Job Seeker Services and Programs
Five Employment Centres in the GTA for People of All Ages
Our five full-suite Employment Centres offer employment services for people of all ages. We’re conveniently located in Scarborough, Etobicoke, North York, and Downtown Toronto.
Job seekers, our services will help you with exploring career options, improving your résumé, preparing for interviews or returning to work/school. We also offer other assistance such as employment supports, training incentives and case management services.
This Employment Ontario service is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.
Specialized Programs for People of All Ages & Abilities
The Career Foundation offers a variety of specialized programs that equip job seekers with the right skills to succeed in today’s competitive labour market. Whether you’re interested in the skilled trades or the technology sector, or you’re new to the workforce and want to gain experience in a variety of fields, our programs can help you meet your employment goals. Click any of the program names below for more information.
Arborist Ground Worker Training Program (SkillsAdvance Ontario)
Love trees? The Arborist Ground Worker Training Program will train you how to grow in the field of arboriculture. Click here to learn more about the Arborist SAO program.
Completing the Circle Program
The Completing the Circle Program is for youth between the ages of 15 and 30 facing barriers to employment. Click here to learn more about the Completing the Circle program.
General Carpenter Pre-Apprenticeship Program for Youth
Looking to enter a promising career in carpentry? Click here to learn more about the General Carpenter Pre-Apprenticeship Program for Youth.
Personal Support Worker Training Program (SkillsAdvance Ontario)
Gain industry training that prepares you to work in community or long-term care settings and build career pathways in the healthcare sector. Click here to learn more about the PSW SAO program.
Second Career Program
Want to change career paths? You may qualify for training grants through the Second Career Program. Click here to learn more about the Second Career program.
Cannabis Production Worker Training & Recruitment Program (SAO)
The Cannabis Production Worker Training & Recruitment Program prepares participants for budding careers. Click here to learn more about the Cannabis SAO program.
Empowering Abilities Program
The Empowering Abilities Program offers individualized employment supports to job seekers with disabilities. Click here to learn more about the Empowering Abilities program.
Path to Customer Success Program
The Path to Customer Success (Path2CS) Program prepares diverse women to work in remote careers. Click here to learn more about the Path2CS program.
Youth Job Connection Program
The Youth Job Connection Program provides year-round support and skills training to youth aged 15-29. Click here to learn more about the Youth Job Connection program.
Get entry-level practical skills training and experience that will prepare you for work in the growing construction industry. Click here to learn more about the Homebuilders’ Job-Ready Program.
Benefits of Registering with The Career Foundation
One-on-one support with an Employment Specialist (virtual services only during COVID-19)
First-in-line access to job vacancies being promoted by our employer partners
Improve your résumé and cover letter to improve your likelihood of being invited to interviews
Ability to connect with our employer network of 2,000+ businesses across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area
Interview coaching to help you answer the toughest interview questions with confidence
Get hired today by accessing virtual hiring events and interviews with employers
Free Virtual Workshops
The Career Foundation has developed a range of digital workshops that you can access from any mobile device or computer at no cost.
You do not need to register as a client to access these workshops. Give us a chance to demonstrate our expertise, and if you like what you see, we invite you to register for our full suite of services!