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JobStart's Employment Accessibility for Students with Disabilities Program

Employment Opportunities for Post-Secondary Students and Graduates with Disabilities

JobStart provides post-secondary students and graduates, 17 years of age or older with verifiable disabilities, the opportunity to secure paid part or full time employment through job search support, job matching, placement and job retention in the City of Toronto.  JobStart's employment professionals can provide job search support in a range of areas:

  • One to one assistance with resumes, cover letters
  • Tips to market yourself to employers and improve your interview skills
  • Interviews with potential employers
  • Accommodation assistance for employers
  • Accommodations for clients i.e. blackberries, sign language interpreters, etc. if required

If you would like to know more about JobStart's services for students with disabilities, click here to view the Program flyer.

To read what employers and clients say about the Employment Accessibility for Students program, click here.

JobStart is a part of Job Opportunity Information Network (JOIN). The Ontarion Job Opportunity Information Network for Persons (JOIN) is a network of 22 community agencies in Toronto. JOIN assists persons living with disabilities to find and maintain employment and assists employers to recruit qualified candidates to meet their hiring needs. Visit JoinInfo.ca for more information.

Our Office is located in central Toronto and is easily accessible by TTC:

JobStart - Dufferin Office            

Address: 219 Dufferin St., Suite 1C, Toronto, ON M6K 3J1            

Phone: 416-253-2720 or 416 231-2295 Ext.5735; TTY:711 (Relay Service)

Email: info@jobstartworks.org      

Si vous avez besoin des services en français pour plus d'informations sur l'accessibilité emploi de JobStart pour lesétudiants handicapés, veuillez communiquer avec un des entraîneurs de Job de JobStart au 416-253-2729, poste 4236.

 

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Lake Shore Location >
2930 Lake Shore Blvd. West
(Islington Ave. & Lake Shore Blvd. W.)


Dufferin Location >

219 Dufferin St. #1C

(King St. W. & Dufferin St.)

Chauncey Location >

41 Chauncey Ave.

(off Islington Ave., south of Bloor St. W.)

              

 

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