Description & Services
Description (Agency) Helps Ontarians find sustainable employment
Agency 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
 
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
Youth Job Connection 
  • Offers paid pre-employment training, job matching, paid job placements with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers 
  • Also provides mentorship and education and work transitions supports
Youth Job Connection Summer 
    Provides summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the year

 
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
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Greenstone
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 Connection 
  • Ontario residents 15-29 years who are eligible to work in Canada, unemployed, not attending school full time and experiencing multiple barriers to employment
 
Youth Job Connection Summer 
  • Ontario residents 15-18 years who intend to continue high school or go on to postsecondary education after the job placement 
  • Focus is on those facing challenging life circumstances and at risk of experiencing poor transitions between education and work
 
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 807-854-1234
Toll Free Phone 1-888-294-5559
Fax 807-854-2522
E-Mail carol.mercier@mtwjobassist.ca
Website www.mtwjobassist.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Bernadine O'Brien, Employment Advisor and Job Developer; Email: bernadine.obrien@mtwjobassist.ca
Primary Executive Carol Mercier, Executive Director
Alternate Executive Matthew Donovan, Bookkeeper; Email: matthew.donovan@mtwjobassist.ca
Located In Community Geraldton
Address 423 Main St, Unit A
Geraldton, ON P0T 1M0
 
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Intersection Main St and Hogarth Ave E
Mailing Address Box 759 
Geraldton, ON P0T 1M0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development