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Building Healthy Communities

Employment Services – Parry Sound

60 James Street Suite 303
Parry Sound, Ontario
P2A 1T5
Phone: (705) 746-8480
Fax: (705) 746-7768
parrysounderc@ymca.ca

Mon: 9:00am – 4:30pm
Tues: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Wed: 9:00am – 4:30pm
Thurs: 9:00am – 4:30pm
Fri: 9:00am – 4:30pm

Employment Services

MyY Parry Sound Employment Service Centre offer self directed, independent job search services as well as one-on-one job search support with a MyY Parry Sound employment specialist.

MyY Parry Sound drop in services include:
• Computers for resume and cover letter preparation
• Internet access
• Resource library
• Assessment tools
• Job search workshops
• Fax, photocopy, and telephone

MyY Parry Sound one-on-one services include:
• Employment assessment
• Mentoring and coaching from an employment specialist
• Job matching and placement
• Possible financial incentives
• Job retention assistance
• Intensive assisted job search
• Coaching program

Employer Services

MyY Parry Sound Employment Service Centre offer employer information and support for employers in the way of employment placement and training. Employer Lunch and Learn Sessions are held once or twice a year in response to demand. In these free 1.5 hour sessions we cover the following:

Employer Lunch and Learn Information Sessions
In just 1.5 hours over lunch, these free sessions will provide essential information and answer your questions.

Employer Responsibilities
From employment standards to workplace safety, this session will give you the resources to be a responsible, compliant employer.

Help Wanted
Attract qualified applicants, explore different interview styles, and discover new hiring techniques. This session takes a look at the hiring process from start to finish.

Employee Orientation
Increase employee performance and retention. Learn how to reduce turnover. It all starts with an effective employee orientation program.

Employee Performance Management
Set the tone for an effective employer/employee relationship and increase employee involvement, commitment and performance.

Customer Service
Develop strategies to allow your staff to effectively recognize and respond to disappointed or difficult customers.