/Website focused on community-based jobs 

Website focused on community-based jobs 

Fleming College has launched a new website for job seekers and employers in the region.
The Fleming College Muskoka-Kawarthas Service System Manager officially launched flemingemploymenthub.ca on July 1 as part of its new mandate to act as the manager of employment services in the region beginning Jan. 1 2021.

The website offers access to local employment and community resources. Italso links to Fleming’s  partner site Magnet a powerful platform thatmatches job seekers with employers. Users can register for free.
Covering the District of Muskoka City of Kawartha Lakes and PeterboroughNorthumberland and Haliburton counties the SSM is part of a prototypeprogram introduced by the Government of Ontario earlier this year.

With a focus on community-based employment programs the SSM aims to connect job seekers more efficiently with employers. This includes those withhigh barriers to employment such as persons with disabilities thosereceiving social assistance Indigenous peoples new CanadiansFrancophones and those with unique needs.

The SSM is liaising withemployment service providers and social services to work toward theupcoming transition. Currently there are over a dozen service providers in the region who deliver free localized employment solutions forclients.
“Fleming College’s intention is to continue to providelocally responsive programs and services via the service providernetwork” said Maureen Adamson president of Fleming College. “Solutions will be delivered in the community by members of the community whoknow best how to serve job seekers and employers in their area. We arepart of this community and will apply our own insight and localknowledge to help improve service delivery and the client experience.”

Through its two current employment services locations Fleming college hasserved more than 23000 job seekers since 2010 achieving extensivecommunity and employer engagement within the catchment areas. TheCollege contributes $500 million annually to the communities it servessupporting economic and social innovation in the region.

Submitted by Fleming College