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Organization: Vanier Community Service Centre - Ontario Employment Services  
Phone Numbers: 613-742-4400 ext 3
Fax: 613-744-3083
Centre francophone de Vanier
270 Marier Ave NE, 2nd Flr
Ottawa, ON
K1L 5P8
Intersection: Vanier Pkwy and Montreal Rd
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Wed 8:30 am-8 pm
Executives: Michel Gervais - Executive Director
613-744-2892 ext 1041 *
Sylvie Belair-Scharf - Director, Employment Programs
613-742-4400 ext 1421 *
Public Contacts: Joumana Azzi - Program Manager
613-742-4400 ext 1415 *
Service Description: 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

Youth Job Link – youth-focused career exploration and career management workshops * job search, readiness and matching assistance for year-round part-time or summer jobs

Second Career Program -- skills training and financial support for laid-off workers

Services for employers -- help in identifying human resource skills requirements * matching of workplace needs to workers' skills, capabilities, interests and experience * support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention

Canada-Ontario Job Grant -- financial support for individual employers to purchase training for their employees * available to small, medium and large businesses planning to deliver short-term training for existing or new employees

Experica 2.0 -- Mentoring program for internationally trained professionals. 12-week unpaid work placements in their field and intensive support with their job search.

Fees: None
Application: Call or drop in * for general information on Employment Ontario services call the toll-free Employment Ontario contact centre at 1-800-387-5656 (TTY 1-866-533-6339) or visit

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Eligibility / Target Population: Self-service information and resources -- anyone, including people with jobs, those who are under-employed, people looking for work, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals, employers

Assisted services (such as supported job search, job matching and placement, job retention services) -- people who are unemployed and out of school

Youth Job Link -- Self-service information and resources, any youth 15-29 years, including students * Job matching services, youth 15-29 years, including students, who reside in Ontario and are eligible to work in Canada
Languages: English * French
Area Served:
See Also: Employment Assistance
Vocational and Skills Training

This information was last completely updated on November 30, 2018

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Updated November 30, 2018
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