The Mobilizer

Who We Are



The Mobilizer is a mobile employment information and referral service geared toward assisting youth with all their employment needs and providing accurate referrals when necessary. The Mobilizer travels to communities within the former City of York, Jamestown, Jane/Finch, Flemingdon Park, Victoria Village and Thorncliffe Park. Opting for locations that are visible to the community, the Mobilizer will stay at one location for three to four weeks at a time. Youth can obtain information on education and training, employment/job search assistance, health and safety issues, social and community services. The Mobilizer seeks to educate youth on a wide range of issues, equip them with the tools necessary to obtain employment and assist them with all their job search needs. The Mobilizer keeps moving to keep youth moving!

Where We Are (November 17, 2008 to January 2, 2009)

The Mobilizer is currently located at the Amesbury Community Centre at 1507 Lawrence Ave. W. (west of Keele St.)

  • Monday Tuesday: 10:30am 6:00pm
  • Wednesday Thursday: 11:30am 7:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am 3:00pm

What We Offer

  • One-on-One Employment Assistance
  • Tailored Pre-Employment & Life Skills Workshops
  • Event Coordination
  • Employment Information Displays
  • Participation in Community Events
  • Computer & Internet Access
  • Community Employment Opportunities

How Can We Work Together

The Mobilizer partners with community agencies to deliver pre-employment and life skills workshops to their existing youth groups. We specialize in designing and facilitating interactive workshops specifically geared towards the needs of your group. Workshop topics include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Discover You
  • Writing Resumes That Work!
  • Finder's Keeper's
  • Personality Dimensions
  • Get Ready for That Interview!
  • Team Building & Leadership Skills

Apart from facilitating workshops, our staff also partner with agencies to host Career Forums. We invite dynamic speakers who share their career experiences with the youth and give the youth an opportunity to ask questions about specific career directions to people who are currently working in the industry. Career Forum topics include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Careers in the Media
  • Apprenticeships
  • Careers That Make a Difference
  • The Canadian Music Industry

Contact Us

To schedule a visit to the Mobilizer or schedule a workshop, please give us a call
Coordinator




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