Welcome to Fanshawe's Community Career and Employment Services, serving the Norfolk County community. 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. Services are brought to you in partnership with Employment Ontario. The Service Charter sets out the standards you can expect:
- who we are
- what we do
- our province-wide service commitment
- what level of service you can expect (our service standards)
- what we expect from you
- how you can address any concerns and/or offer feedback about the service provided
The following services are available to anyone, including people currently working, those who are under-employed, people looking for work, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals and employers.
- job postings on www.swojobs.org
- information on careers, education, labour market and training opportunities
- access to computers with internet
- photocopier, telephone and fax
- employment information workshops on a variety of topics
- advice and referrals to other community services and support
For those unemployed or working less than 20 hours per week, and not attending full-time school or training, a CCES Employment Consultant is available to work with you to assess your level of need for individualized assistance and support. Our staff will help you with customizing a plan to assist you in achieving your goals.
At Fanshawe, we recognize the hardest aspect of returning to school is taking the first step. We offer a range of free upgrading programs and services to assist individuals work towards their goals.
Job search assistance
We will provide you with structured and individualized support for conducting an effective and organized job search.
Job matching and placement support
Eligible participants will receive supported access to local employment opportunities; i.e. cold-calling, access to the hidden job market, subsidized placement into employment and on-going support and assistance during employment.
Eligible participants will receive funding to offset program costs (eg. tuition and textbook expenses) for up to one year while they take part in online workshops covering employability and skills training.
Better Jobs Ontario
Better Jobs Ontario (formerly Second Career Strategy) is an Ontario government program designed to help people who have been laid off since January 1, 2005 and are currently unemployed or underemployed and working less than 20 hours a week.
Hours of Operation
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Employment Centre
5 Queensway East - Unit 2, Simcoe ON N3Y 5K2
Phone: 519-428-1135 x0