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Month of June, 2022



  • Adecco – Call: 613-967-9995 to register, or apply online @ Website:
  • IS2 Workforce Solutions Call: 613-771-1234 to register, or apply online @ Website:
  • People Ready Call: 613-962-1954 to register, or apply online @ Website:
  • Manpower – Call: 613-962-3455 to register, or apply online @ Website:
  • KAS Personnel – Call: 613-969-1010 to register, or apply online @ Website:


  • Food Handler Certification (Canadian Institute of Food Safety) – (100% virtual training)

Available online 24/7. This training is recognized in your province and throughout Canada. You’ll

be a certified Food Handler across Canada for 5 yrs. Online Course, Official Certificate. Get your certificate today or go at your own pace. You have 30 days to complete your training and final exam. Unlimited exam attempts as many times as needed for free. ***Please visit: to register ($99.95 + GST/HST)***

  • Smart Serve Certification (Smart Serve Ontario) – (Approx. 4 hrs. virtual training) Available online 24/7. This training will prepare you to work in any environment where alcohol is sold, served, delivered or sampled, in the province of Ontario. It takes about 4 hrs, you can stop/start your training, your progress is saved as you learn, you must complete the Training and Final Test within 30 days, Technical Requirements: It is recommended that training is completed on a desktop/laptop computer. The program is responsive and will work on a tablet or smartphone but you may find screen size to be small and hard to interact with some of the training elements. A reliable internet connection. Final tests will require a working web camera and microphone. Internet Explorer is NOT a supported internet browser. ***Please visit: to register (cost is $34.95 or $29.95 for re- certification)***
  • Working At Heights (Safety Guys) – (1 day training) Every Tuesday & Thursday of every month from 8:30am to 4:30pm @ 335 University Avenue, Belleville, Ontario. COVID-19 PROTOCOLS: Class sizes are limited to 5 students. Must wear a KN95/N95 face mask at all times. Must complete COVID screening before class begins. ***Please contact your Caseworker or call Safety Guys to register 613-985-6941 (cost is $150 + HST) or click link***
  • Forklift Certification (Safety Guys) – (1 day training) Available monthly in Kingston & Belleville. Time: 830 am – 4:00 pm (class time may vary based on number of participants). Students must wear CSA approved steel toed boots and dress for weather conditions. COVID-19 PROTOCOLS: Class sizes are limited to 5 students. Must wear a KN95/N95 face mask at all times. Must complete COVID screening before class begins. ***To register client or for more info, please contact your Caseworker or call Safety Guys to register 613-985-6941. Cost of this course is

$250 + HST ***

  • Smart Start Program (Girls Inc.) 23 week paid program– Continuous Intake – Can apply at any time for ongoing job search support. Youth employment program for participants between the ages of 15 & 30 yrs old, who are living in the Belleville, Kingston and surrounding areas and are not currently working or in school. This program provides employment readiness workshops and work experience to assist young women overcome barriers to employment. Eligible applicants selected for participation will receive a fair living allowance, and daycare subsidy while they work towards life-changing employment goals. ***For more information for Belleville and Area contact Charlotte Lees, Smart Start Coordinator @ (343)261-1194, or email: [email protected] or complete the application form @***
  • FREE PRE-APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM FOR PROCESS OPERATOR – FOOD MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICIAN (Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development & Loyalist College) – Program Length: June 20th – Nov. 18th, 2022. Tuition is free and the funding includes all learning resources, including tools, textbooks and personal protective equipment (PPE). The program designed to support potential apprentices who may need trade readiness experience to gain employment as apprentices. Gain hands-on experience during a 10-week paid work placement. Fulfill the requirements needed to continue in an apprenticeship (pending employer sponsorship) or secure full-time employment in a manufacturing role. Receive a Loyalist College Certificate of Completion. Registration is open to Youth 16-29 amongst others. Unlike traditional College programs, possessing a high school diploma or OSSD isn’t mandatory and academic upgrading is available for those who wish to take part and potentially return to post-secondary schooling once finished. ***Learn more at courses/apprenticeships/#preapprenticeship or apply/contact [email protected]***
  • Elevate Plus Manufacturing (SAO) FREE 8 WEEK TRAINING (4 weeks in class including Graduation, followed by 4 weeks of work placement) for work in manufacturing. Starts Online on June 6th. This program designed to help unemployed or underemployed people develop the skills necessary to succeed in employment in a manufacturing career in the Bay of Quinte Region.***For details on eligibility and how to take part please go to


  • Elevate Plus Military – Online Salesforce Cloud Computing Boot Camp (SAO) – FREE. Cohort is being planned to start in July. This program designed to help military families and former serving members obtain employment in the Bay of Quinte Region. You do not need to be related to the military to attend in any of these programs. ***For details on eligibility and how to take part please go to ***
  • Food Service Worker Training – FREE (SAO, Loyalist College Community Employment Services)

