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Organization: Youth Employment Services YES  
Phone Numbers: 416-504-5516
Fax: 416-504-4654
555 Richmond St W, Box 115
Toronto, ON
M5V 3B1
Street Address:
555 Richmond St W, Suite 711
Intersection: Bathurst St and Queen St W
Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu 9 am-5 pm; Wed 9 am-6 pm; Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Executives: Tim Lang - President
Margaret Douglas - Vice President
Public Contacts: Rosita Esgard - Manager
Service Description: Individual and group employment counselling, assessment, job postings, referral and follow up * employability improvement, integration into workforce * job search workshops, newcomer services, self-marketing, entrepreneurship

Student services -- summer employment service * year round services for students seeking part time jobs * workshops * volunteer and co-op placements

YESAbility -- for postsecondary students with disabilities * employment assistance includes matching skills and qualifications with part time jobs and finding part time employment opportunities * resume and interview tips * realistic employment action plans * assistance in gaining work experience and marketable skills

Summer Company -- entrepreneurship program for students aged 15-30 looking to start their own business during summer break * participants receive funding and support

Lighthouse Project -- career exploration program offering labour market research and interview preparation * also offers self care and stress management strategies * 12 week paid work placement tailored to individual interests and needs

Fees: None
Application: Self or agency referral
Eligibility / Target Population: Unemployed and out of school youth 15-30 years

Lighthouse Program -- Individuals who are legally entitled to work in Canada, who are not receiving EI benefits and who self identify as a person coping with a mental health condition * need to be willing to commit to attending pre-employment sessions (group sessions or one-on-one sessions) and willing to commit to complete 12 weeks of Work Experience program (paid employment)
Languages: English
Area Served:
Durham West, East York, Etobicoke, North Etobicoke, Malton, West Woodbridge, North York, Scarborough, Scarborough North, Scarborough South, South Etobicoke, Toronto, York - Toronto  
See Also: Employment Assistance for People with Disabilities
Employment Assistance for Youth
Volunteer Referral Networks

This information was last completely updated on November 14, 2017

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