John Howard Society of Durham Region

Employment and Training Services

See our dedicated website for more details, events, job board, training resources and more.

Employment Program
Comprehensive employment and job search services, assessment of skills, interests and experience, job search strategies, including resume preparation, information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and training opportunities, on-the-job training, work experience, help in maintaining employment , information and referral to other employment and community services. Access to Second Career and Ontario Self Employment Benefit programs. Job Matching and Placement services to help employers with hiring needs.

Youth Employment Services

Our various programming for youth aged 15 to 30 consists of assisting youth who face complex and multiple barriers to employment; as well as youth who are currently in school and are planning to return to school in the fall. Year round support is available on and off site.

Learning Alternatives

Non-credit upgrading program for adults who wish to improve reading, writing, math and computer skills in preparation for employment, apprenticeship, secondary, post-secondary or independence goals. One-to-one instruction is provided in a small group setting. We offer flexible schedules and provide year round intake and assessment.

For further information about JHS Employment and Training Services, please see our Employment and Training Web-Site: