Employment

We work with job seekers to secure long-term employment through individual counselling, skill-building workshops, specialized training, placement strategies and partnerships with employers.

Programs

1. JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES AND SUPPORT

 

Employment Service in partnership with Employment Ontario

We connect job seekers with employers in need of skilled workers through employment counselling, professional development opportunities, practical supports and placement strategies.

 

2. SKILL DEVELOPMENT AND SPECIALIZED TRAINING

 

Work Initiative Network (WIN)

This six-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.

 

Transition to Success

This free, five-month training program for women offers training for Microsoft Office Certification, paid internships, case management and financial counselling.

 

Community Connections

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.

 

Social Media Content Creation Using Adobe

A free, five-week training program for youth interested in a career in arts and technology. Participants learn the basics of video and photo editing, then design a social media campaign with instructor support.

 

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.

 

Customer Service Gateway

A free, three-week training opportunity for workers interested in a career in customer service. The program includes employment counselling and job matching for positions in banking, insurance, fundraising or digital marketing.

 

3. WEBINARS, WORKSHOPS AND RESOURCES

 

Employment Workshops

We offer a range of practical skill-building workshops to help job seekers stay competitive in a rapidly changing labour market. Sign up for webinars on resume building, cover letter writing, interview preparation or creating an effective LinkedIn profile.

Contact information

Qazi Hasan

Senior Manager, Employment Services

416-645-6000 Ext. 2232
qhasan@woodgreen.org