2017 Career Edge Programs

  • Career Edge has been providing employment services since 1987 and has offices in Campbellford, Napanee, Northbrook, Picton and Trenton. Career Edge provides a variety of Employment Ontario services for Youth and Adults. Whether you are looking for your first job or your last, or you’re an employer needing employment services, Career Edge is here to help. Services are provided free of charge.
    careeredge.on.ca

  • 613-476-6456
    103-141 Main Street, Picton,
    ON K0K 2T0

    Monday. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:
    8:30am – 4:30pm

    Wednesdays 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

  • Program
  • Description of Program
  • Eligibility
  • Job Matching, Placement & Incentives (JMPI)
  • Employers receive wage subsidy support and support in identifying human resource skill requirements, matching of position/workplace requirements to participants’ skills, capabilities, interests and experience as well as support for developing on-the-job training plans, and monitoring.
  •  Be licensed to operate in Ontario
     Comply with all applicable legislation, including federal/provincial human rights legislation, regulations, and any other relevant standards, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Employment Standards Act, freedom of information and protection of privacy legislation
     Provide Employment Service Placement employment in Ontario
     Maintain appropriate WSIB or alternate workplace safety insurance coverage and have adequate third party general liability insurance as advised by its insurance broker
     NOT hire his or her immediate family members, such as parent, spouse, sibling or child as a trainee;
     NOT be receiving government funds from any other source for the same training placement;
     NOT use placement services to replace existing or laid-off employees
     NOT be an EO Employment Ontario service provider
  • Resources & Information
  • RI offers the information and resources necessary to support employer’s human resource needs.
    RI provides assistance to employers to attract and recruit employees and skilled labour by posting positions, and participating in job fairs or other community events.
  • No eligibility requirements to use Resources & Information
     However, services must be used for employment related reasons
  • Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG)
  • Employers can apply for funding to offset the cost of training for their staff. For eligible training programs, an employer can received up to $10,000 per participant, per grant. Some employers may also qualify for additional incentives. If approved the Canada-Ontario Job Grant can cover up 2/3 of the cost of training.
  • Employer Eligibility
     Be an individual business, not-for-profit or a business organization
     Be licensed to operate in Ontario
    Employ the worker you want to train
     Have $2M 3rd Party Liability insurance and comply with labour and human rights legislation
     Have appropriate WSIB coverage
     Contribute at least one third of the training costs
    Participant Eligibility
     Currently not participating in any other Employment Service program
     Employed or will be an employed by the employer accessing the grant after training
     Be a Canadian Citizen
     Can be a relative of the employer, but cannot own any voting shares of the company
    Training Eligibility
     Training has to take place in Ontario
     Has to be under 365 days in length
     Cannot be mandated training such as Health & Safety
  • Youth Job Connection (YJC)
  • Employers receive wage subsidy support for youth 15-29 years of age. As well as support in identifying human resource skill requirements, matching of position/workplace requirements to participants’ skills, capabilities, interests and experience. YJC also provides support for developing on-the-job training plans, and monitoring, as well as pre-employment training for youth placements.
  • Be licensed to operate in Ontario
     Comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Employment Standards Act
     Maintain appropriate Workplace Safety and Insurance Board or private workplace safety insurance coverage
     Have adequate third party general liability insurance as advised by its insurance broker
     Comply with all applicable federal and provincial human rights and labour legislation, regulations, and any other relevant standards
     Provide the job placement in Ontario
  • Youth Job Link (YJL)
  • Provides employers access to free job postings, pre-screening and referral of potential candidates, job matching services, access to a pool of available students between the ages of 15 and 29, as well as potential for hiring incentive (up to $300 per employee).
  •  Be licensed to operate in Ontario
     Comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Employment Standards Act
     Maintain appropriate Workplace Safety and Insurance Board or private workplace safety insurance coverage
     Have adequate third party general liability insurance, as advised by its insurance broker
     Comply with all applicable federal and provincial human rights and labour legislation, regulations, and any other relevant standards
     Provide the job placement in Ontario
     NOT be a federal, provincial or municipal government or agency
     NOT be a Youth Job Connection service provider
     NOT be currently receiving other government funds (federal, provincial or municipal) for the same job placement (e.g., Employment Service Job Placements)
     NOT use placement services to displace existing staff, or replace staff who are on layoff
     NOT hire immediate family members, such as parent, spouse, sibling or child in the job placement
  • Youth Job Connection – Summer (YJCS)
  • Employers receive wage subsidy support for youth 15-18 years of age for the summer months. As well as support in identifying human resource skill requirements, matching of position/workplace requirements to participants’ skills, capabilities, interests and experience. YJCS also provides support for developing on-the-job training plans, and monitoring, as well as pre-employment training for youth placements.
  •  Be licensed to operate in Ontario
     Comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Employment Standards Act
     Maintain appropriate Workplace Safety and Insurance Board or private workplace safety insurance coverage
     Have adequate third party general liability insurance as advised by its insurance broker
     Comply with all applicable federal and provincial human rights and labour legislation, regulations, and any other relevant standards
     Provide the job placement in Ontario