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EMPLOYERS

If you are an employer hiring individuals during the pandemic, check out the resources below to boost your productivity.

Cambridge

Phone 519-623-9380 | Text 519-497-2674 

Kitchener

Phone 519-743-2460 | Text 519-497-2592  

Guelph

Phone 519-822-4141 | Text 519-400-2053

COVID-19

BUSINESS SUPPORT

FREE RECRUITMENT SUPPORT

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TRAINING INCENTIVES FOR NEW EMPLOYEES

Getting new employees up to speed can be an expensive endeavour. Training incentives are available to offset the initial training costs associated with a new employee. Funded by the Ontario government, these incentives are accessible to eligible individuals currently participating in a number of our employment programs.

GOVERNMENT SUPPORTED SKILLS TRAINING

Looking to provide training to your current staff that will increase their essential skills? The Canada Ontario Job Grant (COJG) provides financial support to help your workforce through training. Check out our COJG page for more information.

APPRENTICESHIP

Our experienced Employment Consultants can provide resources that will support you in navigating the apprenticeship process. We provide financial incentives to employers to register and retain new apprentices, and we link employers to information on tax credits and subsidies.

DOWNSIZING AND CLOSURE SERVICES

Lutherwood’s qualified team of professionals assists individuals affected by permanent layoffs and closures. Our skilled staff will provide the assistance necessary to help individuals prepare for their upcoming job search. Services are available within Waterloo Region and Wellington County and are coordinated throughout Southwestern Ontario with other employment agencies to ensure capacity.

Employers

Employers

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Office employee

AGENT(E) DE COMMUNICATION ET DE COORDINATION

L’Entité 2, au nom de la Table de concertation francophone de Waterloo Wellington Guelph (WWG), cherche à embaucher un(e) stagiaire) dans le but d’appuyer les activités de la table de concertation francophone WWG.

La table de concertation francophone WWG est composée de membres représentants d’organismes et de fournisseurs de services francophones desservant WWG, ainsi que de membres indépendants de la région Waterloo Wellington Guelph.  La Table amplifie l’apport de ses membres en vue de promouvoir le français dans la région, encourage le réseautage et l’engagement de ses membres en cherchant à développer des ressources pour le bénéfice de la communauté francophone et francophile de la région de WWG.

Nous sommes à la recherche d’un.e  agent.e  de soutien afin d’appuyer les activités de la Table WWG et d’assurer le suivi et l’appui aux communications.  Une période d’apprentissage sera appuyée par des membres de la Table.

Veuillez noter que ce stage est possible en partenariat avec Lutherwood, Services d’emploi, sous le programme de services d'orientation professionnelle pour les nouveaux arrivants et Emploi Ontario.

Exigences et qualifications:

  • Un diplôme collégial ou universitaire dans le domaine des communications, planification d’événements, marketing, journalisme, médias, administration des affaires, ou toute autre domaine similaire, ou expérience dans un de ces domaines;

  • La maîtrise du français et de l'anglais écrits et parlés est impérative;    

  • Une bonne connaissance de l'étiquette et des meilleures pratiques actuelles en matière de médias sociaux et de communication;

  • Une connaissance des organismes/ressources francophones qui existent dans la région est un atout;

  • Une connaissance des médias et des sites francophones de la région et/ou de la province est un atout;

  • Une connaissance de Wordpress est un atout; et

  • Expérience de bénévolat ou de travail pour une organisation francophone est un atout.

 

     Critères d’admissibilité :

  • Être résident.e permanent.e, une personne protégée, réfugiée au sens de la Convention ou travailleur étranger temporaire qui a reçu son approbation en vue de sa résidence permanente;

  • Avoir de l’expérience ou une formation à l’international;

  • Être actuellement sans emploi ou sous-employé.e;

  • Être résident.e de la région de Guelph/Wellington ou de la région de Waterloo/Cambridge; et

  • Être intéressé.e à travailler pendant au moins 4 mois pour cette opportunité de stage.

Rémunération 

  • Temporaire – temps partiel (15 heures/semaine)

    17$ de l’heure

  • Date prévue d’entrée en fonction : 4 janvier 2022

  • Date de clôture :  24 novembre 2021

Ville

À distance, dans la région de Waterloo-Wellington

Ligne de bus

Inconnu

Date D'affichage

Novembre 10, 2021

Lumber Selection at Hardware Store

LUMBER PILER/MACHINE OPERATOR

The Employer is looking to hire a Lumber Piler/Machine Operator that will be responsible for sorting, stacking, piling and organizing of lumber. General maintenance and cleaning up of work areas.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Work Setting - Planing mill, Sawmill

  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities - Physically demanding, Manual dexterity, Handling heavy loads, Repetitive tasks, Standing for extended period

  • Specific Skills - Sort, pile and transport wood products, Clean machines and immediate work areas

  • Weight Handling - Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

  • Own Tools/Equipment - Steel-toed safety boots

  • Experience - Will train

Wage

  • Full-Time

  • Monday-Thursday; Friday - Off

  • 6:45AM-4:30PM

  • $16/Hr

City

Kitchener

Bus Route

Unknown

Posting Date

November 10, 2021

Office employee

COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

AND OFFICE ADMIN

Entité2, in partnership with the WWG Francophone Working Table, is seeking to hire an intern to support its activities as a member of the WWG Francophone Table.

The WWG Francophone Table is composed of several members representing Francophone organizations and service providers as well as engaged community members from the Francophone community in the Waterloo-Wellington-Guelph region. Our Francophone and Francophile members seek to encourage networking and visibility within the region, and to develop activities, events, and resources to better serve the Francophone and Francophile population of the region.

This position will handle the coordination of the Table and its activities and support all communications exercises (including social media) on behalf of the Table.

The successful candidate is required to register with Lutherwood Employment Services of Guelph prior to the start of the internship. This process can be done through virtual means.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • College degree or university degree in communications, event planning, marketing, journalism, media, business administration, or another similar field.

  • Fluency in written and spoken French and English is imperative.

  • Knowledge of current social media and communications etiquette and best practices.

  • Knowledge of Francophone organizations/resources in the region would be an asset.

  • Knowledge of WordPress would be an asset.

  • Knowledge of Francophone media and sites in the region and/or province would be an asset; and

  • Experience volunteering or working for a Francophone organization would be an asset.

    Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be a permanent resident, protected person, convention refugee, live-in caregiver, or work permit holders who have been granted permanent resident status.

  • Have international training or experience.

  • Be currently unemployed or underemployed.

  • Be a resident of Guelph/Wellington or Waterloo Region; and

  • Be interested in working for a minimum of 10 weeks on this internship opportunity.

Wage

  • Temporary - part-time (at least 10-15 hours per week)

  • $17.00 per hour

  • Expected start date: January 4th, 2022

  • Closing Date: November 24th, 2021

City

Work remotely, Waterloo-Wellington area

Bus Route

Unknown

Posting Date

November 10, 2021

Storytime

REGISTERED EARLY CHILDHOOD

EDUCATOR

The Employer is looking to hire an individual that will be responsible for developing and implementing play experiences that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children. Also, will plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children.

Experience:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education

  • RECE in good standing.

  • Clear Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check.

  • Updated Immunization and TB Test

  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR C required.

Wage

  • Full-Time

  • Monday-Friday

  • 8:00AM-4:00PM

  • $17-$19/Hr

City

Cambridge

Bus Route

Unknown

Posting Date

November 2, 2021

Mopping the Floors

CLEANER (Afternoons)

The Employer is looking to hire an individual that will be responsible for cleaning common areas such as walkways, offices, cafeteria, washroom. Also, will ride on, walk behind or buffer experience preferred, or must be willing to learn.

Experience:

  • Demonstrate professionalism

  • Proven communication skills, the ability to speak, read and write in English

  • Ability to multitask and work well under pressure

  • Knowledge experience using a variety of heavy-duty cleaning equipment is an asset

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently

  • Must be able to work independently

  • Must be participate in a criminal background check and be at least 18 years of age

  • Must have own reliable transportation

  • Previous experience in cleaning

  • Experience with Walk Behind or Ride On Machine experience preferred

  • Able to start immediately

Wage

  • Full-Time; Afternoons

  • Monday-Friday

  • 3:00PM-11:30PM

  • Salary: $17.23/Hr.

