Description & Services
Description (Agency) Offers a range of services and supports to respond to the career and employment needs of individuals and the skilled labour needs of employers
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-4 pm
Areas Served Englehart ; Kirkland Lake ; Larder Lake ; Matachewan ; Virginiatown
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) and up 
 
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 ; www.ontario.ca/summerjobs
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-567-9238
Toll Free Phone 1-877-667-9238
Fax 705-567-9480
E-Mail KL.EmploymentServices@northern.on.ca
Website www.northernc.on.ca/employment-options/
Primary Executive Candace Fuhringer, Employment Services Coordinator; Email: fuhringerc@northern.on.ca
Located In Community Kirkland Lake
Address 140 Government Rd E
Kirkland Lake, ON P2N 3L8
 
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Intersection Government Rd E and Sylvanite Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development