Second Chance Employment Counselling

Site: Guelph - Stone Road Mall

Service: Youth Resource Centre

Contact Information
Alternate Name 2nd Chance Employment Counselling Inc ; Resource Centre
Office Phone 519-823-2818
Fax 519-823-7909
E-Mail info@2ndchance.ca
Website www.2ndchance.ca
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Primary Contact Jenni Brooks, Program Manager; Phone: 519-823-2440; Fax: 519-823-2691; Email: jbrooks@2ndchance.ca
Primary Executive Chris Baginski-Hansen, Executive Director; Phone: 519-823-2440; Email: chansen@2ndchance.ca
Description (Site) Stone Road Mall 2nd Fl, on the walkway to the parkade
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
435 Stone Rd W, Suite 213
Guelph, ON N1G 2X6
 
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Intersection Edinburgh Rd S and Stone Rd W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Assists youth and adults in conducting career and job searches * drop in and youth support 
* one-on-one employment counselling 
* resources: computer work stations with word-processing and internet access, photocopier, fax machine, job boards, access to community information and volunteer opportunities  
* Youth Job Connection; this program is for at risk youth to find and keep work. There is a four-week paid pre-employment program followed by a paid work placement  
* After School Drop-In Program - youth may use computers, do homework and access resources and support from staff  
* 2nd Career: staff will help with the application process and assess eligibility for the 2nd Career re-training program  
* Ways2work: 16-week program for youth ages 15-30 who are out of work and school, not on EI and legally entitled to work in Canada. Youth will be paid minimum wage while attending and will receive certification for First Aid/CPR, Safe Food Handling, Smart Serve, WHMIS  
* ACE (Achieving Competitive Employment): assists individuals (including students) with disabilities and / or Individual Education Plans to find and maintain a job
Hours Tue, Thu 12 noon-4:30 pm * Wed 12 noon-7 pm * Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Guelph
Eligibility Individuals seeking career information and employment
Application Visit Youth Resource Centre, other Second Chance Employment locations or see website for information
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1996
Funding Provincial ; Federal
Subjects
Service Categories Career Counselling ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ~ Youth ; Job Search Resource Centres ; Supported Employment ; Youth Employment Programs