JVS Toronto is a one-stop job-search solution which brings people and work together.For 64 years, we have helped people from diverse backgrounds and communities from all sectors in the GTA and York Region to achieve their educational, training, career and employment goals.Our employment services are offered at no cost. WHO WE ARE?
WHO WE SERVE? • EVERYONE IS WELCOME • Anyone looking for a JOB • Anyone looking for CAREER TRANSITION AND ADVICE • Internationally Trained Persons from various occupational sectors • Newcomers • Youth • Persons with disabilities • It is my pleasure to announce that I got a job as a Sales Associate. I am very, very happy!!! I believe that working in sales changes a person in being more confident and able to make small talk. I don't know if I thank you enough for your great support and help: THAL YOU WITH ALL MY HEARTH! • (J., Internationally trained professional, JVS Newcomer Services, 2009)
OUR SUCCESSES • Over 20,000 people served every year • Over 50% were new Canadians and/or immigrants • 7 locations in the GTA & York Region • Over 200+ Staff Members from diverse backgrounds to reflect the communities we serve • 77% clients in employment support services secured meaningful work or entered training programs (Data sourced from JVS Toronto Financial Report – 2011) • I would like to say thank you for supporting me during my job search, especially with the resume, cover letter and interview skills and connecting me with the employers. (G.T., internationally trained professional, IT sector, Canadian Workplace Communication, 2010)
JVS Centre Locations: JVS Jane-Finch & Youth Services Jane Finch Mall, 1911 Finch Avenue West, Unit 3 416 636 2481 firstname.lastname@example.org JVS North York 1280 Finch Avenue West, #607 416 – 649 3406 email@example.com JVS Markham 3780 14th Avenue, Unit 110 (905) 470 9675 firstname.lastname@example.org
JVS Centre Locations: JVS Scarborough 2868 Ellesmere Road, Scarborough416-286 0505 email@example.com JVS Toronto Centre 111 Wellesley Street East, #100, Toronto 416 929 4331 firstname.lastname@example.org Al Green Centre 2700 Dufferin St., Unit 90A, Toronto 416 782 3967 email@example.com Head Office & Disability Services 74 Tycos Drive, Toronto 416 787 1171 firstname.lastname@example.org
EMPLOYMENT SERVICES • One-on-one customized employment counselling • Job Development • Computer Skills testing services • Job Search Workshops • Information resource centre • Second Career • Pre-apprenticeship • Career-decision making workshop
SPECIALIZEDEMPLOYMENT SERVICES FOR NEWCOMERS • Employment support services for newcomers with a focus on getting your first job in Canada • Mentoring Services for Internationally Trained Professionals from various occupational sectors (in person, online and group events) • Ethno-specific mentoring programs • Bridging programs
SPECIALIZED EMPLOYMENT SERVICES FOR NEWCOMERS • Canadian Workplace Communication (Enhanced Language Training-Sector-specific) • Pronunciation classes • Business Writing classes • English Conversation classes • As a new immigrant, I attended the CWC program. Thanks to this program, I improved myself a lot in English communication skills. Besides, the job-related emails, which you sent to students and alumni, provided useful information for my job search. I really appreciate your help. (A.Z., 2009).
DIRECT CONNECTIONS WITH EMPLOYERS • Access to employment leads and job postings • Employment and recruitment events and job fairs • Networking events with employers • Thank you. I simply can’t express my gratitude well in English. You really did it – found great architects to work • with. I am sure that I will work for them for a long time (at least as a part-time consultant/IT support) I am already in • a review of useful technical solutions. (L.R., 2010).
Collaborative Employment Services • JVS is a CASIP agency • Provide client-focused internal referrals as required
OTHER SERVICES • CAREER SERVICES • Identify and define your career goals • TRAINING PROGRAMS • Retail, certified job developer, call centre • ASSESSMENT AND TESTING • Psychoeducational, vocational, and memory • DISABILITY SERVICES • Specialized employment support services • YOUTH SERVICES • Specialized employment support services
QUESTIONS? • I just want to say special thanks to you and your team for the wonderful job you did. The extra time and effort you put in my case were certainly worthwhile. It is a joy for me to meet such dedicated and talented professionals. (P.T., ????, 2010)
THANK YOU FOR CONSIDERING JVS TORONTO