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1000 Islands Region Workforce
Development Board

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Our Mission

To champion community initiatives and partnerships that best use available resources to develop a skilled, effective and adaptable local workforce.

We provide details on community workforce planning and development as well as everything you need to get connected - find the resources in your community relevant to training, employment, labour force information and discover community partnerships. Our local economy is as varied as our community partners.  Come explore our region.

Projects

  • Client Centric Service Coordination

    The Objective of the project was to bring stakeholders together to heighten the profile of the services available to specific target groups within the population in order for them to access the appropriate services when they need it. A platform will be developed to inform the community and other...

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  • 1000 Island Workforce Development Board EmployerOne Survey

    The EmployerOne survey was conducted by the 1000 Island Workforce Development Board during the period of October 2015 to January 2016 and concentrated on businesses operating in the Kingston area. The survey asked businesses to reflect on hiring and separations that had taken place in their...

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  • Client Centric Service Coordination

    The Objective of the project was through the use of LMI, EO data, EON consultations, Employer consultations identify barriers to Service Coordination, develop solutions to overcome these barriers and provide information and tools to improve the assessment and referral process and ensure the...

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  • HR Hub

    The objective was to develop a Human Resource Hub for small to medium size businesses to provide HR service and resources. To utilize local LMI and through consultation and investigation with employers and HR providers, the Board was to determine what types of HR and training resources are needed...

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  • Literacy And Essential Skills-Employer Linkages/Leeds And Grenville, March 2014

    The Object of the project was to expand the working relationship of the Employer community and Literacy providers in Leeds and Grenville County which would result in an industry shared approach to the needs of Employers and literacy providers in the provision of their services.

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  • Healthcare Sectorial Consultation Project, February 2014

    The objective of this project through consultation was to identify labour market requirements provided during the interview process by key stakeholders of the Health Care industry in this area.

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  • Enhanced Employment Program And Service Co-ordination – City Of Kingston, February 2014

    The objective of the project was to engage the various stakeholders in discussions and potential action plans within the Employment Network Committee in respect to Service Coordination - enhancing client pathways to employment and the various service and programs available in the community.

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  • Community Profile Pamphlet, February 2014

    The objective was to create a community profile for all of the 19 municipalities/cities/town within the geographic boundaries of the Board. Although this data is available for people to access through various sources, the pamphlets were meant to provide information related to population, labour...

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  • LMI (Labour Market Information) Newsletter, February 2014

    The objective was to distribute a bilingual quarterly Labour Market Newsletter that provided labour market information. The potential partners were Employment Ontario Network, OMAFRA, MTCU, Economic Development Organizations, Employers and Employer Organizations and Ontario East Economic...

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  • Key sources of local labour market information workshop, October 2013

    The objective of this workshop was to organize a one day LMI training workshop for community stakeholders on key sources of local labour market information. The workshop was to include presentations from agencies that provided key sources of local labour market information. The workshop was also...

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