Call us – 905-527-2222 x 3 (Leah)
Text us – 289-275-1685
Email us – firstname.lastname@example.org
And there’s more! At the end of each session there will be a draw for a $25 gift card. If you’re the winner, you can choose from Indigo, Amazon, Walmart or Tim Horton’s. The gift card will be emailed to you.
To attend, you will need an Internet connection and a device (computer, tablet or phone). Click on the meeting link at the day/time of the session. All sessions are on Zoom. You don’t need a Zoom account to attend. When you click on the link it will open a tab in your Internet browser. It will give you options to attend online or through your Zoom application (if you have it). If you have any questions or need any support, please connect with us.
Session Schedule – more to come
Date November 14, 2023, 10:30 – 11:30 am
Topic Hamilton Red Book – Community Information by Hamilton Public Library
Presenter Meg DeForest, Hamilton Public Library
Description Want to learn more about community services and supports in Hamilton? The Red Book by the Hamilton Public Library provides trusted, up-to-date information about social services and community resources. Join in to find out how to connect with the resources you need!
Date January 17, 2024, 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Presenter Stephanie Brash, Goodwill
Description Are you thinking of training for a job? Get skills training and financial support when you qualify for Better Jobs Ontario. Join us to learn about Goodwill’s employment supports and how they can help you apply for Better Jobs Ontario funding. This free info session covers topics like
- what is Better Jobs Ontario
- who is eligible for to apply for BJO (including the Fast Track option for those laid-off due to COVID)
- what programs are funded by BJO and how much funding may be provided
- an overview of the application process
Date February 13, 2024, 10:30 – 11:30 am
Presenter to be announced
Description coming soon!
Past Sessions with Links
Date September 26, 2023, 10:30 – 11:30 am
Presenter Catherine Maracle, Mohawk College
Description Have you ever thought about trying out college? City School by Mohawk has free courses and workshops in the community. These are a stepping stone to post-secondary and employment. City School gives you the opportunity to try college for free in a welcoming and small classroom environment. Join in to see what City School can do for you!
Date October 18, 2023, 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Topic Employment Services with PATH Employment
Presenter Nicole Delottinville, PATH Employment
Description PATH offers employment counseling and job search support to people experiencing barriers to employment. In this session we will cover what the client journey looks like including
- eligibility and suitability
- intake process
- creating and working through an employment action plan with your Employment Coordinator
- job search support and job development
- support for individuals with disabilities
- and so much more!
If PATH isn’t a suitable option for you at the moment, we have many services that could be helpful to you or someone you know in the future.
Date November 2, 2023, 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Presenter Jeimy Martinez Sorto
Description There are so many options out there – which one is right for you? This workshop will highlight educational options and pathways like
- upgrading your skills for your next step
- getting your Grade 12 or equivalent (like the GED or Academic and Career Entrance)