Starting May 10th – August 16th, 2022 (13 weeks training Online – 2 Semesters, 3 courses each semester). This program is designed to upgrade and enhance the knowledge and skills of those employed as Food Service Workers and Dietary Aides, as well as those who wish to seek employment in dietary areas in the healthcare sector. This program has been developed to meet the standards set by the Ministry of Health – Long-Term Care. Students must obtain a Grade of 50% or higher to pass each course and obtain a G.P.A. of 60% or higher to obtain this certificate. Will receive a Food Service Worker certificate from Loyalist College upon successful completion of the training. Client must be completed OSSD, or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years on first day of class), Currently unemployed or under employed (working less than 20 hrs per week), Seeking full-time work in the Health Care field upon completion of the program, Resident of Ontario and Legally entitled to work in Canada. ***Contact Community Employment Services to learn more @ 1-866-860-5652 or Email: [email protected]***

  • Youth Job Connection (Community Employment Services) – Continuous Intake (2 Week Paid training). This program offers PAID pre-employment services and workshops, followed by a PAID job placement. 60-90 hours of paid employment readiness workshops to prepare for the workplace, paid job placements (up to 26 weeks), with support and funding for employers.

Mentorship, coaching and help with school and work transitions during and after the program ends. Eligibility criteria: 15-29 yrs of age at time of registration (individuals who are 15-18yrs old must be legally excused from attending high school), A resident of Ontario, Eligible to work in Canada, Unemployed, Not participating in full-time training or education. *** For more information on the Youth Job Connection program or to make an appointment with the staff to determine your eligibility contact 613-966-0205 or go to us/***

  • DZ & Equipment Operator Safety Program – SAO – (Loyalist College and Community Employment Services) – Date: April 28th – June 28th, 2022. Will train you hands-on! Get licensed for DZ, and learn to operate safely a Backhoe and Excavator, while maximize your employment opportunities. Included with your DZ training we will also train you hands-on with a dump truck. You will learn how to properly operate the PTO (Power Take Off), loading and unloading. Learn different techniques of tailgate uses. Learn how hydraulic systems and hoists work. Dump Truck training will give you many of the skills most sought after by a wider range of employers. In addition to DZ, learn to safety operator a backhoe and excavator. Program Layout (10 Weeks): Soft Skills Training Week 1 & 10 (4 days total); Backhoe & Excavator Week 2 In Class (40 hrs), Week 3-6 In Equipment (30 hrs); Learn DZ Week 7 In Class, Weeks 8-9 In Truck (30 hrs). Client must have a clean drivers abstract and health screening for MTO, must have double vaccine, currently unemployed or under employed (working less than 20 hrs per week), seeking full-time work in the Construction field upon completion of the program, resident of Ontario and legally entitled to work in Canada. DZ road test will set up for you and includes unlimited us our truck for DZ road tests. Additional fees for MTO for road text will apply and can be covered for qualified participants. ***Contact Community Employment Services to learn more @ 1-866- 860-5652 or via Email: [email protected]***
  • ENVIRONMENTAL AIDE (SAO Program – Loyalist College) – Continuous Intakes until June 1st, 2022 – This will train individuals for frontline careers in Healthcare Cleaning. Eligible individuals will complete this program completely online, at their own pace as long as they complete no later than June 28th, 2022. Participants should set aside no less than 4-5 hours for training per week and the program content should take no more than 20 hours total. Participants need to get an 80% on all modules and the final exam in order to pass. As with all SAO Programs, participants will have job search support once they have completed. ***Contact for more info By Phone: 1-866-860-5652 Email: [email protected]***
  • HYPE (META) Next Cohort: July 25th, 2022 – 20 week paid program – 8 weeks of paid pre- employment training + 12 weeks of quality employment placement. Paid employment training for Helping Youth Prepare for Employment. During this 20 week paid program, participants will be able to choose from one of three streams: Information & Technology, Skilled Manufacturing & Apprenticeship, or Office Administration. Participants must be between the ages 15 to 30 yrs of age, not in school and/or employed, experiencing barriers to employment, computer proficient, and must have access to a laptop with good internet connection, as well as video and audio capability. ***For eligibility, further information and enrollment, please visit:

If being referred by this office a Referral Form must be completed and email to [email protected], individual’s being ref’d must also fill out an online application form at the website listed above ***

  • New Better Jobs Ontario Information Session (META) – June 14, 2022 at 1:30pm – 2:30pm. Better Jobs Ontario (BJO) provides laid-off, unemployed individuals with financial support and skills training to help find employment in high-demand occupations in Ontario. Formally known as Second Career program, Better Jobs Ontario program has undergone changes. These changes include the eligibility requirements for the program. Better jobs Ontario program’s goal is to help more people to access training and get back to work faster. Join our info session to learn how this program could be for you! ***Please copy & paste the Eventbrite URL below into a new search bar or call us at 613-966-9069 to save your seat! 341898947957***
  • PREPARING FOR THE INTERVIEW VIRTUAL (META) – June 2nd, June 21st, July 7th, July 19th, August 4th, and August 16th, 2022 from 10:30am – 11:30am. Find out how to prepare for an interview, what to take with you, the do’s and don’ts of dressing appropriately and

understanding your body language. Discussions on how best to answer difficult questions will be explored as well as types of interviews you may encounter. ***Please go to to save your seat OR call Meta at 613-966-9069***

