New Employment Readiness Training for Women

July 11, 2023
By Bob Peters

Cornwall Ontario – An upcoming training program will equip female participants with the necessary skills, confidence, and resources to excel in today’s job market.

EOTB Women's Employment Readiness/Wage Subsidy Program

“Our Women’s Readiness Program (WER) is designed to empower women to re-enter the workforce with confidence and success!” says Justine Viray-Levac, Assistant Coordinator with the Eastern Ontario Training Board. “We’ve also partnered with local employers who are eager to meet and interview potential candidates!

The program will be held July 24-28th at the EOTB Learning Lab in Downtown Cornwall.

The Women’s Employment Readiness/Wage Subsidy Program offers the following benefits:

  • Job Skills: Covering essential skills such as resume writing, interview techniques, effective communication, and networking strategies.  Participants will gain the confidence and knowledge needed to present themselves as an ideal candidate.
  • Personalized Coaching: Our Project Coordinator and Job Developers will provide 1:1 guidance, helping participants identify their strengths, set achievable goals, and develop a personalized action plan.
  • Supports: Paid training, access to wrap around supports such as childcare, transportation, work attire, and counseling. PLUS, paid training, and completion BONUS!
  • Employer Interviews: An exclusive interview opportunity

Program eligibility requires that participants must identify as a woman, be unemployed or under-employed (under 19 hours) and be legally entitled to work in Canada.

EOTB runs a number of training and employment programs each year. You can find out more on the new EOTB training section of the EOTB website:

How to Apply

Interested candidates should call Job Zone d’emploi at 613-933-9675, GIAG at 613-525-1533 or Akwesasne Career &  Employment Support Services at 613-575-2626.

About the The Eastern Ontario Training Board

The Eastern Ontario Training Board (EOTB) plays a leading role in labour force development in the Cornwall region. It undertakes a number of projects throughout the year, and publishes the TOP report on local labour force issues. More info can be found online:

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