Are you a student 15-29 years of age and looking for work?

Whether you’re looking for your first job or your fifth, we can help!

  • Develop a resume that gets you noticed
  •  Discover how to find job opportunities
  • Get tips on successful interviews
  • Identify current and future employment outlooks
  •  Learn about your rights on the job and how to work safely
  •  Job postings on the EH Job Board
  •  First time job seekers may receive financial supports to help with transportation / work clothing / equipment with Youth Job Link. Plus, additional job placement assistance can match you with your first job

Job Search 101

Online resource that includes valuable job search tips and links to the most commonly used job search websites in Hamilton.

Click HERE to download the PDF

Workshops – For students / youth 15-29 years of age

To sign up for any of these informal workshops email or call 905.522.4902.
For schools and community groups, we are happy to offer any of these workshops at your location.


This one hour interactive workshop is jam-packed with information and resources to help you define your career path and ensure that your next steps are the right steps.

  • right arrow Determine your fit for short and long-term career goals
  • right arrow Match your career choices to fit with forecasted demands in the labour market
  • right arrow Target your job search so it fits a variety of industries

Feeling lost and off course? Let us help you map your route to success!


Whether you are looking for your first job experience or you are ready to embark on your chosen career, this workshop will provide you with the tools you need to find that job and keep it!

Ready. Set. Work! is focused on job search and readiness to coach you on:

  • right arrow How to write a killer resume, complete a successful job search and ace an interview
  • right arrow Basics about Employment Standards and Young Worker Safety Awareness and how to expand on that knowledge to protect yourself at work
  • right arrow How to integrate into an existing team – learn how to show your new boss your value and avoid rookie mistakes!

Personal management, lifelong learning and effective networking are just a few skills that will help you remain competitive at work and provide you with the foundation needed to advance your career.

Let us help you build a career advancement plan from maintaining a professional social media presence to achieving a work / life balance.

How to Get Assistance:

  • Send us an email
  • Call our Youth Jobs Coordinator – 905.522.4902
  • Drop in to 77 Victoria Avenue South – Hours

More options to increase your job search success and qualifications:

  • "Thanks for your help. The information I got from the workshop was helpful. I have found a job, so I don’t need your help anymore!" - B.L.

  • "I want to thank you so much for assisting me in my job search. I strongly recommend the workshop. I got the job I am very happy. Thank you!" - A.M

  • "The workshop was extremely effective and I am excited I attended. I would strongly recommend it because I think it will help greatly." - D.S.

  • "I wanted to thank you for everything you have done for my daughter. She is so excited to start her job tomorrow. When talking to my daughter, I believe the connection and approach you take makes the world of difference to these youth. It did to her. I am very thankful she connected with you. Sometimes it only takes one amazing person to make the world of difference. Thank you so much."

  • "I am excited and nervous to start my first job. I want to thank you for all of your help, not just sending me jobs but also by helping me with my resume, my knowledge of the hiring process and my confidence!" - J.H.

Employers are invited to post their jobs on the EH Job Board.

right arrow  To participate in job matching with financial supports to hire a youth for their first job, please contact Youth Job Link at EH
right arrow  Send us an email
right arrow  Call our Youth Jobs Coordinator – 905.522.4902

This Employment Ontario program is funded by the Government of Ontario.