  • Quinte STEP Program (Quinte Immigration Services) – FREE TRAINING – Cohort Dates: 1st Cohort Week May 30 to June 24, 2022, 2nd Cohort Week July 4 to July 29, 2022, 3rd Cohort Week August 22 to September 16, 2022, 4th Cohort Week October 10 to November 4, 2022, 5th Cohort Week November 21 to December 16, 2022, 6th Cohort Week January 16 to February 10, 2023 . This includes 4 weeks of online soft skills training, designed to improve your communication, teamwork and other essential skills. Employment opportunities and FREE Courses available in the fields of Transportation, Finance/Bookkeeping, and Hospitality. The STEP program is primarily open to unemployed citizens and permanent residents. ***Register at: [email protected] or Call 613-968-7723***
  • NEXT STEPS Employment Readiness Course (CLA) (FREE 4 week online course) Start Date: May 30th, 2022. Learn new skills for a new job or new career: Learn effective goal setting, discover your transferrable skills, Earn Soft Skills Solutions Certification, Develop your own career portfolio, Learn new computer and digital skills ***Contact CLA for more info at 613-962- 9615 OR Email: [email protected] ***
  • Community Learning Alternatives (CLA) offers both on-site, in-person learning, or virtual learning online through Zoom or Google Meet. CLA | Community Learning Alternatives offers skills upgrading for employment, education, apprenticeship, and independence for individuals ages 19+.
  • Academic Skills Upgrading
    • Computer Skills
  • Employment Skills Programs
    • Financial Literacy
    • Essential Skills Program
    • Skills Based Assessment

***To find out more, register, or to speak with a CLA instructor, fill out the form at***

  • Virtual Workshops – FREE Training (CareerEdge) – Check out list of Free Virtual Workshops below, full info at . By registering, you are eligible for a number of work readiness training workshops for all ages.
  • Interview Skills
  • Online Job Search
  • Resume and Cover Letter
  • Post Secondary Education
  • Goal Setting
  • Welding Apprenticeship
  • Success At Work
  • Labour Market and Your Job Search
  • Mature Job Seekers – Acquiring the Right Mindset
  • Mature Job Seekers – Adapting Your Resume
  • Mature Job Seekers – Interview Success
  • (Be Prepared) –@ 213A Front Street, Belleville, ON, Phone # 613-689-8727
  • Standard First Aid & CPR Level C ($135 – 14 to 16 hrs in class + online) – 3 year Certification, with Digital Certificate
  • Emergency First Aid & CPR Level A ($95 – 8 hrs in class + online) – 3 year Certification, with Digital Certificate
  • Recertification ($90 – 8 hrs in class + online) – 3 year Certification, with Digital Certificate
  • Babysitter’s Course ($60 – 7 hrs in class / Virtual Classes are 2 – 4hr days) – Participants will receive a Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Certificate, recommended age is 11 to 15 yrs old
  • Home Alone Safety Course for Kids ($60 – 7.5hrs in class training) – Participants will receive the Home Alone Safety for Kids manual & wallet-sized certificate of attendance. Ideally suited for children aged 9 to 12 yrs old

***Various Dates Available check website for availability and to register @ ***

  • GROWING INDEPENDENT FUTURES 4 TOMORROW (G.I.F.T.) – Enrichment Centre for Mental Health – REGISTRATION NOW OPEN/CONTINUOUS INTAKE. Next Start Date: June 6th. Open to all Jobseekers and Workers. It’s a four-week program, covers hard and soft skills for employment; daily resiliency labs, and embedded is a dedicated mental health counsellor; apprenticeship possibilities for sustainable careers is part of the third week of programming. The intent is to provide the framework for managing mental health wellness in employment long term. *** Limited space available. CALL 613-969-8874 today to secure your spot in the program***
  • Inspire Futures Training (SAO) FREE Training Opportunities in the FOOD SERVICE & SANITATION SECTORS. BE JOB READY IN 6 WEEKS! Acquire the skills & certifications that employers are looking for. Contact Inspire Futures at (613) 969-8874 to set up an appointment to talk with a member of their Training Team or email [email protected] to learn more about the program and how to secure your spot for their next training session. Register @
  • Support Groups & Employment Workshops – Enrichment Centre offer a variety of workshops which include:
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety & Depression Support Group
  • Healthy Masculinity Support Group
  • Managing Powerful Emotions
  • Strong Women Rising
  • Portfolio Development
  • Resume Building
  • Job Search
  • Interview Preparation & Skills
  • How to Disclose Your Mental Health
  • Finding the Right Job For Me

*** REGISTER FOR WORKSHOPS & SUPPORT GROUPS – Contact (613) 969-8874 or

email [email protected] for more information on employment workshops & support groups and/or to register. All support groups are 8 sessions in length. ***


  • Various Volunteer Opportunities Available Volunteer & Information Quinte, 199 Front Street, Suite 121 Belleville, ON

To register to become a volunteer please do so online @ volunteer/ or call: 613-969-8862 to schedule an appointment. You can check out their

Volunteer Database prior to your meeting to explore the possible placements @