Employment Resource Centres

Community Employment Services

About Us

Community Employment Services (CES) provide job seekers and employers a variety of free services related to:

  • Employment research and support
  • Job development
  • Training and community planning

Strategically located throughout the Durham Region and West Northumberland County and supported by Durham College each CES location has a collection of local, regional and provincial employment and job search information; workshops, computers, photocopiers and fax machines necessary for job search.

CES also offers assistance with the application process to programs such as Second Career; Career and Employment counseling, Youth Job Connection: Youth Job Connection Summer and Youth Job Link.

We look forward to working with you!

Mission Statement

To be a community leader in one-stop employment research and support; job development, training and community planning, providing comprehensive resources to:

  • Youth/Adults – through the support of exceptional service and opportunity
  • Colleagues/Partners – to work collaboratively towards the development of innovative programs and services
  • Employers – by supporting and complimenting the development of a competitive workforce
  • Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities – in the delivery of an effective, accountable and
  • efficient customer driven service within the parameters of continuous improvement
  • Region of Durham & County of Northumberland – to sustain it as a great place to live, work and learn
  • Durham College – to respect and adhere to Durham College’s Mission Statement and Shared Values regarding Integrity and transparency, Respect, Equality and Diversity, Innovation, and Personal and team Accountability


  • Brock Township- itinerant services only
  • Bowmanville
  • Oshawa
  • Port Hope
  • Port Perry- itinerant services offered after April 1, 2013
  • Uxbridge

Invest a little time in our employment services and let us help show you the way!

For more information, visit the Durham College Employment Services website at:  www.employmenthelp.ca

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