Support for Employers

Let the YMCA help you find qualified employees

Most employers agree that attracting and retaining skilled employees is one of the hardest challenges they face. At the YMCA of Greater Toronto we help over 5,000 employers find the qualified employees they need each year.

How we assist Employers

If you operate a business in Ontario, we can help you attract and recruit employees with the skills you need to achieve your business goals. Our service to employers includes:

  • Posting employment opportunities
  • Job fairs
  • Helping to identify human resource skill requirements
  • Matching position and workplace requirements to participants' skills, capabilities, interests and experience
  • Potential incentives available to employers who provide workplace training
  • Support for short-term or seasonal job opportunities

Talk to one of our professional job developers and get the assistance and services you need. The YMCA has helped meet employer staffing needs in many industry and economic sectors.

To learn more contact one of our YMCA Centres offering Employment Services and ask to speak to one of our YMCA Job Developers.

Hiring Tips for Employers

The Interview Process and Hiring Checklist

The beginning of any employer-employee relationship begins with the hiring process. The value of placing your efforts and resources into the hiring process cannot be overstated. Use our checklist to help you hire the best candidates for your organization.

Working with Young People?

Does your organization work with young people? Check out these newsletters for tips on working with Youth:

Organization Leadership and Pre-employment Candidate Selection Testing

The YMCA also provides services to help employers make informed and effective selection decisions to avoid costly hiring mistakes. We can provide insight into a candidate’s suitability for a particular job or for a particular organization. We can also support organizations interested in exploring their team’s leadership styles through a variety of assessment tools. Click here to learn more about pre-employment testing or leadership assessments.

Government of Ontario Links

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