Job Connect – COVID-19 Retail Employment Network

To assist retailers in finding employees, while also helping displaced workers find jobs, RCC’s Job Connect is acting as a central resource for employers.

Retailers who are hiring can email [email protected]. RCC will provide companies’ links below for retail experienced candidates who are displaced so they can find continued work during this crisis.

If your company has positions to fill, please email us your logo, a brief description (50 words or less) of the types of positions you’re trying to fill, and a direct link through to your HR recruitment websites.

Employers may also be interested in Talent Exchange, a new workforce tool for retailers for matching talent with jobs.

Walmart Canada operates a chain of more than 400 stores nationwide serving more than 1.2 million customers each day. With more than 85,000 associates, Walmart Canada is one of Canada’s largest employers and is ranked one of the country’s top 10 most influential brands.

We are hiring for the following roles and please see attached for further details of each:

Current opportunities: careers.walmart.ca

We are a Canadian tools and equipment retailer. Our 48 stores coast-to-coast are busy serving our customers who are depending on us to keep their homes and businesses running! Check out our careers website to view available opportunities nationwide for positions in customer service, warehouse and leadership.

Current opportunities: View all availabilities

The Canada Games Council (CGC) is the franchise holder for the Canada Games, responsible for management of the Canada Games system and the development of the Canada Games Movement.

CGC is seeking currently an individual to assume responsibility for the operation and administration of the business elements of the Canada Games Life Cycle. A Senior Advisor full-time permanent position is open now.
Current opportunities: View more information

Loss Prevention Services Limited is currently hiring uniform security guards across Ontario to work in retail stores educating and encouraging social distancing.
Current opportunities: View more information

Choices Markets is hiring additional team members in order to keep up with the needs of our local communities. We would like to encourage anyone who is looking for work to view our website for up-to-date job opportunities.
Current opportunities: choicesmarkets.com/careers

London Drugs

London Drugs is hiring additional front-line staff to meet the needs of our customers and patients in our stores. We encourage anyone looking for work – especially those retail professionals temporarily laid off from their regular places of employment – to check our website for opportunities at stores in their area.
Current opportunities: londondrugs.com/careers

Longo's

Longo’s is hiring temporary team members to create remarkable food experiences in our stores, Distribution Centre and Grocery Gateway Fulfillment Centre. We encourage anyone looking for work – especially those temporarily laid off from their regular places of employment with excellent customer service skills – to check our website for opportunities.
Current opportunities: jobs.jobvite.com/careers/longos/jobs

SSENCE employs over 800 people and collaborates with an extensive network of creatives, freelancers and partners. As we continue to assess and respond to the impacts of COVID-19, we have put in place precautionary measures to support and help ensure the safety of our employees during this turbulent period. We are hiring for Warehouse clerk, Inventory specialist, Merchandise coordinator.
Current opportunities: people.ssence.com/en/job-openings

In order to meet the essential needs of our customers in this difficult context created by COVID-19, IGA is looking to fill positions in stores and distribution centers. Visit our Careers page for regular updates and the process for applying.
Current opportunities: jobs.iga.net

JRoss Retail Recruiters continues to have open opportunities across the country for a variety of roles and retailers as we support our client’s immediate needs and plans for post-COVID-19. We would encourage any retail professional looking for a new opportunity to check our web site and keep in touch.
Current opportunities: jrossrecruiters.com/jobs/retail

Thank you to all employees across the retail industry – within stores as well as supply chains – who are working every day to respond to the essential needs of Canadians. We are all so grateful for your efforts and personal sacrifices. It is our hope that our Job Connect efforts can contribute to helping you weather this storm.

RCC requires employers who use Job Connect to adhere to the Employment Standards Act, The Ontario Human Rights CodeOccupational Health & Safety Act, and AODA in their recruitment and employment practices. Click here to view RCC’s full terms and conditions for posting on JobConnect.

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