Contact Information
Alternate Name Canada-Ontario Job Grant ; COJG ; Employment Ontario ; Job Connection ; Second Career ; YJL ; Youth Job Link
Office Phone 519-843-5513
Toll Free Phone 1-800-478-0961
Fax 519-843-3784
E-Mail info@2ndchance.ca
Website www.2ndchance.ca
Primary Contact Michelle Dally, Program Manager; Phone: 519-843-5513 ext 323; Email: mdally@2ndchance.ca
Primary Executive Chris Baginski-Hansen, Executive Director; Phone: 519-823-2440; Fax: 519-823-2691; Email: chansen@2ndchance.ca
Site Location Fergus
Located In Community Fergus
Address & Map
160 St David St S, Unit 104
Fergus, ON N1M 2L3
 
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Intersection St David St S and St Andrew St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Comprehensive employment and job search services * assessment of skills, interests and experience * job search strategies, including resume 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

Youth Job Link – youth-focused career exploration and career management workshops * job search, readiness and matching assistance for year round part-time or summer jobs

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 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Fergus ; 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

Youth Job Link -- Self-service information and resources, any youth 15-29 years, including students * Job matching services, youth 15-29 years, including students, who reside in Ontario and are eligible to work in Canada

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
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Funding Provincial
Subjects
Service Categories Career Awareness ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Job Training Expense Assistance ; On the Job Training ; Prejob Guidance ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Employment Issues ; Vocational Assessment ; Work Experience