The Waterfront Toronto Employment Initiative connects underemployed and unemployed Torontonians to employment and training opportunities generated by waterfront revitalization projects.
Waterfront Toronto is a proud participant in the Waterfront Toronto Employment Initiative (WTEI). The initiative is a collective that includes the City of Toronto's Employment and Social Services division and local service providers George Brown College, Dixon Hall and the YMCA of Greater Toronto.
The program was initiated at the suggestion of the West Don Lands Committee, a coalition of waterfront community associations.
WTEI increases access to employment opportunities by working with both employers and job seekers:
Waterfront Toronto encourages its partners, including developers, contractors and consultants, to participate in WTEI by sharing job opportunities as they become available and to work with the WTEI in cases where customized hiring strategies would be appropriate. Employment opportunities at Waterfront Toronto are also promoted through WTEI.
WTEI supports employers by:
WTEI supports job seekers through the particpating service providers by:
If you are unemployed or underemployed and feel you would benefit from the support and training offered through the Waterfront Toronto Employment Initiative please visit WTEI Employment Opportunities System website.
If you are a waterfront employer and would like to take part in the Waterfront Toronto Employment Initiative, please contact Renée Gomes at 416-214-1344 x296 or email@example.com.
The WTEI is a community-based initiative aimed at building on the strengths of existing service providers. If you are a non-profit or government-funded service provider and would like to be a part of the Waterfront Toronto Employment Initiative, please contact James Lapierre at firstname.lastname@example.org.