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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Event Name

Date

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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Bilingual Job Fair - May 31 - Ajax

Bilingual Job Fair hosted by the Durham French Employment Centre

Employers attending the Job Fair include the following:

Sun Life Financial
Bedard Resources
Caldense Bakery
Concentrix
French 4 Tots
Global Performance Commercial Janitorial Services

and more.....

Job Fair Location:
Ajax Public Library -  55 Harwood Avenue South, Ajax, ON, L1S 2H8

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Multi Employer Job Fair - June 14 - Oshawa

Job Fair hosted by John Howard Society of Durham Region at their
75 Richmond St. W. Oshawa location. 

Employers are hiring for the following roles:

Durham Pallet Services- General Labour - Pallet Repair (midnight shift)
OrangeTheory Fitness - Sales, Customer Service, Fitness Coaches
Jubilee Pavilion – Banquet Servers, Cooks & Kitchen Staff - F/T, P/T and Seasonal
MTEL Inc. - General Labourers (Installation Technicians)
Student Works - Window Cleaners
Lakeview Burger - Cooks, Cashiers, Counter Attendants - F/T & P/T
 Also, accepting resumes for Hairstyling Apprentices
 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Stratosphere Quality Job Fair - June 14 - Cobourg

Watton Employment Services Inc. is hosting a Job Fair for employer Stratosphere Quality. 

Stratosphere Quality is hiring full-time, permanent positions for: quality inspectors, team leaders and project supervisors. Competitive wages, 9 paid holidays, paid vacation and full benefit packages.

Bring your resume with you and be prepared on on-the-spot interviews.

You will be required to complete the employer's online application form as well as meet with one of our employment advisors.

Bring your resume with you to this meeting.
To check out job(s) details: canadarecruits@stratospherequality.com

Must:
- have valid driver's licence & reliable transportation (they will pay travel expenses)
- be able to walk, stand and/or sit for duration of shift
- be able to lift a min of 25 lbs on a repetitive basis for duration of shift
- be available to work a flexible schedule (1-3 shifts)

Job Fair Location:
9 Elgin Street East, Unit 7
Cobourg, ON K9A 0A1
Call or visit Watton to pre-register 905-372-1901 or 1-888-348-8854

 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Multi Hire Job Fair - Uxbridge June 22

Durham College Community Employment Services is hosting a multi position job fair, with many businesses from Uxbridge, Scugog and Brock advertising their available positions. Bring your ID, SIN and many copies of your resume. Potentially get connected with an employment expert to help with your job search.

Positions available include the following:
Landscaping
Building Maintenance
Parts Counter
PSW
Shop Labour
Retail
Consturction Labourer
Customer Service
Mechanic
Reception
Driver
Shipper/reciever

Job Fair Location:
Durham College Employment Services
29 Toronto Street, South
Uxbridge, ON 

 

Thursday, June 22, 2017 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Multi HIre Job Fair - Uxbridge June 23

Durham College Community Employment Services is hosting a multi position job fair, with many businesses from Uxbridge, Scugog and Brock advertising their available positions. Bring your ID, SIN and many copies of your resume. Potentially get connected with an employment expert to help with your job search.

Positions available include the following:
Landscaping
Building Maintenance
Parts Counter
PSW
Shop Labour
Retail
Consturction Labourer
Customer Service
Mechanic
Reception
Driver
Shipper/reciever

Job Fair Location:
Durham College Employment Services
29 Toronto Street, South
Uxbridge, ON 

Friday, June 23, 2017 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Longo's Job Fair - Whitby - June 28

Longo's is opening a new store at the corner of Rossland Road. and Harwood in Ajax.  Longo's is hiring for all positions.

Job Fair Location:
Whitby YMCA Employment Centre
3000 Garden Street, Unit 100A
Whitby, ON
 

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Loongo's Job Fair - June 29 - Pickering

Longo's is opening a new store at the corner of Rossland Road. and Harwood in Ajax and is hiring for all positions.

Job Fair Location:
Pickering YMCA Employment Centre  
1550 Kingston Road, Suite 16
Pickering, ON

Thursday, June 29, 2017 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Accessible Best Practices Workshop - July 19 - Whitby

META Vocational Services presents
Samia Hussein, Employment Lawyer

Accessible Best Practices for:
Managing Workplace Risks
Managing Workplace Absenteeism
Workplace Accommodations

Cost: $25 per person
Where: Whitby Public Library 405 Dundas St. W. Whitby, Ontario
Continental breakfast provided
To register visit Eventbrite: www.eventbrite.com/e/accessible-best-practices-for-the-workplace

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Paladin Security Career Fair - July 21 - Whitby

Paladin Security is currently hiring for Full-Time Healthcare Security Guards in the Whitby area

Paladin Security Group Ltd is the only company in our industry to invest in successfully hired candidates by offering BASIC SECURITY ONTARIO TRAINING licensing and additional training at no cost!

Paladin offers::

Competitive Industry Wages
Comprehensive Benefits Package
Corporate Goodlife and Telus membership plans
Provided Uniform items at no cost
Internal Growth Opportunities
Flexible Schedule Full-Time
Industry Leading Reward and Recognition Program
Employee Referral Program.

Please bring your resume along with three professional references.

Career Fair Location:
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
Conference Room D & E
700 Gordon St, Whitby, ON L1N 5S9

Friday, July 21, 2017 10:00 am - Wednesday, June 21, 2017 3:00 pm
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