Looking for Work?

Looking for Work?

2nd Chance Employment Counselling

160 St. David St., Fergus, 519-843-5513

177 Norfolk St., Guelph, 519-823-2440

Drop-in resource centres available or call to set up an appointment with an employment counselor. Serving Guelph and Wellington County.

  • One-on-one help for Employment Ontario registered clients: Help with resumes, cover letters, mock interviews, job search, career decision making, computer time.
  • 2nd career support
  • Job development
  • Ways 2 Work: Youth employment and training program.
  • ACE: Achieving Competitive Employment: Employment supports for people with disabilities.
  • Job postings

Anishnabeg Outreach Employment and Training Inc

11A Suffolk St. E., Guelph, 519-763-5292

Assisting Aboriginal people for over 12 years and the rest of the community with all their employment, training and educational goals in a holistic and culturally sensitive environment. Everyone welcome.

One-on-one support for resumes, cover letters, mock interviews, job search, career decision making, computers, and advocacy/referrals to Aboriginal based programs and funding.

Bridging Employment Supports and Links to Work

147 Wyndham St., Guelph, 519-749-3700 extension 368

  • Community Employment Services: Helps people connect with employment services.
  • Bridging Employment Supports: Helps people with disabilities (ages 16-65) to find paid, competitive employment.
  • Entrepreneurship Project: Helps people who have been involved with the mental health system become self-employed or start their own business.

County of Wellington Employment Resource Centre

138 Wyndham St. N., Guelph, 519-823-7887

One-on-one support for resumes, cover letters, mock interviews, job search, career decision making and computer time.

Employment and skills development workshops:

  • Interview skills
  • Job search strategies
  • Work from home opportunities using a computer
  • Creative problem solving
  • Handling stress through meditation and Effective communication skills

Lutherwood

30 Wyndham St., Guelph, 519-822-4141

Providing employment services in the region for over 25 years.

  • Help with career planning and decision making, resumes, cover letters, job interviews, job search, international credential assessment through one on one assistance or group workshops.
  • Resource Centre with free public access to computers, Internet, photocopier, printer & fax for employment and housing search.
  • Special events including employer panels, conferences, job fairs.
  • Job Search Workshops Program for New Canadians:  Employment needs assessments, information and referral, career planning and job search assistance that meets the specific needs of newcomers to Canada. Employment Ontario Program includes career planning and job search assistance, 2nd Career support, and job development. Services are available in English or French.
  • Transitioning in New Times: Industry-specific skills upgrading for displaced workers, new Canadians and youth moving to vacant positions with companies in growing economic sectors.
  •  Job postings

Agilec

392 Main St., Mount Forest, 519-323-4540
380 St. Andrew St. W., Fergus, 519-787-9333

  • One-on-one help for Employment Ontario registered clients: Help with resumes, cover letters, mock interviews, job search, career decision making, computer time.
  • 2nd career support
  • Job development

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