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Looking for work?
We can help!

Looking for full time or part time work? New to the Hamilton job market?  New grad? Not hearing back from employers? We’re here to help. We assist ANYONE looking for work in the Hamilton or Stoney Creek communities, including accessing government funding for Second Career retraining. 

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Employment Resource Centre

The Employment Resource Centre is a free community resource open to anyone looking for work, whether full-time, part-time, or just for the summer.  Free walk-in services include:

  • Walk-in access to written, audio-visual and computer based material on careers, occupations, employment, the job market, training opportunities and job search skills and strategies
  • Confidential and personalized 1:1 employment counselling
  • Access to internet connected technology (e.g., computers, printing, scanning, faxing, photocopying)
  • Instant portfolio building help - includes job search support, resume critiques, use of LinkedIn, and career/education pathway planning



Looking for a Part time or Full time Job?

Free Employment Workshops


e-Portfolio Foundations in-class Workshop 
(call to inquire 905-575-2177) 

Please CALL 905-575-2177 TO REGISTER for One-on-One Workshops:
Interview Skills
Job Search & Networking Workshops


Second Career Funding

This Employment Ontario service is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario and through the Canada-Ontario Job Fund Agreement.

Second Career helps laid-off workers get the skills training they need for high-demand jobs in their communities.

Second Career was launched in June 2008 to help laid-off Ontarians identify and train for new careers in growing sectors. Second Career provides financial support for tuition, books, travel and other expenses to help eligible workers participate in training programs.


How do I apply for Second Career funding?

If you are interested in training for a new career, please contact us by phone at 905-575-2177, email us, or visit us

Pre-Apprenticeship Training

Take advantage of the funded pre-apprenticeship training programs offered out of Stoney Creek Campus of Mohawk College.  These programs provide individuals with an equivalent of Level 1 apprenticeship in an approved trade.  They are funded through the Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities and offered once/year in various trades. 

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Contact & Hours

Contact us today!

Email: ces [at]

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One team. Two locations with flexible hours.

Mohawk College - Fennell Campus Lower East Hamilton
Room J137
135 Fennell Avenue West
Hamilton, ON L9C 0E5

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Tuesday: 8:30am - 7:00pm

163 Centennial Parkway North
Hamilton, ON L8E 1H8

Monday: 8:30am - 6:30pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30am – 4:30pm 

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