Site: Burlington

Record #: BTN4504
Last Full Update: 18 Dec 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-634-2575
E-Mail info@hiec.on.ca
Website www.hiec.on.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter, Vimeo Vimeo
Primary Contact Meghan Paton, Manager, Communications; Email: mpaton@hiec.on.ca
Alternate Contact Violeta Bircanin, Manager, Finance and Administration; Phone: 905-634-2575 ext 22; Email: vbircanin@hiec.on.ca
Contact Form https://www.hiec.on.ca/contact-us/

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

A nonprofit organization that is a joint venture between industry, education and community partners in Halton Region whose main purpose is to enhance career education and help youth make informed career decisions

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1989
Primary Executive Kelly Hoey, Executive Director
Alternate Executive Michelle Murray, Director of Operations

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

An innovative not-for-profit social enterprise focusing on partnership, mentorship and workforce development

  • works to build stronger connections between educators, employers and the students who will make up our future workforce
  • delivers an interactive and informative Career Awareness Program, facilitates meaningful experiential learning opportunities, hosts inspiring community events, and manages multiple online communities focusing on workforce development

Major programs and services:  


Online matching service that connects job seekers and employers in the skilled trades

  • supports a variety of job seekers, including 0-year to 4th-year apprentices, and also 'non-apprentices', such as individuals looking for trades experiences and general labourer roles
  • Job Coaches help ready candidates for their next role and provide candidates with necessary basic certifications, PPE and employment skills training
  • Job Developers provide services to employers who are hiring, including screening/shorting listing candidates and intentional matching for posted roles on our site

Career Development Lab:  

Provides programs and services that support students as they prepare to transition into high school, allowing them to imagine a post-secondary pathway that will set them up for future success

  • interactive and student-driven Career Awareness Program provides students with access to current information on a wide range of career options for a variety of learners
  • program complements and extends career/life planning beyond the classroom and is designed to support students as they prepare to make the transition to secondary school

Women as Career Coaches: 

An evening event that brings together young women from the community with adult mentors from all pathways

  • over dinner, youth and mentors have the opportunity to engage in informal mentorship conversations, listen to a line-up of inspiring spotlight speakers, and participate in a panel discussion on career pathways

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Areas Served Canada - ApprenticeSearch.com ; Ontario - HIEC
Eligibility No restrictions

Contact for information

Languages English ; French - ApprenticeSearch.com
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
5230 South Service Rd
Burlington, ON L7L 5K2
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Intersection Appleby Line and Harvester Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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