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Month of November, 2021

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • CAREER FAIR – Nov. 17th, 2021 from 1-7pm at the Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre feel free to send clients the following link: https://quintecareerfair.ca/
  • Job 2 – HOME DEPOT VIRTUAL HIRING EVENT! (VARIOUS POSITIONS) – Thursday, November 4th, 2021 from 10am to 12pm –Interviews will be held virtually via video or phone, NOT at the physical location. ***To sign up for an interview view posting on www.indeed.com***

TEMPORARY AGENCIES

  • Adecco – Call: 613-967-9995 to register, or apply online @ Website: www.adecco.ca
  • IS2 Workforce Solutions Call: 613-771-1234 to register, or apply online @ Website: www.is2.ca
  • People Ready Call: 613-962-1954 to register, or apply online @ Website: www.peopleready.com
  • Manpower – Call: 613-962-3455 to register, or apply online @ Website: www.manpower.ca
  • KAS Personnel – Call: 613-969-1010 to register, or apply online @ Website: www.kasstaffing.com

TRAINING

  • 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: https://smartserve.ca/online-training/ to register (cost is $34.95 or $29.95 for re-certification)***
  • 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: https://www.foodsafety.ca/ to register ($99.95 + GST/HST)***

  • 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 ***Please contact your Caseworker or call Safety Guys to register 613-985-6941 (cost is $150 + HST)***
  • Forklift Certification (Safety Guys) – (1 day training) next sessions: Wednesday, October 27th, Wednesday, November 17th, Wednesday, December 8th, and Wednesday, December 29th, 2021 from 8:30am to 3:30pm @ 335 University Avenue, Belleville, Ontario. Client must wear face mask, CSA approved steel toe boots, & dress for the weather conditions to participate. ***To register client, please contact your Caseworker or call Safety Guys to register 613-985-6941. Cost of this course is $250 + HST ***
  • Supported Employment Program (Agilec) – The Supported Employment Program is designed for individuals, our clients, who face complex barriers to employment. These barriers could include: Limited or interrupted labour market experience, Low levels of education, Mental health, Physical disability or illness, Brain injury, and/or Challenging life circumstances (coming off ODSP or OW). The program offers a range of services and opportunities for our clients, to prepare for and secure long-term employment. Services and opportunities include: Resume and cover letter workshops, Financial support for training, schooling, transportation, essentials for employment, etc., Employment workshops, Shoulder to shoulder support from the Employment Coach Through Agilec’s Supported Employment Program, our clients will have the opportunity to learn new things,

develop new skills, earn a paycheque, and feel a sense of belonging. In addition, the Supported Employment Program also provides a wide range of services and opportunities for employers to address staffing and skills need through matches with suitably skilled people with employment barriers. The Supported Employment Program also offers job trials, job shadowing or short term, and voluntary work experiences. ***For an appointment to register call Angelic @ 613-779-0494***

  • Cannabis Career Launch Training (Loyalist College) – (6 weeks training – 4 in class + 2 weeks work placement) next sessions: Our October class is now full. Please fill in the screening form to be considered for entry to the next class when it is scheduled.. This program is designed to be short and intensive, to provide job seekers with free, cutting-edge industry training to equip them with hands-on cannabis production skills. Client must be unemployed, or working 20 hrs. per week or less (18+ yrs. of age), strong desire to gain full-time employment and start a career in the Cannabis Industry. A resident of Ontario and legally entitled to work in Canada (ie. Citizen, permanent resident, or protected person). Able to attend 4 weeks of classes virtually plus 2 weeks of on-site work placement if applicable. ***Please fill in the screening form to be considered for entry @ http://loyalisttraining.com/cannabis-career-launch/ ***
  • Food Service Worker Training (Loyalist College Community Employment Services) – (13 weeks training Online – 2 Semesters, 3 courses each semester) First Semester (3 Courses) starts Nov. 1st to Dec. 20th, 2021, Second Semester (3 Courses starts January 11th to February 28th, 2022). 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. 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 via Email: [email protected]***
  • DZ & Equipment Operator Safety (Loyalist College Community Employment Services) – (10 weeks training) Start Dates: November 25th, 2021 to February 1st, 2022 and January 27th, 2022 to March 29th, 2022 Classroom 9 to 4pm, truck/equipment between 8 to 6pm. 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 tail gate 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-skill training week 1 & 10, Learn DZ week 2 in class (40 hrs), Weeks 3-4 in truck (30 hrs), Backhoe & Excavator Week 5 in class, Weeks 6-9 in equipment. 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]***

  • Elevate Plus Manufacturing Session (Loyalist College) – ½ Day Information Session To be Determined –

(6 week course also includes a 2 week job trial) FREE Elevate Plus Training program for adults 18+ providing skills and experience to work in the local manufacturing and food processing industry! For those whom are interested interviews for the program are arranged after the information session for the 6 week course which starts on Monday November 8th, 2021 (includes 4 weeks in class, and a 2 week job trail with a partnered manufacturer) ***For more information visit: https://elevateplus.ca/manufacturing/contacts/ ***

  • Smart Start Youth Employment Program (Girls Inc.) – (23 week paid program) next session: To be Determined

– Can apply at any time. 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 call Kryssiah Patterson @ (613) 885-8099, or email: [email protected] or Apply online @ www.girlsinclimestone.formstack.com/forms/smartstartapplication

  • HYPE (Meta) – (20 week paid program – 8 weeks of paid pre-employment training + 12 weeks of quality employment placement) next session begins: Monday November 8th, 2021 – applications will be accepted until Friday November 5th, 2021. 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: https://metaservices.ca/hype-program/

(*** If being referred by this office a Referral Form must be completed and faxed over to Meta @ 613-966-7357, individual’s being ref’d must also fill out an online application form at the website listed above ***)

  • Quinte STEP Program (Quinte Immigration Services) – (7 week program – 5 weeks online training + 2 weeks of on-the-job practice) Improve your skills and find full time employment in the Transportation: Upgrading your driver’s license to a commercial category. Accounting & Finance: Basic bookkeeping skills and customer service.

or Hospitality Industry: Housekeeping room attendant, front desk agent and customer service. Soft skills and job search skills. WHMIS and other. If successful, participants get hired upon completing their placement or advance in their work if they are incumbent employees, and Quinte United Immigration Services will follow up with the participants and employers for up to 6 months after placement. Participants must be +18 yrs of age, a Citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Person in Canada. Unemployed or working less than 20 hours per week or an incumbent employee interested in advancement, not a full time student, computer proficient, and must have access to a laptop with good internet connection, as well as video and audio capability. To learn more about the STEP Program contact Quinte Immigration Services @ 613-968-7723, or to enroll, please visit: https://quintestep.ca/enroll-in-program/

  • Next Steps Employment Readiness Course (CLA) – (**FREE** 4 week online course) – Next Date: To be determined. Set career goals, develop a Portfolio, identify transferable skills, improve digital literacy, boos your confidence, Soft Skills Solutions Certification ***To enquire or to register please Email: [email protected] or visit : https://learnwithcla.ca/next-steps/ ***
  • Virtual Workshops – FREE Training (CareerEdge) **Check out list of Free Virtual Workshops below, full info at https://careeredge.on.ca/virtual-workshops/ . 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
  • Various Workshops (Meta) – ***For more information on these workshops visit https://metaservices.ca/workshops/ or call 613-966-9069 to register*** :
  • Managing Food Safety Certification (3-part series) – Virtual Course Dates: Monday, Nov 15, 2021 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

This virtual 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. Nov 15: 1:30pm-3:00pm Nov 17: 1:30pm-3:00pm Nov 19: 1:30pm-3:00pm • All participants will have ability to download the MFS Workbook and have the information presented through online video

instruction and virtual class interaction through Meta’s MFS Virtual classroom • Upon successful

completion of the exam, you become “MFS Certified”

To save your seat please see full posting @ https://metaservices.ca/event/managing-food-safety- certification-3-part-series-nov-15/

  • 50+ and Job Searching (ZOOM) **FREE**

Dates: Thursday, November 4, 2021 @ 10:30am to 11:30am

Looking for a job when you have more than 15 or 20 years of work experience is a challenge. Do they see you as overqualified or too old? Join us for this workshop and discuss concerns around years of experience and

learn how to compete in today’s job market.

