Help Yourself Through Hard Times

Program: Goodwill Career Centre
Organization: Goodwill Industries, Ontario Great Lakes
Phone Numbers: 519-850-9000
Fax: 519-850-9676
Email: info@goodwillindustries.ca
Website: www.goodwillindustries.ca
Address:
255 Horton St E, 2nd Fl
London, ON
N6B 1L1
Intersection: Wellington St and Horton St E
Location: Central London
Accessibility:   Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Contacts: John Griffiths - Director of Employment Services and Training
jgriffiths@goodwillindustries.ca

Bev Kobe - Director of Intensive Vocational Services
bkobe@goodwillindustries.ca
Executives: Lisa Bowden - Vice President of Human Development
lbowden@goodwillindustries.ca
Service Description: Services to help job seekers
  • Exploration of career goals/job targets
  • Information about different careers and occupations, the local labour market, employment and training opportunities
  • Assistance with skills and educational planning and funding
  • Information about job opportunities, training and career planning
  • Job search assistance, such as resumes, cover letters, interview preparation
  • Direct access to employment opportunities through partnerships with employers
  • On-the-job training and/or work experience and support to help maintain employment
Most services are available in group or one-to-one settings * special supports designed for persons with disabilities, entrepreneurs, those without recent work experience and mature workers * services for Ontario Works and ODSP participants and job seekers with disabilities

Employer Services - Assist employers with recruitment and retention needs * work experience hosting positions * advice regarding workplace accommodations and recruiting and retaining employees * assessment and return to work programs for workers with disabilities and injuries * training services for employees: Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Expert Customer Service and Cash Training

Supports to Entrepreneurs - Opportunities for those interested in self-employment to access supports that may include direct supports, referrals and micro-finance (depending on eligibility)

Career and Employment Resource Centre - Provides job search resources for the general public:

Disability Services - Customized services to guide and support individuals with disabilities through the process of preparing for, finding, and keeping a job

Ontario Employment Assistance Services - Offers employment services which may include dissemination of labour market information, employment needs assessment, career planning, employment counselling, diagnostic services, job search skills, job finding clubs, job placement services, developing an employment action plan, referral to appropriate interventions, assessments for disability-related accommodations and participant case management and follow-up
Fees: Most programs are free those who are eligible
Application: Call or visit
Eligibility / Population(s) Served: People 16 years and older who are eligible to work in Ontario
Languages (other than English): English
Area(s) Served: London and area
See Also: Employment Assistance
Employment Assistance for People with Disabilities


This information was last completely updated on 7/9/2014


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