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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 recent graduates with disabilities the opportunity to secure paid part or full time work 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.

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:416-253-2726
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.

 

 



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.


 

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!
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