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Youth employment services

Georgian’s Career and Employment Community Services (CECS) offers help to youth who are looking for employment, and to employers seeking potential candidates for future employment. Learn more about available services and programs below.

Our services

Georgian’s Career and Employment Community Services offers help to youth who are looking for employment, and to employers seeking potential candidates for future employment.

Clients may access year-round information and resource services to help with their planning for employment. Employers can also post job opportunities throughout the year.

Additional programs and services are available to suit your unique needs.

Computer stations at Georgian's Career and Employment Community Services centre on Collier St. in Barrie

Youth Employment Pathways

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Become MORE with Youth Employment Pathways

Are you between 15 and 30, and looking for work? We’ll pay you to train and find a job!

Our FREE program offers all the training you need to develop your skills and employability to get a job and keep it.

Participants complete an average of 30 hours per week over a six-week period, including online training courses and additional practical on-the-job-experience.

Through this program, you’ll get:

  • job-preparedness training
  • skills training related to your employment goals
  • professional and workplace experience
  • job coaching and job search support

How to register

For more information or to register for the program, please email us at [email protected] or call 519.942.9986, ext. 5627.

Information for employers

Create opportunities with Youth Employment Pathways! Let us help you build your workforce. Take advantage of funded pre-employment programs that prepare candidates for the job and provide wage subsidies during the training period.

To learn more, view the employer flyer, call 519.942.9986, ext. 5627 or email [email protected].

Youth Job Connection

Get paid to find your job!

  • Program objective
    • The Youth Job Connection (YJC) program helps youth (ages 15 to 29) who live in Dufferin County reach long-term and meaningful employment goals through skills development, job coaching, job placement and training support
    • YJC is provincially funded
  • Support
    • One-to-one job coaching
    • Financial support
  • Pre-employment training
    • 60 to 90 hours of paid training over 3 or more weeks allows participants to build employability skills
  • Job placement
    • Full- or part-time, up to 26 weeks, paid
    • Hiring incentive up to $6,000.00 for employers in the form of a full or partial wage subsidy to offset the cost of training new employee
  • Job coaching
    • Ongoing one-to-one support throughout placement
  • Skills enhancement or job-related training
    • Participants may receive job-related training from a third party which supports the development of transferrable skills

How to register

Register early. Space is limited! For more information or to register, please email [email protected] or call 519.942.9986, ext. 5641.

Youth Job Connection: Empowering youth for success (flyer)

Events and workshops

Please see the schedule of workshops below. Click on a workshop to see a complete description.

Our resource and information centres are staffed by employment professionals. We will ask you questions regarding your current job search activity and direct you to the resources and information that work for you, based on your needs and goals.

Job postings

Browse the job postings below. Click on a position to see a complete description and find out how to apply.

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Resources

Contact us

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Barrie

Georgian College Career and Employment Community Services
48 Collier St.
Barrie, ON L4M 1G8

Phone: 705.722.1505

Email: [email protected]

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Orangeville

Georgian College Career and Employment Community Services, Orangeville
Edelbrock Centre
30 Centre St.
Orangeville, ON L9W 2X1

Phone: 519.942.9986, ext. 5641

Email: [email protected]

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Orillia

Georgian College Career and Employment Community Services, Orillia Campus
825 Memorial Ave., Room A200
Orillia, ON L3V 6S2

Phone: 705.329.3102

Email: [email protected]

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.