Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides free employment services to both job seekers and employers in Marathon and surrounding region
Description (Service) Operates a community information resource centre where anyone seeking employment and/or training can access services
 
Job Seekers: 
Provides the following for job seekers:  
  • Assessment of skills and experience  
  • Information about different careers and occupations 
  • Local labour market, employment, and training opportunities  
  • Information about all Employment Ontario programs and services  
  • Referral to other community services 
  • Resumé preparation assistance 
  • Intensive assistance and support to prepare for employment 
  • On-the-job training and/or work experience support
 
Employers:  
Offers the following services to employers: 
  • Posts employment opportunities  
  • Identifies human resource skill requirements  
  • Matches position and workplace requirements to a participants' skills, capabilities, interests and experience 
  • Information on financial incentives to offset some of the costs of providing on-the-job training and work experience
Hours Mon-Tue, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Wed 8:30 am-6 pm
Areas Served Heron Bay ; Manitouwadge ; Marathon ; Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation ; Pays Plat First Nation ; Pic Mobert First Nation ; Rossport ; Schreiber ; Terrace Bay
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) and up 
 
  • All individuals including people with jobs, those who are under-employed, people looking for work, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals and employers 
  • Intensive assisted services such as personalized job search, job matching and placement, and job retention services, are for people who are unemployed and out of school
Application Personalized job search, job matching and placement, and job retention services require an assessment with Employment Advisor
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-229-3223
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-3935
Fax 807-229-3084
E-Mail newmarathon@confederationc.on.ca
Website www.northwestworks.ca
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Primary Contact Reception; Phone: 807-229-3223 * 1-800-465-3935; Email: newmarathon@confederationc.on.ca
Primary Executive Jeff Sampson, Director, Employment Programs; Phone: 807-473-3877 * 1-800-465-3935; Email: jeff.sampson@confederationcollege.ca
Alternate Executive Nick Iachetta, Manager, Employment Programs; Email: nick.iachetta@confederationcollege.ca
Site Location Marathon
Located In Community Marathon
Address 52 Peninsula Rd, North Block, Suite 111
Marathon, ON P0T 2E0
 
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Intersection Peninsula Rd and Hemlo Dr
Mailing Address PO Box 100 
Marathon, ON P0T 2E0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development