Presentation on theme: "Durham College Community Employment Services. About Us We are funded by Employment Ontario and operated by Durham College, we offer free employment services."— Presentation transcript:
Durham College Community Employment Services
About Us We are funded by Employment Ontario and operated by Durham College, we offer free employment services including: Job Postings/Job Fairs/Office-Training Space Career and Employment Counseling Workshops on cover letters, resume development, interviews, etc. Job matching & placement incentives (reimbursement $5- $8/Hr. for 8-12 weeks) Summer Jobs Service for students –including employer incentives ($2/Hr. for 8-12 weeks) Access to computers, Internet, fax/photocopier, telephone and employment related books and resources
Canada-Ontario Job Grant- What is it? Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) provides financial support to employers who wish to train their workforce. It can provide up to $10,000 in government support per person for training costs per year. Requires employers to contribute one-third of the total costs. There will be additional flexibility for small businesses to provide an in- kind contribution towards their share of the costs. Requires training to be delivered by an eligible, third-party trainer.
Who can access the Grant? Available to small- large businesses who wish to have their staff trained The training needs to be short-term and can used for both current or incoming staff. Short term= less than a year in duration Any sector can access the grant. Some examples include Retail, Construction, Trades, Manufacturing & Healthcare
How does the Grant work? Employers complete an online application found on the MTCU website Ontario.ca/employ eetraining Employers pick the Service Provider they wish to work with Application is submitted to that Service provider Service Provider reviews the application and ensures it has been completed properly Things we look for are dates, financial, legitimacy of trainer
How does the Grant work? Service provider obtains employers proof of Commercial Insurance and WSIB. (Alternate Safety Insurance is acceptable) Once the Service Provider receives the insurance and the application has been reviewed and all is correct-your application will be approved in the MTCU system A Training Agreement and Participant Registration will need to also be completed before training can begin The training will need to also be monitored so your Service Provider will make arrangements to do this
How does the Grant work? Employer submits a paid receipt for the training and will then be reimbursed 2/3 of the total cost Follow will happen for the both the Employer and the participants at various intervals such as months.
Who is an eligible trainer? College of Applied Arts & Technology Publicly assisted Universities School boards Private trainers operating in compliance with the Private Career Colleges Act 2005 Product Vendors with manufacturer- recognized training certifications e.g.. Microsoft Software, Cisco Systems etc. Union-based training centres
COJG Scenarios Company A sending 10 employees for training at a fee of $3000 per person. COJG contributes $2000 per person. Employer covers $1000 per person. Company B is sending 1 staff for training at a fee of $30,000. COJG contributes $10,000 Employer contributes $20,000 *This is due to the limit of $10,000 max funding per person.
COJG Scenarios Company C is sending 3 employees for training at a fee of $90 per person. COJG contributes $60 per person. Employer covers $30 per person. Company D is sending 5 staff for training at a fee of $300 per person. COJG contributes $200 per person Employer contributes $100 per person
Training Examples First Aid/CPR Forklift/ACDZ Driver Accounting/Payroll Trade Specific- Electrical, Plumbing Health & Safety Management Technical Training Leadership Training Human Resources Food Handlers/Smart Serve Customer Service/Sales
Contact Information Adrienne Rogers Job Developer Durham College Employment Services