Whether you need to master the latest job search tools, improve your resume, find networking opportunities or even train for a new career, WoodGreen is here to support every stage of your employment journey. We offer job seekers a wide range of specialized programs, with many tailored to the needs of youth, newcomers, people with disabilities and mature workers. Explore the options below.
Message to the Jobseekers
1. Pick a program
Search programs by keyword, tags or just browse. Select a program to review its description and requirements.
2. Find the right fit
Learn more by contacting program staff and attending an information session.
If the program matches your needs and interests, submit your application with support from our staff.
Skills for Success for Older Workers
This 4-week training program supports older workers (45+) in building the skills needed to adapt to the fast pace of developments in technology and the changing world of work.
Employment Accessibility Services for Persons with Disabilities Program
This program assists post-secondary students and graduates with disabilities to prepare for, obtain and maintain meaningful employment. Our team aims to reduce disability-related barriers to employment while supporting clients to achieve their goals.
Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship Level 1 Program
In partnership with George Brown College, this 11-week skills training program provides newcomers and jobseekers with an opportunity to start their skilled trades career in plumbing. Participants will have access to additional supports to assist them with their training throughout the program.
Newcomer Women Entrepreneurship Program (NWEP)
The Newcomer Women Entrepreneurship Program (NWEP) is a free online training program for English and Arabic-speaking women who are interested in learning and developing entrepreneurial skills to start a business.
Newcomer Community Integration Program
The Newcomer Community Integration Program (NCIP) works to address barriers experienced by newcomer immigrants and refugees who identify as women. We help to improve access to supports and opportunities that foster social and economic integration.
Mentoring Pathways to Employment (for Newcomers to Canada)
The Mentoring Pathways to Employment (MPE) program empowers skilled newcomers to find and retain meaningful employment in line with their education, skills and experience.
Employer Engagement for Immigrant Integration (EEII)
The Employer Engagement for Immigrant Integration (EEII) program supports newcomer professionals to improve their cross-cultural communication skills and connect with employment opportunities. We provide customized support to help clients build their network, understand the expectations of Canadian employers and adapt to workplace culture.
Older Workers’ Initiative (Ontario Works recipients only)
The Older Workers’ Initiative (OWI) aims to improve access to sustainable employment for job seekers aged 45 years or older who are on Ontario Works and have been unemployed for at least 1 year.
Youth Possibilities Project
The Youth Possibilities Project (YPP) is funded by Service Canada’s Youth Employment and Skills Strategy. The program is open to youth aged 15 – 30 and offers 4 weeks of paid pre-employment training, followed by a 10-week paid job placement. With support from a job developer, participants explore their career options, secure a placement opportunity in their chosen field and gain valuable work experience and practical skills.
Canada-Ontario Job Grant
WoodGreen assists employers seeking to invest in their workforce through the Canada-Ontario Job Grant (C-OJG), a government program that reimburses part of the cost of training for new and/or existing employees. The objectives of the program are to encourage job creation and workforce development, improve job performance, and support skill development and advancement opportunities.
Youth Job Connection Program
Youth Job Connection (YJC) serves youth aged 15 – 29 who experience multiple or complex barriers to employment. The program provides more intensive supports beyond traditional job search and placement opportunities.
Youth Job Connection Summer
The Youth Job Connection Summer program supports youth facing life challenges to make informed educational and career planning decisions.
Newcomer Settlement Program
The Newcomer Settlement Program (NSP) provides a range of settlement and employment services for immigrants and refugees
Foundations for Youth Success
Funded by the United Way Greater Toronto, Foundations for Youth Success is designed for youth experiencing multiple or complex barriers to education and employment. Building on activities offered through the Youth Job Connection program, it aims to equip participants with the life skills needed to successfully engage in employment or employment readiness programs.
TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
The Mentoring Partnership connects skilled immigrants with Canadian professionals in their field. Newcomers work with mentors to understand Canadian industry trends and the local labour market, develop more effective job search strategies and build their professional network.
Work Initiative Network (WIN)
This 6-month, part-time employment program is tailored to the needs of clients with mental health issues. Sessions address workplace accommodation, disclosure, stress management and job maintenance, as well as practical job search skills.
This program offers a range of resources for newcomers and Internationally Trained Professionals as they settle in Canada, including career mentorship, job search strategies and language training with community volunteers.
Better Jobs Ontario
Better Jobs Ontario (formerly known as Second Career) provides unemployed individuals with financial support and skills training to secure in-demand jobs in their communities.
CNC/Precision Machining Skills Training Program
Delivered in partnership with George Brown College, this free training program is designed to prepare participants for entry-level work in the manufacturing sector. This program includes 14 weeks of CNC/Precision Machining training and employability skills training, as well as an 8-week paid job placement.
Building Code Skills Development for Internationally Trained Individuals
Delivered by George Brown College in partnership with WoodGreen, this 20-week skills-training program prepares internationally trained job seekers for the role of Building Official, working in the construction sector or public administration.
Industrial Mechanic Millwright Pre-Apprenticeship Program
This free program equips students with skills related to the millwright trade, which involves installing, maintaining, diagnosing and repairing industrial machines. Delivered by George Brown College in partnership with WoodGreen, the program includes trade readiness, employment preparation and academic upgrading.
Visual Effects (VFX) Compositing
This VFX training program is designed to give Black youth a competitive edge as they launch careers in digital compositing. Over 23 weeks, participants gain the knowledge and experience necessary to find post-production work. Training includes a six-week paid internship.
Toronto Youth Job Corps Case Counselling
Our team provides Toronto Youth Job Corps participants with case management support to address life challenges affecting their program engagement.
No results found
Try adjusting your search or filter to find what you're looking for.
815 Danforth Ave.
219 Dufferin St. , Suite #1C, Building 201
1533 Victoria Park Ave.
2930 Lake Shore Blvd. W.
650 Queen St. E.
Monday to Friday
9:00AM to 5:00PM