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    Community Employment Services

Services for Employers

  • As an employment services centre, our commitment to helping individuals find employment also requires us to work closely with local employers.

    • Post your upcoming employment opportunities for free on our job board
    • Interested in hosting or participating in a hiring event? Call 519-882-4333

    We're here to assist employers in finding employees who fit their organization and we can also work with employers who require assistance accessing incentives and grants.

    Information for Employers

    Employer Commitments

    • Developing a relevant training/work experience plan that will assist program participants in achieving their labour market goals and the employer in achieving their business goals
    • Provide feedback/assessments of participants skill level
    • Having potential long term/contract position for participant
    • Provide participant with adequate supervision
    • Placing participant on the company’s payroll and providing the same employment terms as for all regular employees

    Training Incentives

    Employees may be eligible for financial incentives to offset some of the costs associated with providing on-the-job training and work experience for a new employee.

    The employee must be eligible for the program and must not start working for the employer prior to registration.


    To be eligible for a subsidized placement through Employment Services, employers must:

    • Be licensed to operate in Ontario
    • Demonstrate the ability to provide the trainee with adequate supervision and the training described in the training plan
    • Provide employment in Ontario
    • Place trainees on the company's payroll and provide the same employment in terms, conditions and benefits as for all regular employees
    • Comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Employment Standards Act
    • Maintain appropriate WSIB or alternate workplace safety insurance coverage
    • Have adequate third-party general liability insurance
    • Comply with all applicable federal and provincial human rights legislation, regulations and any other relevant standards
    • Comply with freedom of information and protection of privacy legislation
    • Declare that he/she will not hire his/her spouse, sibling, or child as a trainee, will not displace existing staff or replace staff on lay-off, and is not receiving funds from any other source for the training placement

    If you would like further information on hiring and training incentives, please contact 519-882-4333 or CES@lambtoncollege.ca.

    Canada-Ontario Job Grant

    • If you are an employer with specific workforce skill needs that can be learned or developed through an existing training program, the Canada-Ontario Job Grant can help. The grant can provide funding to train individuals identified by an employer - this can include current employees or new hires
    • Learn how the Canada-Ontario Job Grant works

    Contact Us

    Phone: 519-882-4333
    Text: 519-312-3189
    Email: CES@lambtoncollege.ca

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