Employees success stories

Meet some of the job seekers' success stories who found meaningful work through Employment Ontario York.

Kirsten
Kirsten

Kirsten was referred to Job Skills through Ontario Works as a single 25-year-old mother. She needed a retail job in Orangeville that allowed her to work standard business hours from Monday to Friday so…

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Ramy
Ramy

When Ramy came to VPI Working Solutions in late 2021, he was in a difficult situation. He was underemployed, meaning he had a job, but it wasn't suitable given his education and area of interest. Ramy…

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Paul
Paul

When Paul was referred to Employment Ontario, he was in a difficult situation. He was unemployed and homeless, and because his shelter could not accommodate animals, he'd been forced to put his beloved…

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Felicia
Felicia

When Felicia came to Achev last year, she faced a few barriers to employment. She was unsure of how to search for a job in Canada, didn't have a resume, and had a physical disability that caused some…

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Adaobi
Adaobi

It's not easy immigrating to a new country and trying to find work. Luckily, organizations like the Brampton Multicultural Community Centre (BMC) are here to help. Adaobi arrived in Canada in September…

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Asma
Asma

Asma registered for the Integrated Employment Services program with Ach─ôv-Mississauga in March 2022. She was a recipient of Ontario Works and looking for assistance with finding work in her field as an…

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Felicia
Felicia

Felicia was referred to Employment Ontario Peel Region in July 2021. Being a single mother, she was determined to get off social assistance and re-enter the workforce to provide for her child. Felicia…

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