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Organization: Atikokan Economic Development Corporation - Ontario Employment Services  
Phone Numbers: 807-597-2485
Toll-Free: 1-888-597-2485
Fax: 807-597-2520
PO Box 116
Atikokan, ON
P0T 1C0
Street Address:
214 Main St W
Intersection: Main St and Marks St
Location: Beside the laundromat
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
After hours service available by appointment only
Executives: Brad Beyak - Employment Counsellor
Garry McKinnon - Executive Director
807-597-2757 *
Public Contacts: Cindy Simard - Case Manager
Service Description:
  • Provides comprehensive employment and job search services
  • Offers assessment of skills, interests and experience
  • Provides job search strategies, including resume preparation
  • Offers information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and training opportunities
  • Coordinates on-the-job training, work experience
  • Offers help in maintaining employment
  • Provides information and referral to other employment and community services
  • Second Career Program
    • Provides skills training and financial support for laid-off workers
    Services for employers
    • Offers help in identifying human resource skills requirements
    • Provides matching of workplace needs to workers' skills, capabilities, interests and experience
    • Provides support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention
    Canada-Ontario Job Grant
    • Provides financial support for individual employers to purchase training for their employees
    • Assistance available to small, medium and large businesses planning to deliver short-term training for existing or new employees
    Youth Job Connection
    • Offers paid pre-employment training, job matching, paid job placements with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers
    • Also provides mentorship and education and work transitions supports
    Youth Job Connection Summer
      Provides summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the year

    Youth Job Link
    • Provides youth-focused career exploration and career management workshops
    • Offers job search, readiness and matching assistance for year-round part-time or summer jobs

    Fees: None
    • Call or drop in

    Note: for general information on Employment Ontario services call the toll-free Employment Ontario contact centre at 1-800-387-5656 (TTY 1-866-533-6339) or visit
    Eligibility / Target Population: Self-service Information and Resources
    • Anyone, including people with jobs, those who are under-employed, people looking for work, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals, employers

    Assisted services
    • Services such as supported job search, job matching and placement, job retention services
    • People who are unemployed and out of school

    Youth Job Connection
    • Ontario residents 15-29 years who are eligible to work in Canada, unemployed, not attending school full time and experiencing multiple barriers to employment

    Youth Job Connection Summer
    • Ontario residents 15-18 years who intend to continue high school or go on to postsecondary education after the job placement
    • Focus is on those facing challenging life circumstances and at risk of experiencing poor transitions between education and work

    Youth Job Link

    Self-service information and resources:
    • Any youth 15-29 years, including students

    Job matching services
    • Youth 15-29 years, including students, who reside in Ontario and are eligible to work in Canada
    Languages: English
    Area Served:
    District of Rainy River  

    This information was last completely updated on March 31, 2016

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    Updated March 31, 2016
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