Getting Started

FACT SHEET

*ALL SVRC’S SERVICES ARE FREE

Referrals:

Referrals can be made over the phone by contacting SVRC and asking to speak to an Employment Counsellor. If an Employment Counsellor is not available, please leave your contact information.  Your call will be returned within 24 hours. If no formal referral is made, clients can walk in and be seen by an Employment Counsellor within 15 minutes of arrival.

What the client should expect:

First appointment:  General intake, gather information such as address, past work experience, sign consent to release forms and begin the goal setting process. Please remember to bring your social insurance number, a form of identification; also bring a copy of your most recent resume.

Services that SVRC offers:

  • Career Decision Making
  • Goal Setting
  • Resumes/Cover Letters
  • Workshops: Apprenticeship, True Colors, Successful Interviews, Job Search Strategies
  • Online Training
  • Interest Assessments Programs
  • Second Career
  • Apprenticeship
  • Literacy/numeracy and basic internet skills training for clients through our Educational and Workplace Training program
  • Targeted Initiative for Older Workers
  • Training Incentive Program for on the job training

Job Placement:

Once job ready (with demonstrated job search activities), a referral to an Employment Consultant may be made. An Employment Consultant  is someone that can assist you with your job search, match you with an employer and offer employers different incentives such as wage subsidies to secure employment.

Resource Center

Once a client is registered, they are able to use our Resource Center. In the Resource Center there are many computers with online access for job searching purposes.  Printing and faxing is also available along with access to a job board which is updated daily.

 

Events


Wednesday
09
Aug
124 Cedar Street, 3rd floor
Category: Workshop
Starts at: 01:00 PM

JOB FAIR

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

                  1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

                  124 Cedar Street, 3rd floor

 

LOOKING FOR: JANITORIAL STAFF

-P/T or F/T hours available, afternoon shifts, rotating weekends

-Provide a Criminal Record Check and steel toed shoes at own cost (payroll deduction is available)

-Ability to travel between local sites: a vehicle is an asset

-Must be over 18 years of age

Wednesday
16
Aug
124 Cedar Street, 3rd floor
Category: Workshop
Starts at: 10:00 AM

This workshop discusses how to: prepare for an interview, present yourself and answer typical and difficult interview questions.  Participants will improve their interview skills through small group discussions and role-plays.

 

 

Wednesday
23
Aug
124 Cedar Street, 3rd floor
Category: Workshop
Starts at: 10:00 AM

 

Most people know that the best way to find a job is through networking. You can go to networking meetings, tap into your own personal network, or ask friends who they know. With the Internet buzzing with social media, there are many ways to use it in order to network, and eventually find a job. This workshop will introduce you to some social media job search tools.  You will also have the option to create a LinkedIn account. 

 

 


 


 

 

Tuesday
29
Aug
124 Cedar Street, 3rd floor
Category: Workshop
Starts at: 10:00 AM

Want to know more about the opportunities for working from home?  Are there any legit jobs working from home?  If you want to obtain more information on this subject, please attend this workshop.


 

Visit our Office:

Main Office:
124 Cedar Street, 3rd Floor
Sudbury, ON
P3E 1B4
705-671-2544
Toll free: 1-866-593-7771

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm