Student Job Seekers

KEYS offers a variety of services for students whether you are looking for full-time work in the summer or part-time employment during the school year! For More information or to get started, call or drop by the nearest KEYS Job Center.

Student Employment Centre

KEYS has been Kingston's Student Employment Centre for over 25 years! Come in and check it out! - free internet and printing, knowledgeable staff, job search resources, job leads and resume help. We have extended hours (including Tuesday evenings and Saturdays) to be as accessible as possible to students.


We offer workshops to give you the skills you need to get the job! We deliver a variety of exciting workshops to help you explore career options and gain job search skills. For our specialized certifications such as Smart Serve or WHMIS. Dates and times are posted under the workshop section of the web-site. Please call KEYS for more information.

Youth Job Connection (YJC) - Summer Program

YJC Summer runs from June to August. Participants can work 20-35 hours per week for 6 weeks and receive minimum wage. If you are between 15 and 18, living in Kingston or Frontenac County and are not currently employed, the YJC Summer program may be for you. We host program information sessions in June and the date and time will be posted on the KEYS web site to register.


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Upcoming Events / Workshops



Holiday Market at the Harbour Community Kitchen

DATE(S) AND TIME(S): Friday, Dec. 2nd from 3pm to 7pm

WHERE: Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, 53 Yonge St.

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Contact Us

Book an appointment to see how KEYS services can help you.

Call or email at your leisure and we will contact you as soon as possible.

Kingston (Main Office):

Phone: 613.546.5559

Kingston (Newcomer Services):

Phone: 613.546.5559


Phone: 613.382.1085

Smiths Falls:

Phone: 613.552.2759


Phone: 613.359.1140