skilled immigrants and established professionals in occupation-specific mentoring relationships.

To become a mentor or to find out more, visit www.thementoringpartnership.com

Address: 55 Hardwood Ave. S, Ajax
​mentorship@unemployedhelp.on.ca

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Pre-Apprenticeship Electrical Training Certificate Information Seminar

Presented by – Rick Irving, Admissions Consultant
Learning Objectives:
• Employment trends in skilled trades
• Shortage of Skilled workers in Ontario and Canada
• The Apprenticeship process in Ontario and Canada
• Benefits of apprenticeship – Earn while you learn!
• Prerequisites for indenturing
• What is pre-apprenticeship training?
• Benefits of pre-apprenticeship training – become a valuable employee!
• BGM’s methods of developing your skills (Theory, Practical, Resume) so that you can
enter the Electrical Trade
• Funding opportunities, scholarships and grants

Register now call vpi Oshawa at: 905 571 3301

vpi Inc. OSHAWA
843 King Street West, Unit# 9
Oshawa, ON L1J 2L4
www.vpi-inc.com

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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BMO Interactive Panel Discussion - June 4 - Pickering

YMCA Durham Employment & Community will be holding a BMO Interactive Panel Discussion on Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 from 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm.
 
INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION ON TOPICS INCLUDING:
Resumes • Interviews • Online Applications

LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE!
CALL TO REGISTER 905-427-7670

Location:
PICKERING KINGSTON ROAD YMCA CENTRE
1550 Kingston Road. Suite 16,
(Corner of Valley Farm & Kingston Rd.)

Wednesday, June 04, 2014 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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LiNDR Annual General Meeting and Professional Development Event

Come and celebrate the Literacy Network of Durham Region's 20th anniversary at their Annual General Meeting and participate in a day of professional development.  This interactive, networking-based session will include the following topics:

- Literacy and Employment: Barriers and Brainwaves

- Everything You Wanted to Know About Labour Market Information But Were Afraid To Ask

 - Learning Communities

Friday, June 13, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM at the Whitby Public Library

Register at  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/lindr-annual-general-meeting-and-professional-development-event-tickets-11401896379?aff=estw

Thursday, June 05, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Community Roadmap to Employment

As a community we are going to develop a Community Roadmap to Employment with the long term goal of increasing labour market attachment for youth with multiple barriers to employment.

How are we going to do it?

On November 25th we are going to convene 100 people who are passionate about increasing the economic participation of youth with disabilities in Durham Region. We are going to spend a full day of planning and organizing an ACTION PLAN.

If you want to be involved you can get on the guest list by emailing  dren@dren.org or calling Diana at 905-720-1777 ext. 224. 

The event will be from 9 to 3 and will take place at the Abilities Centre. The nature of the process does not accomodate "drop-ins", so please plan to arrive on time and stay for the whole day.

Friday, November 25, 2016 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Community Roadmap to Employment: School to Work

Over 100 community members from Durham Region came together on November 25th with the intention of co-creating a Community Roadmap to Employment for Youth with Barriers to Employment. 

By the end of the day utilizing an open space technology format a plan was in place, action teams formed and a commitment was solidified to increase the economic participation for youth in Durham.

Six priorities were identified: 

  • Employer Development 
  • Engaging Schools 
  • Fear Factor
  • Barrier Free Hiring Processes
  • Role of Local Government
  • Networking

On February 2nd we are going to come together to unpack these priorities.Presenters will provide information on what is available now for youth with disabilities who are transitioning from school to work providing a starting point to work from.

This is an invitation only event. Contact DREN to get on the mailing list: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/community-roadmap-to-employment-school-to-work-tickets-31127959565

Thursday, February 02, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Community Roadmap to Employment: Engaging Employers

Do you want to increase the economic participation of youth with barriers to employment in Durham Region? Are you interested in ensuring that Durham Region is seen as an inclusive community to work, play and live? Help DREN co-create a Community Roadmap for Employment for Youth with Barriers to Employment.

