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
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 
  • Provides services for youth 15-29 years who experience multiple barriers to employment, including: 
    • paid pre-employment training 
    • job matching and paid job placements 
    • placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers 
    • mentorship 
    • 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-Thu 9 am-12:15, 1:15 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek First Nation - (Rocky Bay First Nation) ; Dorion ; Hurkett ; Nipigon ; Red Rock ; Red Rock Indian Band
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
  • 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 ;
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-887-5465
Toll Free Phone 1-877-623-0768
Fax 807-887-5570
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Linda Berube, RI Staff; Email:
Primary Executive Rob Barrett, Executive Director; Phone: 807-624-1963; Email:
Located In Community Nipigon
Address 10 Front St
Nipigon, ON P0T 2J0
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Intersection Front St and First St
Mailing Address c/o Linda Berube 
PO Box 600 
Nipigon, ON P0T 2J0
Physical Access Unknown
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU)