Anishnabeg Outreach Employment and Training

Site: Guelph Office

Service: Ontario Employment Services

Notices
Public Comments Anishnabeg Guelph office is a satellite/itinerant site of the main office located at 151 Frederick St, Suite 501, Kitchener.
Contact Information
Alternate Name Apatisiwin Delivery Site ; Canada-Ontario Job Grant ; COJG ; Employment Ontario ; First Nations, Inuit, Metis Services ; Second Career
Toll Free Phone 1-855-589-5292
Fax 519-763-1335
E-Mail info@aocan.org
Website www.aocan.org
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Stephen Jackson, Executive Director; Phone: 226-972-1900; Email: stephen@aocan.org
Alternate Contact Carmen Taylor, Employment Counsellor - Kitchener / Guelph; Phone: 519-763-5292 * 1-866-888-8808 * 519-742-0300; Fax: 519-742-0867; Email: carmen@aocan.org
Site Location Guelph-Downtown (adjacent to St Andrew's Presbyterian Church)
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
11A Suffolk St E
Guelph, ON N1H 2H7
 
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Intersection Wyndham St N and Woolwich St
Other Locations 151 Frederick St, Suite 501
Kitchener, ON N2H 2M2
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Comprehensive employment and job search services * assessment of skills, interests and experience * job search strategies, including resumé preparation * information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and training opportunities * on-the-job training, work experience * help in maintaining employment * information and referral to other employment and community services

Second Career Program -- skills training and financial support for laid-off workers

For employers: Canada-Ontario Job Grant -- financial support for individual employers to purchase training for their employees * available to small, medium and large businesses planning to deliver short-term training for existing or new employees
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Self-service information and resources -- anyone, including people with jobs, those who are under-employed, people looking for work, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals, employers

Assisted services (such as supported job search, job matching and placement, job retention services) -- people who are unemployed and out of school

Employers can get help in identifying their human resource skill requirements, matching of position/workplace needs to participants' skills, capabilities, interests and experience, and support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support success and retention
Application Call or drop in * for general information on Employment Ontario services call the toll-free Employment Ontario contact centre at 1-800-387-5656 (TTY 1-866-533-6339) or visit www.ontario.ca/employmentontario
Languages English
Fees None
Time-Limited Events Annual events include: local Powwows, cultural networking events and workshops, National Aboriginal Day (Jun), Youth & Elders Conference, Youth Job Experience and Mentoring Program
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1996
Funding Provincial - Employment Ontario
Elections AGM - Annually (Apr)
Subjects
Service Categories Career Awareness ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Indigenous Employment Programs ; Job Training Expense Assistance ; On the Job Training ; Prejob Guidance ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Employment Issues ; System Advocacy ~ Indigenous Communities ; Vocational Assessment ; Work Experience