Bob Vansickle, Training Coordinator for ODEN Centre of Excellence, has just returned from presenting at the United Nations in Vienna on Community Living Sarnia-Lambton's Employment Transitions Program. Community Living Sarnia-Lambton' was awarded the 'Zero Project Innovative Practice 2017' Award for their Summer Employment Transitions program model. The summer employment service for students with a disability is considered an innovative and effective solution that can be shared globally to aid in solving the problem of unemployment of persons' with a disability. 

Bob Vansickle has graciously agreed to share the model with us in Durham Region including how to engage employers and gain support from community influencers. Help us put Durham Region on the map as a community where employment is accessible to all!

This is an invitation only event because of limited seating. Please contact DREN if you wish attend.

Friday, April 07, 2017 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Concentrix Career Fair - November 15 - Oshawa

Are you customer focused? Enjoy working in a fast-paced, team environment?
Bring your Resume and be prepared to discuss your qualifications.
Career Fair Location:
1189 Colonel Sam Drive, Oshawa


Can’t make it? Call or email to book: 905-440-7603 Recruit.Oshawa@concentrix.com
Follow us on Instagram: @concentrixcanada careers.concentrix.com

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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KFC Job Fair - Nov 22 - Uxbridge

KFC is coming to Uxbridge and is looking for 15-20 people to staff their store.

Durham College Commuity Employment Services is hosting a job fair at their Uxbridge office on Nov 22.  Interested candidates please call to book an appointment. 905-852-7848.

 

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 10:00 am
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Manpower Job Fair - November 22 - Pickering

Manpower is hiring for several positions in the Whitby, Pickering and Scarborough areas.
Available Positions:
Light Packers, Warehouse Associates, Forklift Operators, Order Pickers, Machine Operators, and Assemblers

Please arrive early to avoid disappointment, and bring a copy of your resume and SIN
​Job Fair Location:
YMCA Durham Employment and Community
1550 Kingston Rd, Suite 16, Pickering, ON
 

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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McDonalds Job Fair - Nov 22 - Oshawa

VPI Oshawa is hosting a Job Fair for McDonalds with on-site interviews to fill several part-time and full-time Crew Member positions in Oshawa.  Please see details below.

Job Requirements:
•Previous experience is not required as training will be provided
•Excellent customer service and communication skills
•Detail-oriented, energetic, and enthusiastic
•Able to work in a team-focused environment

Job benefits
•Earn a scholarship towards your post-secondary education
•Access to McDonald’s training programs and opportunity for advancement
•Competitive starting wages paired with regular performance and wage reviews
•Flexible schedules to ensure a healthy work-life balance
•For full-time positions, access to benefits such as medical, dental and life insurance
Job Fair Location:
VPI Oshawa
843 King Street West, Unit# 9
Oshawa, Ontario L1J 2L4

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Multi Employer Job Fair - Nov 24 - Oshawa

Hiring for the following roles:
East Side Mario’s (new Oshawa location) Managers, Shift Supervisors & Line Cooks
Durham Pallet Services General Labour Pallet Repair (afternoon shift)
Express Pros - General Labourers, Machine Operators and AZ/DZ Drivers
Freshco (Oshawa - King & Wilson location) Cashiers
Mucho Burrito (Whitby location) Food Service Attendants

Job Fair Location:
John Howard Society of Durham Region
75 Richmond St. W. Oshawa

Bring your resume and ID
Be prepared to interview

Friday, November 24, 2017 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Flanagan Job Fair - Nov 25 - Whitby

Flanagan is a Canadian, family owned foodservice business that is celebrating 40 years in business.  If you ejoy an active career, are dedicated to engaging customer experiences  and are willing to go the extra mile to deliver customer service excellence, come meet us and work with us. 

Job Fair Location:

Durham College Whitby Campus
1610 Champlain Ave. Whitby
 

Saturday, November 25, 2017 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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KFC Job Fair - Nov 29 - Uxbridge

KFC is coming to Uxbridge and is looking for 15-20 people to staff their store.