Register @ https://metaservices.ca/event/50-and-job-searching-nov-4/

  • Preparing For The Interview (Online) **FREE**

Dates: Thursday, November 18, 2021 @ 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 to best answer difficult questions will be explored as well as types of interviews you may encounter. Register @ https://metaservices.ca/event/preparing-for-the-interview-nov-18/

  • 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. ***Please contact Mary McCormack @ Community Employment Services to register 613-966-0205, or via Email: [email protected]***
  • (Be Prepared) –@ 213A Front Street, Belleville, ON, Phone # 613-689-8727
  • First Aid & CPR Level C ($133 – 14 to 16 hrs in class + online) – 3 year Certification, with Digital Certificate
  • Emergency First Aid & CPR Level A ($88 – 8 hrs in class + online) – 3 year Certification, with Digital Certificate
  • Recertification ($88 – 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 @ https://bepreparedfirst.ca/**

  • Supported Employment Program (Enrichment Centre) Meet & Greet our Employment Team on: Wednesday, November 24th, 2021 from 5pm to 7pm Continuous Intake – @ 250 Sidney Street, Building 59, Belleville, Ontario – Is your mental health or addiction creating a barrier to employment? WE CAN HELP. We are now offering a one-stop, no-cost, supported employment services. ***Call 613-969-8874 to register***
  • Inspire Futures Training (Enrichment Centre) – Sustainable Employment in the Food Services & Cleaning Sectors (FREE 6 Week Program) – NEXT COHORT is starting on: Monday, November 15, 2021

Classes are held at the Enrichment Centre for Mental Health’s office and in the commercial kitchen at Inspire Cafe which are both located at 250 Sidney St., Belleville. The program runs Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm. There will be 6 weeks of in class and on-site practical training. An additional 2 weeks of job placement (workplace shift hours) ***CALL 613-969-8874 and ask for the INSPIRE FUTURES SAO training team to learn more*** or Register @ https://enrichmentcentre.ca/inspire-futures/

  • Support Groups & Workshops (Enrichment Centre)***For more information on these support groups and workshops visit www.enrighcmentcentre.ca or call 613-969-8874 to register***
  • Interview Preparation & Skills **FREE**

Dates: Monday, November 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

  • Women’s Anger Management – Fall Group **FREE**

Dates: Thursday, November 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Thursday, November 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Thursday, November 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Thursday, November 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • Healthy Masculinity – Fall Group **FREE**

Dates: Thursday, November 4 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Thursday, November 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Thursday, November 18 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Thursday, November 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

  • Finding the Right Job for Me **FREE**

Dates: Monday, November 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • How to Disclose Your Mental Health **FREE**

Dates: Monday, November 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • Portfolio Development (8 week course) **FREE**

Dates: Tuesday, November 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Tuesday, November 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tuesday, November 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tuesday, November 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • Anxiety & Depression – Fall Group **FREE**

Dates: Tuesday, November 2 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Tuesday, November 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Tuesday, November 16 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Tuesday, November 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

  • Suicide Bereavement – Fall Group (8 week program) **FREE**

Dates: Tuesday, November 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Tuesday, November 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Tuesday, November 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Tuesday, November 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

  • Strong Women Rising Program **FREE**

Dates: Wednesday, November 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Wednesday, November 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Wednesday, November 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Wednesday, November 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

  • Managing Powerful Emotions – Fall Group **FREE**

Dates: Wednesday, November 3 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Wednesday, November 10 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Wednesday, November 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Wednesday, November 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

  • Resume Building **FREE**

Dates: Monday, November 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • Men’s Anger Management – Fall Group **FREE**

Dates: Monday, November 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Monday, November 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Monday, November 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Monday, November 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Monday, November 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

  • True Colors® Workshop (3 hr Training) **$30.00**

Dates: Tuesday, November 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace – Online Workshop ***FREE***

Dates: Wednesday, November 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

  • Job Search **FREE**

Dates: Monday, November 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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

To register to become a volunteer please do so online @ https://www.viq.ca/becoming-a-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 @ https://viq.volunteerattract.com/Listings.php?ListType=Volunteer_PositionsShowAll