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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-788-5001
Toll Free Phone 1-800-580-4574
TTY Phone 613-788-5001
Fax 613-788-5051
E-Mail eac.argyle@ymcaywca.ca
Website www.ymcaywca.ca/Adults/employmentservices/yemploymentaccesscentres
Primary Executive Katie Sexton, Senior Director; Phone: 613-788-5001 ext 2315
Alternate Executive Sebastien Martin, Director; Phone: 613-788-5001 ext 5122; Email: sebastien.martin@ymcaywca.ca
Address & Map
180 Argyle Ave, 4th Flr
Ottawa, ON K2P 1B7
 
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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

Services for employers -- help in identifying human resource skills requirements * matching of workplace needs to workers' skills, capabilities, interests and experience * support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention

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-Wed 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Thu 8:30 am-7 pm * Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) - and surrounding areas
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) and up 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
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 ; French
Fees None
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Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/EmploymentAccessCentres/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/9271150?trk=tyah&trkInfo=clickedVertical%3Acompany%2CclickedEntityId%3A9271150%2Cidx%3A2-3-4%2CtarId%3A1459524031671%2Ctas%3AEmployment%20Access
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/YMCAYWCA_Ottawa
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1867; Program: 2009
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119072072 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Date Updated 08 Mar 2018
Subjects
Service Categories Business Financing ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Human Resources Management Support ; Job Training Expense Assistance ~ Laid Off Workers ; Youth Employment Programs

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