Employment/ Unemployment

Job Readiness Program for Immigrant and Refugee Women

The Women Gaining Ground Job Readiness program will be running from January 22nd to February 1st 2018, location at 41 Chauncey Avenue.

The program is geared to newcomer, refugee and immigrant women who are seeking employment or just starting to consider pursuing a new career.

Women Gaining Ground

Youth Collaboration + Job Central Programs - Next Group February 5, 2018

Attached are the flyers for the Youth Collaboration (YC) and Job Central (JC) programs. Next groups start Monday, February 5, 2018, with registration beginning January 22.

These paid Skills Link pre-employment programs provide up to 13-weeks of supports to participants, with a successful track record of connecting unemployed youth with full-time employment.

To qualify for Youth Collaboration/Job Central, participants must be:

Free Workshop: Communication & Workers Rights in workplace

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 14:30

A workshop on Communication and Workers Rights in the Workplace provided by NEW Employment Services. RSVP on Eventbrite is required to attend this free workshop.
Free tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/free-workshop-communication-and-workers-righ...
Time: 2:30 - 4:30pm
Location: 745 Danforth Ave. Suite 402.
For more information, please contact Esra or Lyne at 416-751-8886.

Free Workshop: Customer Service for Youth

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:30

A workshop on Customer Service provided by the Youth Job Connection program at NEW Employment Services. This workshop is specifically for youth ages between 15 - 29 yrs old. RSVP on Eventbrite is required to attend this free workshop.
Time: 4:30 - 7:30pm
Location: 745 Danforth Ave. Suite 402.
FREE Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/free-workshop-customer-service-for-youth-ages-15-to-29-tickets-39776049234

Money Mart Job Fair

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 12:00

Money Mart Job Fair

Meet with Hiring Managers and discuss available employment opportunities at Money Mart!

Date: Friday, October 27th, 2017
Time: 12:00 noon to 4:00pm
Cost: FREE!

Location: 720 Bathurst Street - Centre for Social Innovation Annex Ground Floor
Limited spots are available. Hurry and pre-register FREE at:


Youth in Transition & Youth Incubator Launch Event

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 16:00

We’re excited to announce the launch of our Youth in Transition & Youth Incubator programs at For Youth Initiative. Please join us at FYI next Thursday, October. 19th, 2017 from 4:00pm-7:00pm to celebrate!

At the event you will have the opportunity to hear from our staff and participants about the program's success so far, support the graduation of youth from our Peer Mentoring Circle and witness an amazing Dragon’s Den Competition featuring some of the most innovative ideas from youth here in York South-Weston.

Employment Counsellor

NEW Employment Services
Pay Type: 
per hour
Position type: 
Application deadline: 
Friday, October 20, 2017
Contact name: 

Position Summary:

As a member of the NEW employment team, the Employment Counsellor works in collaboration with other team members and participates in case management for Employment Ontario programs and services. She works within the guidelines, policies and mission of the organization and is accountable and responsible for specific projects as assigned.


Building Up is now accepting applications - Deadline November 3, 2017

Please see the attachments below for detailed information.

Building Up highlights over the past two and half years:
·       90% of our graduates are currently employed with union or non-union employers
·       Over 5 billion water saved in the Greater Toronto Area
·       Over 18,000 hours of paid employment and training provided to our trainees


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