Our Services

Each year, the Rural Oxford EDC allocates funds towards programs and services that are designed to meet the ever changing needs of our Rural business community.

Workforce Development

Find the right job or the right talent, with the online portal WorkInOxford.ca

Through our work with the Oxford Workforce Development Partnership, we are pleased to offer a job search tool to the residents and businesses of rural Oxford.  Recently revamped with a wealth of new features, this robust website is an effective tool to help you search by job type, location, or position.  

You can even register for e-alerts to speed up your search for employment.  

Post a Job

We provide free online listing of employment opportunities for employers to fulfill recruitment needs.

Find a Job

Community Employment Services (CES) is a one stop centre for accessing a variety of free employment related programs and services.

Start a Business

Becoming an Entrepreneur takes planning and preparation.  In Rural Oxford, there are resources to help you get your business up and off the ground.  

Select Sites

Our strategically located Industrial sites provide ample power, fiber optic internet, natural gas, water and wastewater at an affordable price.

Download Select Sites

Regional Rideshare

We want to help you connect with drivers and riders from all over Southwestern Ontario.

Share rides to work, school and events with neighbours, co-workers, old and new friends.

Carpool with drivers and riders across Southwestern Ontario

RED Tape

We understand that most businesses will only ever deal with the planning, zoning, and a building inspector once or twice in the lifetime of their business, we can be a resource and a guide through your relocation or expansion process.

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Find Funding

We’re well connected to opportunity.

We keep track of what programs are accepting grant applications, and what priorities they are likely to support. We’ve helped organizations source millions of dollars from federal, provincial, and local grant programs.

Expand & Relocate

We take the hassle out of looking for a location and help you find a custom solution just right for your business.

We will personally escort you to top properties that meet your selection criteria.  We are there each step as you proceed, to answer questions and help you streamline your development process.

In Rural Oxford, you will be treated like a VIP, because to us, you are.

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Youth

In Rural Oxford, we are fortunate to have dedicated organizations that support youth through a variety of programs. We invite you to check out these exciting opportunities.

Young Entrepreneurs

  • One-on-one support to launch and/or grow businesses
  • Grant up to $1,000 for young entrepreneurs
  • Networking and professional development events

Loans for Youth

Young entrepreneurs often find it difficult to secure financing to start or grow a business. You don’t have to do it alone! Community Futures Oxford is the exclusive Futurprenur program community partner to support you through the business planning and loan application process.

Young Professionals

Whether you’re fresh out of school looking to build some local connections, a person with a vision to build something great in our community, or run your own business, you can be a member. 

OYPG is committed to hosting local, monthly events to provide unique opportunities to network in a casual atmosphere.