Spousal Support

Positions Outside the University
For employment outside the university, the Office of Faculty Recruitment and Support can help your spouse/partner to establish links, personal and web-based, with professional organizations and potential employers in the community and the region.

Community Services
The Guelph Chamber of Commerce maintains an online business directory of local employers and can guide you to employment opportunities. Contact Ian Smith at ian@guelphchamber.com  or 519 822-8081.

The Guelph Business Enterprise Centre provides assistance and services relating to small business development. Located at 
1 Stone Rd. W. Atrium. Contact 519-826-4721.

The Guelph and District Multicultural Centre offers a range of services to assist newcomers to the community including settlement services, language assessment, translation services and job search assistance. Located at 214 Speedvale Ave.W. Unit 7. Contact 519 836-2222.

Naylor-Mcleod offers Job Search for New Canadians to help you write a professional resume, sell your skills, find the hidden job market, give a professional interview and gain Canadian work experience. Free English classes for newcomers to Canada are also offered (for permanent residents). Located at 55 Cork St. E. Suite 303. Contact 519 821-5003.

Lutherwood provides free assistance with career planning and job search strategies. The Guelph office is located at 30 Wyndham St. North Contact 822 4141.

Second Chance Employment Counselling provides free services, assistance and resources to adult and youth job seekers in Guelph and Wellington County. Located at 177 Norfolk St. Contact 519 823-2440.

Career Transition Support

McDonald Green
355 Elmira Rd. Unit 140
519 824-6781

Pathways to Success
380 Woolwich St., Guelph
519 780-1155

Prior Resource Group
485 Silvercreek Pkwy. North, Guelph
519 824-2428

Results Seekers
660 Speedvale Ave. W
519 822-0723

For a list of employment agencies, check the Yellow Pages in the phone directory.

External Consulting
Where appropriate, a referral may be made to an external career transition counselling firm to provide specialist assistance in building tools and developing strategies for job search in a new geographic area.