Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides comprehensive employment and job search services 
  • Offers assessment of skills, interests and experience 
  • Provides job search strategies, including resume preparation 
  • Offers information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and training opportunities 
  • Coordinates on-the-job training, work experience 
  • Offers help in maintaining employment 
  • Provides information and referral to other employment and community services
 
Youth Job Link 
  • Provides youth-focused career exploration and career management workshops 
  • Offers job search, readiness and matching assistance for year-round part-time or summer jobs
 
Second Career Program  
  • Provides skills training and financial support for laid-off workers
 
Services for employers 
  • Offers help in identifying human resource skills requirements 
  • Provides matching of workplace needs to workers' skills, capabilities, interests and experience 
  • Provides support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention
 
Canada-Ontario Job Grant 
  • Provides financial support for individual employers to purchase training for their employees
  • Assistance available to small, medium and large businesses planning to deliver short-term training for existing or new employees
Hours Self Assisted: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Staff Assisted: Wed-Thu 9 am-3 pm
Areas Served White River
Eligibility 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 
  • 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
Application
  • Call or drop in
 
Note: 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 www.ontario.ca/employmentontario
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-822-1621
Toll Free Phone 1-800-667-7182
Fax 807-822-1058
E-Mail info@wawarehc.com
Website www.wawarehc.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Executive Russell Reid, Executive Director; Email: russell.reid@wawarehc.com
Located In Community White River
Address 610 Elgin St
White River, ON P0M 3G0
 
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Intersection Elgin St and Hwy 17
Physical Access Unknown ; Arrangements can be made to provide fully accessible services by appointment
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development