Employment Placement Program

This FREE Employment Placement Program Can Help Your Business 

  • Help with recruitment and pre-screening
  • Ongoing human resources support and recruitment services
  • Assistance with recruitment activities including job fairs or resume collection

Financial Incentives for Employers

  • Funding for on the job training - up to $4,500 per hire
  • Funding for formal instructor-led training such as forklift, WHMIS, computer programs, etc.
  • WSIB or accident insurance coverage for six months

Employment Placement Specialists refer candidates from the Ontario Works Assistance program who are currently unemployed or under-employed, job-ready and meet your requirements for skills, education or experience.

Employers must comply with federal, provincial and municipal legislation, regulations and by-laws regarding the workplace. A contract and training plan is signed with the employer outlining the employer's requirement to provide on-the-job training to the participant and submit payroll records for training reimbursement.

Contact Us

For more information on the Employment Placement Program contact an Employment Placement Specialist by calling 519-351-1228 x 0 or ckess@chatham-kent.ca.