Job Ready Program

The Newcomer Centre Job Ready program equips newcomers of all educational backgrounds and levels of experience with employment-related skills and supports to access the Canadian labour market.

participants receive:

  • A series of career counselling sessions
  • Opportunities to build skills and learn about the labour market by attending workshops, job fairs, events, and information sessions
  • Support with creating a realistic, strengths-based career plan
  • Assistance with researching the labour market
  • Aid with finding employment, education, and volunteer opportunities
  • Support with creating targeted resumes and cover letters
  • Coaching on interview techniques and job search strategies
  • Help to understand hiring practices, Alberta employment customs and responsibilities

job ready - youtube channel

Check out short micro-training videos for newcomers, immigrants and community members at: CentreJOBREADY/videos

emcn offers assistance with...

  • Finding employment, education or volunteer opportunities
  • Creating resumes and cover letters
  • Preparing for interviews
  • Understanding the Canadian workplace culture
  • Learning about Alberta workplace rights and responsibilities
  • Exploring further education and training
  • Connecting participants with local employers

how the program works

  1. Meet with an Newcomer Centre Career and Employment Counsellor
  2. Receive individual coaching sessions
  3. Participate in workshops to assist you with your job search

who can access the program

  • Permanent Residents of Canada
  • Canadian Citizens
  • Refugees with Positive Notice of Decision Letter

where is program offered

  • Newcomer Centre Central—10170 112 Street NW
  • Gupta Newcomer Resource Centre (Newcomer Centre Language Centre)—11713 82 Street NW
  • Welcome Centre for Immigrants (WCI)
    Suite 200, Tower II, Millbourne Mall
    7609 38 Avenue, Millwoods Road NW
  • Newcomer Centre at C5 Northeast Community Hub—14017 Victoria Trail NW

find out more

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