Help Yourself Through Hard Times

Program: Goodwill Career Centre
Organization: Goodwill Industries, Ontario Great Lakes
Phone Numbers: 519-850-9000
Fax: 519-850-9676
255 Horton St E, 2nd Fl
London, ON
N6B 1L1
Intersection: Wellington St and Horton St E
Location: Central London
Accessibility:   Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Multi-floor building * elevators on site.
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Contacts: John Griffiths - Director of Employment Services and Training

Bev Kobe - Director of Intensive Vocational Services
Executives: Lisa Bowden - Vice President of Human Development
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 Services - Comprehensive employment and job search services * assessment of skills, interests and experience * job search strategies, including resume preparation * information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and training opportunities * on-the-job training, work experience * help in maintaining employment * information and referral to other employment and community services
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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