Due to the provincial Covid-19 lock down starting December 26, the Aylmer Community Services offices will be closed to in-person services but will remain open virtually to assist people by phone, text or email as we have been doing.
Our staff are working from home and are responding to clients by phone, text or email and setting up phone or online appointments, whichever works best for you.
Please feel free to contact employment services by phone at 226-210-6800 or text at 226-210-0956 or e-mail [email protected]
Please leave a message if we are not able to answer right away, and we will get back to you as soon as possible but usually within 2 business days.
20 Talbot St. E, Aylmer, ON N5H 1H4
Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri 9am- 4:30pm
Tuesdays 9am- 6pm
Online Job Search Sites we recommend:
MCS Employment Services is the place in our community where we can address all your employment needs. Whether you are a job seeker or an employer looking for workers, we are here to assist you. We offer access to funded programs, career assessments, resume and cover letter writing, retraining and upgrading referrals and supported job search. In addition, we support employers by providing job posting assistance, training incentives and basic recruitment guidance. All of these services are free, open to anyone in the community and can be provided in Low German. MCS Employment is an Employment Ontario Service Provider.
Second Careers: Qualified people can access government funding to get training for a new career through college and professional schools programs. With a clear post-secondary plan, clients can also access funding, while getting their Grade 12 diploma.
Job Creation Program: Clients who have a current or recent Employment Insurance claim are eligible for a number of skill-building EI-funded placements. These placements are designed to help people gain experience in new fields of employment in order to become more employable.
Job Search Support and Workshops: Job seekers get help and advice on all aspects of finding and keeping a job. Clients receive help with resumes, cover letters, interviews, cold calls, networking, online job searches, etc., through counseling and workshops. When needed, clients are also referred to community partners for special needs, income support, legal issues, and skills and educational assessments.
Employer Support: Employers can advertise job postings and receive assistance in obtaining resumes from qualified people for their openings. Employers may also be eligible for funding to help cover training and apprenticeship costs.
Employment Counselor: Susan Loewen
Employment Resource Assistant: Mary Giesbrecht
Employment Ontario - The Ontario government provides funding, programs, and resources for job seekers. See our staff at Aylmer Community Services for more details.
Employment Services Elgin - Employment Services Elgin provides tools and resources for employers and job seekers in Elgin County.
Government of Canada online job bank - set the search criteria to customize your job search using the Government of Canada's online nation-wide job bank.
Worktrends - Provides work trends and labour market information for St. Thomas, London, and Woodstock for Job Seekers, Employers/HR Professionals, Educators/Career Counsellors, and Students.