City

Cambridge

Bus Route

Unknown

Posting Date

October 29, 2021

Mopping the Floors

CLEANER (Days)

The Employer is looking to hire an individual that will be responsible for cleaning common areas such as walkways, offices, cafeteria, washroom. Also, will ride on, walk behind or buffer experience preferred, or must be willing to learn.

Experience:

  • Demonstrate professionalism

  • Proven communication skills, the ability to speak, read and write in English

  • Ability to multitask and work well under pressure

  • Knowledge experience using a variety of heavy-duty cleaning equipment is an asset

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently

  • Must be able to work independently

  • Must be participate in a criminal background check and be at least 18 years of age

  • Must have own reliable transportation

  • Previous experience in cleaning

  • Experience with Walk Behind or Ride On Machine experience preferred

  • Able to start immediately

Wage

  • Full-Time; Days

  • Monday-Friday

  • 7:00AM-3:30PM

  • Salary: $17.23/Hr.

City

Cambridge

Bus Route

Unknown

Posting Date

October 29, 2021

Vacuuming

CLEANER

Employer is looking to hire a person that will clean Air BNB in Kitchener and Waterloo (commercial cleaning). If there are opportunities needed, will also clean within the employer's Residential Services Cleaning division. All PPE and cleaning products will be provided by employer.

Experience:

  • No previous experience required

  • Must have Vulnerable Services Check

  • Health and Safety Conscious

Wage

  • Casual Position

  • Monday-Friday; Weekends;

  • 11AM-2PM; Various/Dependent

  • $14.35/Hr + Additional Tax Benefits

City

Kitchener

Waterloo

Bus Route

Unknown

Posting Date

October 28, 2021

At the Office

APPOINTMENT SETTER

Employer is a lead generation firm looking for Appointment Setters. They offer great compensation, with bonuses, and a great environment. In this role, the right candidate will be responsible for contacting potential clients, introducing a company, and scheduling meetings for a Senior Consultant. You are not required to sell anything, only to set meetings. Successful applicants will have an outgoing positive attitude, and above all else, a burning desire for success. Great communication skills a must and interviews are available right away.

Experience:

  • Experience in sales, outbound call centre or telemarketing industry required (minimum of 6 months experience required) Especially in B2B telemarketing experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to meet and/or exceed determined sales and activity goals.

  • Must have great communication skills and be very articulate.

  • Bilingual French is an asset, but not required.

  • Internet and computer required for the position and standard internet connection.

  • Employer will supply phones and other necessary equipment

Wage

  • Full-Time; Days

  • Monday-Friday; Weekends

  • 40 Hrs/Week

  • Salary: $16.00 + bonuses ($3.00+) + Commissions

City

Cambridge

Bus Route

Unknown

Posting Date

October 20, 2021

Co-workers

SALES ASSOCIATES

The hiring Company is a large Canadian retail employer which operates in the automotive, hardware, sports, leisure and housewares sectors that is looking to hire an individual that will be responsible for delivering friendly and courteous service while explaining product benefits and fulfilling customer needs. The right candidate will also be responsible for store maintenance such as stocking shelves, merchandising and general housekeeping.

Experience:

  • Basic math and typing skills.

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision with computerized systems.

  • Experience in a customer service role and/or with similar store is considered an asset. 

  • Ability to operate a cash register is an asset.

  • Strong orientation towards customer service excellence.

  • Highly approachable, customer-oriented individual who thrives on offering exceptional service to customers.

  • Strong belief in the employer's Values of honesty, integrity and respect.

  • Effective written and oral communication skills (e.g., probing, listening, etc.) and the ability to maintain professional communication, even in challenging situations.

  • Ability to complete retail tasks according to instructions and to demonstrate responsibility for outcomes.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment that provides assistance and support to co-workers to achieve common goals.

  • Ability to resolve retail and/or customer issues.

  • Ability to adapt and cope with challenging and changing situations.

  • Positive attitude, punctuality and solid work ethic.

  • Physical Requirements:

  • Standing/walking for 8 hours.

  • Lifting and/or carrying of merchandise items, as required, on a regular, frequent and unassisted basis. Merchandise item may vary in weight from “light” to “heavy”.

