What will Ontario Works participants gain from being in the Employment Placement program?
On-the-job training or training through an outside institution
Follow-up support in their new position
Employment related expenses to cover initial costs such as work boots, uniforms, etc.
The key objectives for York Region's Ontario Works participants are work experience, training and employment. The focus of York Region's Ontario Works program is to support activities that will help participants find and secure employment.
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Employment Placement with Incentives program
The Employment Placement with Incentives program gives Ontario Works participants an opportunity to do on-the-job training while receiving wages for employment. It helps match qualified people with wage-paying jobs. Employers provide the jobs and the Ontario Works Employment Specialists find the Ontario Works participants to fill them.
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