Durham College Commuity Employment Services is hosting a job fair atheir Uxbridge office on Nov 29.  Interested candidates please call to book an appointment. 905-852-7848

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 10:00 am
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Multiple Employer Job Fair - Dec 6 - Oshawa

The Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre located at
272 King St E., Oshawa is hosting a Multiple Employer Job Fair
*These are not temporary positions
Pre-Screening Interviews will be conducted on the spot. Please bring your resume!
Local Employers Are Hiring for the following positions:
• Cashiers and Line Cooks
• Assembler/General Labourer
• Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE)
• Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) Supervisor
• Machine Operator
• Sales & Territory Representative
• Tax Preparer
• Project Coordinator
• Driver/Helper-Customer Service Representative
• Material Sorter
• AZ Driver
 

Wednesday, December 06, 2017 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Need Help with Housing Expenses Information Session - December 7 - Pickering

Community Development Council Durham (CDCD) Information Session
Learn how we can assist you with:

 Finding Affordable Housing
 Funding to help pay Rent Expenses
 Assistance to Pay Utilities in Arrears
 Budget Counselling
Meet with a Housing Outreach Worker One-on-One

Limited Spaces Available - Call to Reserve a Seat
​Information Session Location:
Pickering Kingston Road YMCA Centre
1550 Kingston Rd, Suite 16
Pickering, ON, L1V 1C3
905-427-7670

Thursday, December 07, 2017 10:00 am
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Concentrix Career Fair - Oshawa - Dec 13

Career Fair Location:
Concentrix - 1189 Colonel Sam Drive, Oshawa

Are you customer focused? Enjoy working in a fast-paced, team environment?
Bring your resume and be prepared to discuss your qualifications.
Can’t make it? Call or email to book: 905-440-7603 Recruit.Oshawa@concentrix.com

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Personal Support Worker Job Fair - Dec 14 - Uxbridge

Saint Elizabeth Health Care is hiring Personal Support Workers for Port Perry,Uxbridge, Beaverton, Cannington and surrounding areas.  Tull time, part-time and casual positions available (days, evenings and overnights).
Candidates must have:
PSW Certificate or equivalent
Nursing Student
Valid drivers license and a vehicle

Please call 905-852-7848 to book your appointment time.
Job Fair Location
Durham College Community Employment Services
29 Toronto Street South, Unit 2, Uxbridge, ON

 

Thursday, December 14, 2017 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Fionn MacCool's Restaurant and Pub Job Fair - Bowmanville - Dec 15

Fionn MacCool’s Restaurant and Pub is coming soon to Bowmanville.
All full and part time positions in the restaurent will be recruited for during the job fair. 

Job Fair Location:

Garnet B Rickard Recreation Complex
2440 Durham Regional Highway 2, Bowmanville, ON  L1C 3K2
Bring your resume. 
Interviews will take place on the spot. 
If you are not able to attend the job fair you can send your resume to Pubs5821@cara.com
 

Friday, December 15, 2017 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Fionn MacCool’s Restaurant and Pub Job Fair - Bowmanville - Dec 16

Fionn MacCool’s Restaurant and Pub is coming soon to Bowmanville.
All full and part time positions in the restaurenat will be recruited for during the job fair.
Job Fair Location:

Garnet B Rickard Recreation Complex
2440 Durham Regional Highway 2, Bowmanville, ON  L1C 3K2
Bring your resume.
Interviews will take place on the spot.
If you are not able to attend the job fair you can send your resume to Pubs5821@cara.com

Job Fair Location:
Garnet B Rickard Recreation Complex
2440 Durham Regional Highway 2, Bowmanville, ON  L1C 3K2
Bring your resume.
Interviews will take place on the spot.
If you are not able to attend the job fair you can send your resume to Pubs5821@cara.com

Saturday, December 16, 2017 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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