WHAT WE DO
JobStart is an award winning non-profit charity with the aim of empowering clients and employers to maximize their potentials through a variety of career and personal growth programs.
We have been serving the GTA for almost 40 years through a range of employment, mentoring, and settlement services. Our diverse clientele includes adults, internationally trained professionals, newcomers to Canada, persons with disabilities, seniors, students, women and youth and more, at our three locations across Toronto.
We are proud to report that 85% of our clients find employment or enroll in further education and training, giving JobStart a resounding 97% customer satisfaction rating.
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What People Are Saying
"I was having difficulty securing a job in my field. JobStart taught me specific skills for job searching and interviewing, which increased my self-confidence for job searching. I am now working part time at a start-up company, developing proppants for a mining industry."
— Mentoring Partnership Graduate, 2016-17, Read More
"JobStart prepared me to be job ready by helping me with my resume and conducted mock Interviews with me. JobStart arranged for me to start a job trial, which turned into a placement with a local movie theatre. I completed my placement and was hired into a job consistent with my career path."
— Youth Job Connection Graduate, 2016-17, Read More
"I am a young single mother in receipt of Social Assistance. A (JobStart) Job Developer helped me prepare for an interview at a Toronto hotel and spa. I was hired at the hotel and spa on a one month placement. At the end of my placement I was hired on a part time basis."
— Employment Services Training Program Participant, 2016-17, Read More
"I was referred to JobStart by my social worker. My JobStart Job Coach was friendly and non-judgemental. I was provided with one on one job coach assistance and I am currently employed as a Community Service Worker."
— Capability Graduate, Read More
"JobStart’s pre-screening process benefited us to find the right candidate for our collision repair centre. I would highly recommend JobStart services"
— Mega Auto Collision - Employer
"JobStart has provided Furniture Bank with exceptional one on one support, every step of the way, when hiring new employees"
— Furniture Bank - Employer of the year.