Career Development

Employment and career resource centres within your community can offer information and assistance to help with many aspects of employment. Resources range from vocational testing to help guide your career search, to information on how to apply for employment insurance benefits from the government of Canada, to job and skills training information, resume writing, interview preparation, and Job listings. We know that starting your job search, switching careers, or being unemployed can be overwhelming, and you may not know the best place to start in moving forward with your career. Luckily, we have the resources that can help.

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Leadership Development

Database Development

Career Coaching

PHP Application Development

Spiritual Development

Career Transition

Organization Development

Property Developing

Hamilton. Ontario Works - Career Development Centre

Community Placement
Job Development
Workshops (#Hired, workplace specific)
One on one employment counselling for ODSP Participants; referred by ODSP Case Manager only.
Helping Hands – Training

Hamilton. Ontario Works - Career Development Centre

Community Placement
Job Development
Workshops (#Hired, workplace specific)
One on one employment counselling for ODSP Participants; referred by ODSP Case Manager only.
Helping Hands – Training

McMaster University - Student Success Centre - Gilmour Hall - Room 110

Students are supported with programs and services in the areas of student orientation, leadership, service-learning, volunteerism, educational planning, employment and career transition from the time of offer acceptance up to 5 years after convocation.

Theatre Aquarius - Professional Development Programs - Dofasco Centre for the Arts

Mentorship and training led by skilled instructors and experienced working professionals in 3 programs.

The programs are:
* GYM - program developed for professional performing artists, emerging artists, theatre students, and anyone interested in pursuing a career in the performing arts
* Playwright's Unit - fosters development of area writers. Meeting several times a month, each writer is required to choose one project to develop over the course of the year
* The Junction - designed for creator/performers from various forms of performance. Meeting monthly, the goal of the Junction is to provide a creative environment for artists to showcase work and receive constructive feedback in order to move closer to production

Mohawk College - Community Employment Services

Programs for anyone in the community seeking employment and/or training, newcomers, summer jobs, second career.
Services include:
* Employment Resource Centre
* Services for Job Seekers
* Training opportunities; access to Second Career funding
* Apprenticeship training supports
* Services for Employers
* Access to community resources
* Summer employment for youth
* Youth Job Connection

Centre for Skills Development - Burlington - South Service Rd

Personal workforce development services and specialized education programs include:

Employment Services
* include a range of career and employment-related programs and services, most of which are offered on a no-fee basis to qualified candidates

Doorways
* literacy, numeracy and essential skills services to assist in transitioning to employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education or independence

Skilled Trades Training Programs
* pre-apprenticeship training designed to give clients the skills and experience they need to begin a new career in the skilled trades
* programs involve comprehensive in-class and shop-floor training as well as job search assistance

Services for Employers
* provide hiring support for organizations

English as a Second Language and Immigrant Services:
* services at no cost for eligible immigrants in Halton Region
Programs include:
* LINC/ESL Classes (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada and English as a Second Language)
* Enhanced Language Training (ELT) for Internationally Trained Individuals
* ESL Assessments
* ESL at Work
* Job Search Workshops (JSW)
* Settlement Information Specialists

Many of these programs and services are available at multiple locations in Halton Region

Centre for Skills Development - Burlington - South Service Rd

Personal workforce development services and specialized education programs include:

Employment Services
* include a range of career and employment-related programs and services, most of which are offered on a no-fee basis to qualified candidates

Doorways
* literacy, numeracy and essential skills services to assist in transitioning to employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education or independence

Skilled Trades Training Programs
* pre-apprenticeship training designed to give clients the skills and experience they need to begin a new career in the skilled trades
* programs involve comprehensive in-class and shop-floor training as well as job search assistance

Services for Employers
* provide hiring support for organizations

English as a Second Language and Immigrant Services:
* services at no cost for eligible immigrants in Halton Region
Programs include:
* LINC/ESL Classes (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada and English as a Second Language)
* Enhanced Language Training (ELT) for Internationally Trained Individuals
* ESL Assessments
* ESL at Work
* Job Search Workshops (JSW)
* Settlement Information Specialists

Many of these programs and services are available at multiple locations in Halton Region

Industry Education Council of Hamilton

Committed to connecting students, educators and parents with the people and resources in the community that deal with all facets of career discovery and exploration.

Programs and services include:
Career Exploration
Engineers in the Classroom
MIGHTY- Mentors in Greater Hamilton Teaching Youth Entrepreneur Program
ELATE III Program - School to work transition program
ESTATE Program- ‘Employer Skills Training Advantage To Employment’

Burlington Economic Development Corporation

Provides information and assistance regarding:
* business development
* strategic partnerships
* industrial/commercial development
* locating new businesses

Halton Nonprofit Network - Community Development Halton - South Service Rd

Activities include:

* capacity-building activities in nonprofits and in the sector
* information sharing
* providing a common voice for the sector on policy development and community trends that have an impact on the sector
* mutual support

Community Development Halton - Volunteer Halton - Burlington - South Service Rd

* maintains the Volunteer Halton Opportunities Database
* links people who want to volunteer with organizations that need volunteers
* provides leadership and education for volunteers and community agencies employing volunteers
* advocates for volunteer rights through its membership and association with provincial and national organizations
* provides a research and development function serving the voluntary sector, municipal and regional governments, and local grassroots organizations
* promotes National Volunteer Week in April
* social planning helps communities identify strengths and weaknesses to improve the quality of life of all residents of Halton

General Topics and Information - Halton Region - Souvenirs of Burlington, Ontario and Canada Pins and Flags - Burlington

This listing summarizes where to get Burlington and other souvenirs, Ontario pins and Canada pins and paper flags

1. Tourism Burlington, 905-634-5594
* sells wide range of Burlington souvenirs, postcards, books, maps, giftware, etc.
* for details and address information see separate listing here

2. Art Gallery of Burlington's Art Etc Gallery Shop, 905-632-7796 ext 301
* original artwork from local artists, notecards, etc.
* for address and hours see separate listing here

3. Province of Ontario pins
* contact local MPP, for contact information see separate listings here

4. Canada pins and paper flags:
* contact local Member of Parliament, for contact information see separate listings here

Souvenirs may also be available at department stores, drug stores, or stationery stores