Employment

EMPLOYERS

The main employers of the region:

EMPLOYABILITY SERVICES

Looking for a job in Prescott and Russell, below are resources that can help.

Prescott-Russell Employment Services Centre (PRESC)

The Prescott-Russell Employment Services Centre supports job seekers and workers in their search for employment by offering various programs and services, adapted to our clients’ individual needs and circumstances, which will lead to successful outcomes.

Eastern Ontario Training Board (EOTB)

The Eastern Ontario Training Board creates partnerships to address the socio-economic and workforce development needs of Cornwall and the counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Prescott and Russell, and Akwesasne.

Skills Canada Ontario

Skills Ontario's mission is "to promote and stimulate the development of technology skills by fostering world-class employability in Ontario youth."

Hands-on, Free, Agricultural Training Program

Do you have a passion for agriculture?

Eligibility criteria

  • Ontario residents (with proof of residency)
  • Unemployed or part-time employment of less than 20 hours per week
  • Demonstrate interest in the agricultural field

You will learn

  • Milking technics
  • Driving and use of farm machinery (seasonal)
  • Field work (seasonal)
  • Horticultural production in the field or in greenhouses (seasonal)
  • Job search and leadership workshops

Develop your skills with hands-on training on Prescott and Russell farms

  • Offered in English and French
  • Group of 6 participants
  • 5 week duration
  • Start date: October 2021

For registration or for more information

  • Contact Jean Dubois, Skills Development Coordinator
  • By phone: 613-632-0179
  • By email: [email protected]

Hurry, places are limited.

This Employment Ontario program is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.

Workforce Advantages in our region

  • Bilingual employees (French and English)
  • Unemployment rate lower than the Canadian average
  • Large pool of highly qualified workers in various fields
    • Sales and services
    • Trades
    • Business, finance and administration
    • Education and public services
    • Management
    • Health sector
    • Agriculture and agri-food sector