Job Seekers

Welcome to the Job Seekers Hub!  Find Work, Access Training, or Upgrade Your Skills.


Finding a Job

Connect With People Who Can Help You Find a Job

There are organizations in Waterloo, Guelph-Wellington and Dufferin who are here to help you find employment. 

Employment Ontario Offices

A local Employment Ontario office can help you get training, build skills or find a job. Their staff are there to connect people looking for work with employers looking for workers.

Other Employment Supports

There are other employment supports available in our communities.  These include services specially designed to assist youth, indigenous peoples, new Canadians, immigrants, and persons with disabilities.

Explore the locations and services in the map below by enlarging it in the top right corner. 

Finding Job Specific Training

Job specific training programs in Waterloo, Guelph-Wellington and Dufferin

Post Secondary Continuing Education Opportunities 

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Additional Resources

Canadian Automotive & Trucking Insititute

Hi Mark Occupational Skills Training Centre

Medix College

Stanford International College of Business & Technology

Summit College

TriOS College

Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre

Westervelt College

Immigrant Employment Support

Immigrants Can Access Support to Find a Job

There are many pathways to achieving your learning and employment goals:

  • Language training
  • University and college
  • programs, or earning your high school equivalency diploma
  • Salary standards and minimum wage
  • The local labour market
  • Transferring international skills and licenses
  • Working in Canada
Assistance in
Waterloo Region
Assistance in Guelph/Wellington  
and Dufferin*
Immigrant Services

*If you live in Dufferin County: The Wellington County Settlement Services Settlement workers will meet with Dufferin sponsors/refugees for needs assessment including employment, language assessment, ESL referrals, etc. Translation services are also available. 

Youth Employment Information

Organizations in Waterloo, Guelph Wellington and Dufferin who help youth to find jobs

There are special programs available to youth such as:

  • Youth Job Connection (15 to 29 years old)
  • Youth Job Connection Summer
  • Financial help to offset training costs for Youth
  • Job preparation workshops and support

Employment Ontario counselors provide ongoing support to youth who are seeking work. Explore the locations and services in the map below by enlarging it in the top right corner. (Note: if you are using Internet Explorer you will need to zoom in on our region manually)

Apprenticeship Information

Want to Learn On-the-Job?


An apprenticeship is formal training for those who want a career in the skilled trades.   It combines training on the job and in the classroom.

How you prepare depends on your situation.  Click on one of the categories below to find out more about becoming an apprentice.

Visit: for more information

What to know more about the Ontario College of Trades?  Visit:

The Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development has even more resources for starting an apprenticeship. Visit:

Workers Survey


Employees and job seekers, we want to hear from you!  

Take our Workers Survey and help us gain valuable insight into the complex workforce issues in our area.

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