According to the 2006 census, the ratio of new to retiring employees right now is nearly one to one. Within a few years, there will be more people leaving than entering the workforce. Those numbers add up to labour shortages.

So who will you be hiring when employees retire or leave?

Why not tap into JobStart’s large and diverse pool of motivated job seekers? For almost 30 years we have been helping employers fill their vacancies with just the right candidate. We offer you:

Recruitment and Selection Services

At no cost JobStart can help you identify your future labour force or meet your local hiring needs by providing:

  • Pre-screening services
  • Connecting job seekers to fit your requirements and expectations


At no cost, find an apprentice, meet your emerging skill shortages or get help accessing government financial incentives.

Diversity and Multi-Culturalism in Your Workplace

Build your workplace to be reflective of the multicultural diversity of the GTA

  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Create opportunities for persons with disabilities
  • Work Placements /Co-op opportunities
  • Financial Incentives and Training Subsidies (as applicable)

Post a Job FREE

Post your employment opportunities that are available now, or in the near future. Simply click on the ‘Contact Us’ button, fill in the information. Once approved your recruitment needs will be posted within 24 hours.

Career and Job Fair Events

Do you want to host a job fair or participate in upcoming career and job fair events in the GTA? Simply click on the ‘Contact Us’ button or view our programs.

Supporting Your Community

Through your support whether it is volunteering as a Mock Interviewer or being a guest speaker you will help us to make a difference to individuals job searching by enriching our programs. Simply click on the ‘Contact Us’ button and we will call you back within 24 hours.

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.


Jul 14 - 2014
United Way Toronto highlights a JobStart Graduate Success Story
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Nov 02 - 2013
United Way: JobStart gives job seekers a leg up
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Jun 24 - 2013

Helping Newcomers Settle and Succeed....
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Jun 20 - 2013
Helping Newcomers in Etobicoke-Lakeshore Settle and Succeed 
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May 07 - 2013
The Etobicoke Guardian – “Youth employment gets boost”
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Apr 08 - 2013
JobStart launches new Skills Link program – Youth in Demand Project at 2930 Lake Shore Blvd. W. 
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Jan 04 -2 2013
CASIP - Together We Succeed

Jun 20 - 2012
Highlights from JobStart Annual General Meeting 2012
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Nov 12 - 2012
United Way Toronto – “Imagine a City"

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Jun 04 - 2012
JobStart presents a Position Paper 
Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) Employment Supports – Funding for Students with Disabilities directed to the Honourable John Milloy, Minister of Community ad Social Services, Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).  It presents a review, an analysis and recommendations regarding the ODSP funded program which provides employment services to students and graduates with disabilities.

Sep 10 - 2012
JobStart participates in 2nd Annual Solar Fair September 10th, 2012
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Aug 22 - 2012
JobStart, 2930 Lake Shore Blvd. West to reopen Monday, August 22nd, 2012!
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Central South Etobicoke Local Immigration Partnership 2010-2011 final report
The report that follows provides the immense knowledge the Central South Etobicoke LIP has gained from engaging in the Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) Initiative, as well as our considerations and strategic priorities for the future.
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May 18 - 2011
Exciting News - Read about Second Career Strategy
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May 9 - 2011
JobStart receives recognition from MPP Laurel Broten, Etobicoke – Lake Shore, at the Gem of the Lake Shore event!