Wil Employment Connections is a not-for-profit organization that has been providing quality employment services and supports in London and area for over 30 years. Currently we are recruiting for members of the Board of Directors. WIL serves more than 1000 clients annually. Our clients come from all walks of life and circumstances. Approximately 80% are newcomers or immigrants to Canada.
The Age-Friendly London Network (AFLN) Civic Participation and Employment group is looking to better support the mature worker in London. For various reasons, many of them are choosing to work beyond retirement. The goal of this questionnaire is to collect more information regarding the mature job seeker, and his/her past or current experiences looking for employment. AFLN hopes to use the information from the survey to provide mature adults with the better tools they need to navigate the work force, and better employment services.
The Board of Directors of WIL Employment Connections is pleased to announce the appointment of Margarita Sanchez Leon to the Board. Ms. Sanchez Leon comes with a variety of experiences working with internationally trained professionals both as a volunteer and as a Human Resource Manager. As an immigrant to Canada, Ms. Sanchez Leon has personal experience with the joys and challenges of establishing a career in a new country. The Board of Directors looks forward to the expertise and experience that she will bring.
WIL Employment Connections remains open and continues to deliver employment services and supports for all Ontario Works clients during the CUPE 101 work stoppage at the City of London.
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The London & Middlesex Local Immigration Partnership (LMLIP) is a collaborative community initiative. LMLIP is one of thirty five Local Immigration Partnerships across Ontario funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and supported by the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration (MCI) and the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO). LMLIP is co-led by the City of London and United Way London & Middlesex.
The Employment Sector Council London-Middlesex (ESCLM) is a collaborative network of employment-related organizations in the London-Middlesex region. ESCLM coordinates employment sector planning across its membership, and promotes community labour force growth and development
WIL Employment Connections’ Board of Directors and staff are pleased to announce that Wilma de Rond has been named Executive Director of WIL. The search, led by Chair of the Executive Director Search Committee and Board Member, Jeff van Geel, was very extensive and lasted four months. “The Search Committee was very pleased with the quantity and quality of the candidates.