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.


Oct 26 - 2014
United Way Toronto - JobStart Newcomer Client Story
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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

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