At JobStart, we focus on helping you prepare for and find a job! At no cost you can access our employment services. Our experienced staff will help you on the path to your future.

JobStart’s Employment Centre provides anyone access to today’s most comprehensive employment and labour market resources. If you are a newcomer to Canada, an experienced worker, a person with a disability, student or a youth, scroll down and see how we can help you! We are “Where Futures Begin”.

Newcomers to Canada

JobStart offers services to help newcomers to Canada find employment in their field of expertise and settle into the community. We provide information about community resources such as housing, licensing, settlement services, work placement, and understanding the Canadian workplace culture.


Recently laid off? Unemployed? Need help to find a job in the labour market? JobStart provides adults with a menu of services focused on individual needs. Adults can receive one on one job coaching, employment workshops or select from a menu of job search supports.

Persons with Disabilities

JobStart provides employment support for persons with disabilities. JobStart can assist post secondary students and graduates find a job in their chosen career. Participants learn how to market themselves to employers, secure interviews, or keep a job. Employment accommodation assistance is available for clients.


Each year JobStart helps students find employment! In fact, last year we helped over 700 students successfully find summer employment. Many other services are available for students as well. Check under the “Youth” section.


JobStart provides a variety of services for youth 16 years of age and older.  This includes resume preparation, apprenticeships, summer jobs, job coaching  and job placements.  Assistance is also available for apprenticeship, literacy and numeracy skills, and preparation for writing the General Education Diploma (GED).

Job Postings

If you live in the Greater Toronto Area and you are looking for work, check out our current job postings. Call today, and we will tell you how to access the service.

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!