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Month of August 2022



  • Adecco – Call: 613-967-9995 to register, or apply online @ Website:
  • IS2 Workforce SolutionsCall: 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 $44.95 or $29.95 for re-certification)***
  • Working At Heights (Safety Guys) – (1 day training) Select a Date: August 2nd, 4th, 9th, 16th, 18th, 23rd, 25th, 30th, 2022 from 8:30am to 4:30pm @ 335 University Avenue, Belleville, Ontario. COVID-19 PROTOCOLS: Class sizes are limited to 5 students. DETAILS: The MLTSD requires us to collect certain information in order to register you in the SkillsPass Record System. Be prepared to provide your address, phone number, email, and year of birth. 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 613-549-6941 (cost is $154.50 + HST) or click link ***
  • Forklift Certification (Safety Guys) – (1 day training) Available monthly in Kingston & Belleville. Time: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm​​ (class time may vary based on number of participants). Pick a Date: Wednesday, August 17th, 2022; Wednesday, September 7th, 2022. Students must wear CSA approved steel toes-boots and be prepared 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 613-549-6941 or click link (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 @***
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION INFORMATION SHARING SESSION (Community Employment Services) – AUGUST 17, 2022 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Learn about Loyalist College distance online Early Childhood Program and local job opportunities. Venue Child and Youth Hub, 168 Hastings Street N., Bancroft, ON. ***Pre-register for the session by calling Lisa Woodcock at 613-332-1743 ext. 4237 or email [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 in early fall. 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 on August 2nd. 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 ***

tuition and related costs to complete skills-training to help you return

  • 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***
  • HYPE (META) July 28th session is currently runningNext Cohort: TBD – 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 ***

  • INTRODUCTION TO AN APPRENTICESHIP (META) – Onsite – August 9th, September 13th, 2022 from 10:30am – 11:30am. Interested in an Apprenticeship? This workshop covers how an Apprenticeship works, how to apply and monetary supports available for an Apprentice. ***Please copy and paste the Eventbrite URL below in a new search bar or call us at 613-966-9069 to save your seat!***
  • SMART SERVE (in-person) TRAINING – $45.00 – (META) – Belleville Location – August 29th, 2022 at 10:00am – 3:00pm. This workshop is designed for anyone who will be working where alcohol is sold under a Liquor Sales Licence or Special Occasion Permit. Certificate obtained upon successful completion of the exam. On November 9, 2021, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) announced they are introducing a new 5-year Smart Serve recertification requirement, effective July 1, 2022. Individuals wishing to gain Smart Serve certification are invited to take this in-class training which will follow by a proctored exam done online – Must have an accessible email account (know your password) – Valid non-expired government-issued ID. ***Please copy & paste URL below into a new search bar to register or call us at 613-966-9069! Payment can be made through EventBrite or by calling to book your spot and sending an e-transfer***
  • MOCK INTERVIEWS (In-Person) – META – September 22nd, 2022 at 9:15am – Noon. What is a mock interview? A mock interview is a practice interview that allows the interviewee (you) to create effective responses, work on nonverbal communication skills, and become familiar with interview settings. We will ask general questions or job-specific interview questions (your choice) and provide feedback regarding your answers and body language. Meta is offering 4 time-slots Sept 22 @ 9:15am – 9:45am Sept 22 @ 10:00am – 10:30am Sept 22 @ 10:45 am – 11:15am Sept 22 @ 11:30am – noon

***Copy & paste Eventbrite URL below or call us at 613-966-9069 to save your seat!***

  • EMPLOYER EXPECTATIONS – META – Onsite – Belleville – August 23rd, 2022 at 10:30am – 11:30am. Ever wondered what is expected of you at work? How to deal with conflict at work? This workshop will cover employer expectations, how to deal with conflict at work, and how to relate to your employer and co-workers. ***Please copy and paste the Eventbrite URL below in a new search bar or call us at 613-966-9069 to save your seat! ***
  • MANAGING FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATION ($60.00) – META – Onsite – August 8th, 2022 at 8:30am – 4:30pm. This course is based on standards established in the Food Retail and Food Services Regulation and Code (FRFSRC), and recommendations from Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency CFIA. Managing Food Safety Certification – one day class + instructor • Upon successful completion of the exam, you become “MFS Certified” Payment can be made through EventBrite or by calling to book your spot and sending an e-transfer. ***Please copy & paste URL below or call us at 613-966-9069 to reserve your seat!***
  • PREPARING FOR AN INTERVIEW – ONSITE (META) – August 4th, August 16th, and September 1st, 2022 from 10:30am – 11:30am. Haven’t been to an interview in a while? Not sure where to start? 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 copy & paste EventBrite URL into a new search bar or call us at 613-966-9069 to register and save your seat! ***
  • Quinte STEP Program (Quinte Immigration Services) – FREE TRAINING – Cohort Dates: 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***
  • PSW PREP – A FREE Online Course from CLA – Next Cohort: TBD. This supportive and interactive PSW Prep program will prepare you for the training and education needed to start your career as a Personal Support Worker. Learn about: PSW Essentials, The Human Body, Health and Safety, Writing and Presentation Skills. ***Contact CLA for more info Phone: 613-394-3740  Email: [email protected]***
  • NEXT STEPS Employment Readiness Course (CLA) – Next Cohort: TBD – (FREE 4 week online course) – 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+. ***To find out more, register, or to speak with a CLA instructor, fill out the form at***
  • Academic Skills Upgrading
  • Computer Skills
  • Employment Skills Programs
  • Financial Literacy
  • Essential Skills Program
  • Skills Based Assessment
  • Goal Setting
  • Welding Apprenticeship
  • Success At Work 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
  • 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 Cohort: August 8th, 2022. Open to all Jobseekers and Workers. It is 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, and we are shaping this as a recovery model of care to that end. We are also doing  “Share Our Space” and working with participants that can come from not only referral agencies, but from our transitional program, Grace Inn, Three Oaks, and Bridge Street to share an apartment or some sort of accommodation after employment is obtained.  We call it roommate matching and again it is to address the inequalities of housing we are seeing daily. *** Limited space available. CALL 613-969-8874 today to secure your spot in the program***
  • 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 AvailableVolunteer & Information Quinte, 199 Front Street, Suite 121 Belleville, ON

To register to become a volunteer please do so online @  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 @