Simfit-Mississauga Practice Firm
|Social Media||Website: www.jobskills.org/|
|Description & Services|
|Description||Job Skills' Mississauga Practice Firm (Simfit) provides opportunities for unemployed individuals to gain 'hands-on' experience in their field while at the same time actively looking for employment * individual Practice Firms transact with other Practice Firms around the world, using realistic business activities, although no actual transfer of goods or money takes place * provides labour market information * provides real experience in acounting (accounts receivable/payable purchasing; administrative support and reception), information technology (technical support, LAN administration and web design), sales/marketing, graphic design, human resources/records management. |
*Clients may continue to work part-time (less than 20 hours/wk) while attending the program as long as it does not interfere with the Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. mandatory scheduled hours.
*Clients may attend interviews/scheduled doctors appointments…with pre-approval from their Specialist.
*Social assistance may continue to be collected while at a Practice Firm as this intervention is considered a job searching activity.
*Transportation and daycare costs may be provided to participants on a case by case basis.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Areas Served||Dufferin County ; Halton Region ; Peel Region|
|Eligibility||Individuals who have the education to support their desired field of entry and need work experience in that field only *The PF does not teach, we assist clients in gaining hands on experience, acclimatizing to the Canadian workplace environment and building their confidence in their skillsParticipants are ‘hired’ for a maximum of 12 weeks, 35 hours/week. Participants are selected through a hiring process, on a continuous intake basis. The Practice Firm day is broken down into 80% work experience and 20% supported job search experience. |
Job ready (need work experience only)
Legally entitled to work in Canada
|Application||*Must recieve a referral from a Case Manager. |
*Service Provider Caseworker will forward referral and the clients current resume for review by Practice Firm Specialists.
*Client will be called by Practice Firm Specialists to be booked into a General Information Session.
|Fees||None - No fees to eligible participants ; Goverment Funded - No fees to eligible participants|
|Address||55 City Centre Dr, Suite 701|
Mississauga, ON L5B 1M3
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|Site Location||Across the street from Square One Shopping Plaza|
|Intersection||Hurontario St (Hwy 10) & Burnhamthorpe Rd (across from Square One)|
|Mailing Address||c/o Deborah Tracy |
55 City Centre Drive Drive, Suite 701
Mississauga, ON L5B 1M3
|Fax||Referrals to be sent to: |
or fax to 905-270-2825
|Primary Contact||Deborah Tracy, Coordinator, Simfit (a division of Job Skills); Phone: 905-270-2824 ext 2322; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Tracy Paulo, Human Resources/Administrative Specialist, Simfit (a division of Job Skills); Phone: 905-270-2824 ext 2238; Email: email@example.com|
|Primary Executive||Judy Davidson, Director; Phone: 905-940-8004; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Service Level||(50) Non Profit|
|Subjects||Employment ; Job search training ; Resumes|