  • Lifting and turning repeatedly throughout the shift.

  • Lifting above the shoulder, from floor to shoulder and floor to waist.             

  • Ability to go up and down a ladder while carrying merchandise.

  • Walking and carrying things at the same time and pushing/pulling, as required

Wage

  • Full-Time; Part-Time; Days; Afternoons

  • Monday-Friday; Weekends

  • 20-40 Hrs/Week; Various Hours of work

  • Salary: TBD

City

Cambridge

Bus Route

Unknown

Posting Date

October 20, 2021

Time to Pay

CASHIERS

The hiring Company is a large Canadian retail employer which operates in the automotive, hardware, sports, leisure and housewares sectors that is looking to hire an individual that will be responsible for delivering friendly and courteous service while processing customer purchases efficiently and correctly. Looking for individuals with the ability to operate a computerized cash register.

Experience:

  • Basic math and typing skills.

  • Ability to work efficiently with computerized systems.

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.

  • Experience in a customer service role and/or with a similar store is considered an asset.

  • Ability to operate a cash register.

  • Strong orientation towards customer service excellence.

  • Highly approachable, customer-oriented individual who thrives in offering exceptional service to customers.

  • Strong belief in the employer's Values of honesty, integrity, and respect.

  • Effective written and oral communication skills (probing, listening, etc.) and the ability to maintain professional communication, even in challenging situations.

  • Ability to complete detail-oriented retail tasks according to instructions and to demonstrate responsibility for outcomes.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment that provides assistance and support to co-workers to achieve common goals.

  • Ability to resolve retail and/or customer issues.

  • Ability to multitask, adapt and cope with challenging and changing situations.

  • Positive attitude, punctuality and solid work ethic.

Wage

  • Full-Time; Part-Time; Days; Afternoons

  • Monday-Friday; Weekends

  • 20-40 Hrs/Week; Various Hours of work

  • Salary: TBD

City

Cambridge

Bus Route

Unknown

Posting Date

October 20, 2021

Car Mechanics

AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE INSTALLER

The hiring Company is a large Canadian retail employer which operates in the automotive, hardware, sports, leisure and housewares sectors that is looking to hire an individual that will be responsible for providing oil and lube service, tire installation, tire rotation and balancing and light vehicle maintenance and repairs. Communication skills and a good, working knowledge of most automobiles and light trucks are essential to succeed in this position. The Service Installer builds customer loyalty and retention through trust, workmanship and reputation.

Experience:

  • Knowledge of current automobile technology.

  • Valid driver’s license for province of employment.

  • Experience in a similar role, in employer's Automotive Service Centre, is considered an asset.

  • Ability to work effectively with computerized systems. 

  • Good working knowledge of CoStar is considered an asset.

  • Basic math skills.

  • Strong orientation towards customer service excellence.

  • Strong belief in the employer's Values of honesty, integrity, and respect.

  • Ability to serve customers in a professional manner and to inspire their confidence and trust.

  • Results-oriented individual who completes tasks according to instructions and demonstrates responsibility for outcomes.

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, customer-focused environment.

  • Ability to work in a team environment that provides assistance and support to co-workers to achieve common goals.

  • Aptitude for building and maintaining interpersonal relations, both with customers and coworkers.

  • Ability to plan and organize daily tasks.

  • Effective written and oral communication skills.

  • Standing/walking for 8 hours.

  • Lifting and/or carrying of merchandise items, as required, on a regular, frequent and unassisted basis. Merchandise item may vary in weight from “light” to “heavy”.

  • Lifting and turning repeatedly throughout the shift.  Lifting above the shoulder, from floor to shoulder and floor to waist.

  • Going up and down a ladder while carrying merchandise.

  • Walking and carrying things at the same time and pushing/pulling, as required.

  • Twisting, turning, reaching and working above shoulder level.

Wage

  • Full-Time; Part-Time; Days; Afternoons

  • Monday-Friday; Weekends

  • 20-40 Hrs/Week; Various Hours of work

  • Salary: TBD

City

Cambridge

Bus Route

Unknown

Posting Date

October 20, 2021

Warehouse Worker

WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATES