Employment Resource Centres

Employment Resource Centres are community self-help centres with free services to help with your education, training and employment search. They are open to the general public and offer:

  • Current information on...
    • Career Planning
    • Job Search
    • Labour Market
    • Education & Training
  • Employment Ontario products including...
    • Apprenticeship
    • Second Career
  • Regularly scheduled employment workshops including...
    • Resumes
    • eResumes/Text Resumes
    • Interview Preparation
    • Second Career Information Sessions
  • Computers, printers and faxes.
  • TTY, telephones and voicemail boxes for your job search.
  • Job postings and classified ads.




235 King St. E.

Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m.  to 4:30 p.m.


All locations are accessible by public transit (bus) and are close to free two-hour parking.


Everyone is welcome.

150 Main St.
99 Regina St. S.

Rural Employment Resources

The Region of Waterloo has partnered with several community agencies to enhance some of their electronic employment resources and job-seeking tools, such as:

  • A central page with links to career planning and job search websites
  • Resume and career planning software
  • Regional staff available by phone to help with resume creation and job searching

Community members can go to the following agencies to use these supports:

  • Woolwich Community Services- 73 Arthur St. in Elmira (519-669-5139)
  • Wilmot Family Resource Centre - 175 Waterloo St. in New Hamburg (519-662-2731)
  • Family Counselling Centre of Cambridge & North Dumfries, Community Support Services - 173 Northumberland St. in Ayr (519-632-9737)
  • Wellesley Township Community Health Centre - 187 Queen's Bush Rd. in Wellesley (519-656-9025)


woman entering Employment Resource Centre