Helpful Links

Job Seekers

Apprenticeships – Apprenticeship in Ontario – Youth Connect – Skilled Trades Programs – Apprenticeship Search – Connecting Employers & Apprentices across Ontario – Red Seal – Canadian Interprovincial Standards – Supports for Apprentices

 Job Posting Resources – Job Bank – Public Service Job List – Ontario Public Service Careers – Indeed job board – ZipRecruiter – Workopolis Job Postings – Job Shark Job Postings – Monster Job Postings – (Canada) – Non Profit Sector Job Postings – JobGurus Canada – Hospitality Careers – Eluta Search Engine for New Jobs – WowJobs Canadian Job Listings – National Defense Canadian Forces Recruiting

Labour Market and Occupational Info – Simcoe Muskoka Workforce Development Board – Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce – Collingwood Chamber of Commerce  – Economic Development and Tourism – Local to national labour market reports from Government of Canada – Ontario’s Labour Market – Ontario Economic Statistics – Ontario’s minimum wage – Canadian Chamber of Commerce – North American Industry Classification system – National Occupational Classification – Industrial sector information  – Canadian Business and Consumer information – Statistics Canada – Economic Development Office – Prevailing Wages

Keeping a Good Job – Employment Ontario – Canadian Council on Rehabilitation – John Howard Society: Supporting New Beginnings – Correctional Service of Canada Programs and Services – Pardon Application Guide & Form National Parole Board – 16 Personalities

Resumes and Cover Letters, Interviewing

Researching Schools and Programs – Georgian College – Adult Learning Centre – Virtual Guidance Counsellor – Student Aid – Colleges and Institutes Canada – Ontario Colleges Applications Services – Ontario Universities Application Centre – Canada’s Premier Education Guide – School Finder  – University and Employment Resources – Ontario College and University Transfer Guide – Search for Private Career Colleges

Gaining First- Hand Experience/ Volunteering – Federal Government website for youth – Canadian Volunteer Opportunities – Campus Access Internships

Online Distance Education – Free online courses – Ontario Learn – Canadian Virtual Learning – Online Courses – Colleges, universities, highschools and literacy training providers  – Free WHMIS Training – Workers Health and Safety Training  – Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

Ontario Financial Assistance  – Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) – Student Awards and Scholarship Search  – Canadian Scholarships, Awards, Bursaries and Grants  – Employment Ontario – Ontario Drug Benefit – More Aid from OSAP Disability Employment Network

Community Resources – Meal Programs in Simcoe County – I need help right now – I’m worried about someone else