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Looking for Work? We can Help!  The Personal Assistance offered at the Goodwill gives you individualized attention in supportive group and one-one settings, whether you need more information, additional training or just have questions to ask.  Our organization offers a wide selection of employment services and programs that are designed to meet an individual's specific needs to reach their employment goals. Our knowledgeable and friendly Employment Consultants can help you! Participate in encouraging group and individual employment counseling sessions to:

  • Identify your employment needs and program or service access options for individualized employment service plan development and supports coordination
  • Assess your skills, interests and experiences
  • Complete psychometric assessments and vocational evaluation
  • Learn about local and regional labour market opportunities
  • Decide on career paths and goals to meet your interests and needs
  • Connect with educational training opportunities designed for your needs
  • Access referrals to specific services or programs pertaining to your individual concerns and identified needs  (Future Focus, ODSP Placement Services, Developmental Services)
  • Re-educate yourself in short or long-term programs and workshops to increase your employability
  • Complete hands-on learning through a wide range of training opportunities
  • Develop Job Search Strategies that will market your skills and land the job
  • Develop employability skills that will ensure your success on the job
  • Find volunteer or job shadow opportunity in your community to develop on the job skills and reference building
  • Access supports to assist you during your job search and when you start your new job

Connect with community agency supports to help you reach personal goals:  Family Strengthening Philosophy: Goodwill is good for Families!

Goodwill understands that to be successful at work, everyone needs to be confident that their families are healthy and safe, and that their home life is stable.  We have identified that a full family approach is imperative in the process of empowering individuals and assisting them in their journey to self-sufficiency.

At Goodwill we take a whole-family approach to service delivery. We believe that assisting the individual towards self-sufficiency, not only enriches the family, but also strengthens the community.

Often times, the ability to maintain employment is based on influences outside of the work environment, such as transportation, child care, housing and health issues. Beyond issues that may negatively impact the ability to find and maintain employment, families must also have access to the resources and support services that address areas such as financial literacy, money management, and mentoring. Building relationships with other community organizations allows Goodwill to develop innovative employment strategies that connect families with the services and resources necessary to overcome barriers to economic and social success.

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