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Employment Programs and Services For Immigrants

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This Employment Ontario program is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.
New to Canada and/or the Canadian Workplace? Our Employment Access Centres are here to help you learn everything you need to have a successful job search! With our Employment Ontario Employment Services, you’ll receive the personalized help you need to apply your skills and experience from your home country to your job search here in Canada.

Y staff are here to help you reach your goals; our services are open to all and there is no fee to participate.

Our services include:
  • One-on-one employment consultations to identify your goals and guide you through your job search.
  • Help building a resume and cover letter to show your skills and experience, and help preparing for your job interviews.
  • Assistance in determining licensing, certification and credential assessment pathways.
  • Connection to local employers in your field or related fields, with a possibility of subsidized placements.
  • Help understanding the local labour market, your rights as a worker and Canadian workplace culture.
  • Free access to computers, photocopier, printer, fax, internet and Wi-Fi.
  • Referrals to employment training programs available to immigrants such as
    Power of Trades
    and the Pre-Apprenticeship Home Renovation Training Program.
  • Free workshops to help you and other immigrants get oriented to job searching in Canada.
Calendar Icon Central Location Workshops (PDF)
180 Argyle Avenue
Calendar Icon West Location Workshops (PDF)
1642 Merivale Road

Get started now by calling, emailing or visiting us at one of our locations:

Central Location
180 Argyle Avenue, 4th floor
Taggart Family Y
613-788-5001
eac.argyle@ymcaywca.ca
8:30AM to 4:30PM – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
8:30AM to 7PM – Thursday
8:30AM to 4PM – Friday
   
West Location
1642 Merivale Road
(Merivale Mall), 2nd floor
613-688-2150
eac.merivale@ymcaywca.ca
8:30AM to 7PM – Monday
8:30AM to 4:30PM – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
8:30AM to 4PM – Friday
   
Help me find a job

There is no fee for our services.



Locations offering this program
Y Employment Access Centre - Argyle Avenue 
Y Employment Access Centre - Merivale Road