Career and Employment Services (St. Thomas, Aylmer)

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Welcome to Fanshawe's Career and Employment Services, serving the St. Thomas and Aylmer, Ontario communities. We provide FREE services to people needing help finding employment, employers recruiting new staff, adult learner upgrading programs, literacy programs, career preparedness workshops and more. Learn more about our services by contacting one of our locations below.

COVID-19 FAQ for Job Seekers and Employers

Looking for a job?

If you're employed, underemployed or unemployed and looking for work, we have FREE services and staff available to assist you to achieve your goals:

  • Job search assistance
  • Job matching and placement support
  • Career preparedness workshops
  • Ministry-delivered programs (Apprenticeships, Career Launcher, Second Career and more)
Career Launcher | NEW!

Earn while you learn!

Funded by the Government of Canada, Career Launcher is a new program offered through Fanshawe's employment centres in London, Simcoe, St. Thomas and Aylmer. This program comes at no cost to eligible participants!


  • Personalized employability skills workshops
  • Receive a stipend to cover the costs of participating in the workshops (ex. transportation, child care)
  • Includes tuition and textbook funding for up to one year of a post-secondary career training program
  • One-on-one career coaching
  • Job placement supports

Learn more about Career Launcher

Youth Job Connection

If you're 18 - 29, you may be eligible for FREE support to help you find your next job or career. The Youth Job Connect program includes:

  • 60 hours of paid workshops to help you explore your options, learn new skills and be job-ready;
  • Job matching and placement support;
  • On-the-job support and mentoring;
  • Help with planning your future.

The next session starts soon. Contact us today to set up a personal appointment!

While our offices are closed to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, please call us at 519-637-9876; text us your name and question to 226-210-0956; or email

Job board

Visit our job board for a current listing of jobs available in St. Thomas/Elgin, London/Middlesex, Simcoe/Norfolk, outside of Ontario and outside of Canada.

Go to job board

Resources in St. Thomas and Aylmer

Browse a list of community agencies.


Need academic upgrading?

If you're an adult learner who needs to upgrade your academics for employment, post-secondary admission, apprenticeship or personal development, contact us about personalized training:

  • ACE certificate (considered equivalent to an Ontario Secondary School Diploma by Ontario Colleges)
  • Academic upgrading and college preparation
  • GED prep

Are you hiring?

If you're an employer in the Elgin County area, we can help you with:

  • recruiting skilled employees that match your industry
  • coordinating interviews and job fairs
  • providing information about wage subsidies, tax credits for apprenticeships and more

Contact us

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St. Thomas, Ontario (Elgin Centre)

417 Wellington Street,
St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 5J5 (Map)

Tel: 519-637-9876

Text your name and question to: 226-210-0956

Aylmer, Ontario

20 Talbot Street East,
Aylmer, Ontario  N5H 1H4 (Map)

Tel: 226-210-6800

Text your name and question to: 226-210-0956


Employment Ontario

This Employment Ontario service is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.

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