Employment Services

   

Get a Job in 8 Weeks

Practical guidance and support to get the right job for you

We understand the challenges of looking for a job during these unprecedented times — and we’re here to help. Our employment experts are working remotely so we can continue supporting you in your search. From identifying opportunities to helping you write effective resumes and prepare for interviews, the YMCA of Greater Toronto’s wide range of employment services will help you find the job that’s right for you. Our remote services are in the Peel Region, Etobicoke, North York, York Region, Scarborough and Durham Region. 

Book your free appointment today! 



Contact Us!

For more information about YMCA Employment Services, call 416-928-9622 or 1-800-223-8024.
 
Book a free appointment
 

We offer:

  • Help developing a career path strategy
  • Support to craft your résumé and cover letter
  • Guidance to improve your interview techniques through mock interviews
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Job fairs

We’re doing our part to flatten the curve. The safety of our participants, staff, volunteers, and broader community members is our top priority. To help keep you healthy, we’re currently working to make virtual job fairs available. Stay Tuned!

Workshops

Build the skills you need to land your next job! We’re offering remote workshops designed to give you the tools and practical advice you need to find employment, including resume and cover letter creation, interview preparation, basic technical literacy skills, networking tips, and much more. Check out the calendars below to find workshops you want to attend and learn how to register.

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YMCA Digital Skills Literacy Program

Build your digital skills

We’re all relying much more on technology these days, and it can feel a little overwhelming. The YMCA Digital Skills Literacy Program is here to help you navigate the online world with confidence! 

Our free workshops include:

  • Introduction to Basic Computer Skills
  • Understanding Popular Apps
  • Understanding Social Media
  • Internet Safety for Parents
  • Internet Safety and Social Media
  • Cyber Bullying
  • Phishing and Online Dating
  • Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Online Gaming and Apps

How to apply

Email us at y.digital@ymcagta.org to get started.

Construction Connections program

About the program

If you’re looking to gain new skills in the construction industry and you’re unemployed, underemployed, or working full-time, the Construction Connections program is the right fit for you. Construction Connections can help you:
  • Explore and start your career in the construction trades
  • Register as an apprentice and enter into a formal apprenticeship program
  • Access training and supports in order to be successful

Read more program details (PDF).

How to apply

For more information, contact us at 416-397-1849.

Are you an employer looking to fill positions in the GTA?

We’d love to team up with you! We offer free training programs and subsidies for clients hired through YMCA Employment Services.

Learn more

Contact Us!

For more information about YMCA Employment Services, call 416-928-9622 or 1-800-223-8024.
Employment Services are funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.
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