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Last Updated: 2014-06-19
YMCA Markham Business Centre
|Legal Name: Markham 14th Avenue YMCA Centre|
|Operating Name: YMCA Markham Business Centre|
3-4855 14th Ave
3-4855 14th Ave
|Telephone: (905) 948-9622|
|Fax: (905) 948-8737|
|Website URL: http://www.ymcagta.org/en/get-a-job/help-you-find-job/emp-program-descriptions/seb.html|
|Area of Responsibility: Customer Service|
The YMCA of Greater Toronto is a charity focused on community support and development. Our aim is to provide every individual in our community with opportunities for personal growth, community involvement, and leadership. By making connections, collaborating, and mirroring our region’s diversity, we believe we can become the network that binds our many neighbourhoods into one city, one country, and one world.
As one of the largest charities in North America, we help over 400,000 people each year through three core programs:
YMCA Health, Fitness & Recreation programs help members of our community regardless of their background or economic circumstances to live active, meaningful lives
YMCA Child & Family programs and YMCA Camps ensure toddlers and school age kids get the child care they need and create memorable camp experiences. These programs also support parents and guardians
YMCA Employment programs, Skills Development programs, Youth Support Services, and Newcomer programs provide employment counseling and training, help newcomers settle in Canada, and offer youth-at-risk with the support they need to survive and thrive
At YMCA, we take our commitments to the community seriously. We see a day when more people, especially youth, connect with each other, give of themselves, and grow in their sense of purpose and belonging. We envision an inclusive society where everyone, regardless of their background, experiences, or circumstances, participates fully. And we work towards building a community characterized by strong, supportive connections between individuals and among groups.
|Country of Ownership:||Canada|
|Primary Industry (NAICS):||541611 - Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services|
|Primary Business Activity:||Services|
Product / Service / Licensing
Business Start-Up Programs & Services
The YMCA Markham Business Centre is home to the Ontario Self Employment Benefit Program in the Markham region. The centre has provided entrepreneurial support for start up businesses for over 15 years and counting.
Located at Brimley and 14th avenue our centre can provide your start up with the one on one attention and resources that you need to make your business succeed.
The program includes business planning, coaching, our Internet access to help you register your own business, photocopying and faxing. In addition to enjoying our business resource library, you’ll attend workshops and seminars to learn about:
Business planning, financial forecasting, tax planning, and cash flow management
Using the Internet, marketing, market research, and sales strategies
Legal issues and mediation
Managing stress and business networking
In addition you can receive up to $423 stipend per week for living expenses while you run your business.
You must be eligible for employment insurance, on employment insurance or have received employment insurance within the last 3 years (5 years if on parental leave) to apply.
For more information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone at (905) 948-9622.
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Date Modified: 2014-07-29