Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers

Job Ready


Description
Equips newcomers of all educational backgrounds and levels of experience with employment-related skills and supports to access the Canadian labour market.

Service provides:

  • 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

Includes:

  • assistance with creating a realistic, strengths-based career plan
  • help with researching labour market and finding employment, education, or 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 workplace responsibilities
Key Provider: employment counsellor, employer liaison
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to newcomers who are willing to work and are:
  • permanent residents of Canada
  • Convention refugees
  • live-in caregivers
  • or protected persons as defined in Section 95 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
Willing to work means that a client is willing to accept all types of opportunities that their abilities, skills, training, or experience enable them to do, and that they are willing to accept labour market conditions (for example, going rate of pay, hours of work).
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, To access service:
  • contact to make an appointment
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-424-7709
Fax
780-424-7736
Web Site
http://www.emcn.ab.ca
Email
info@emcn.ab.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
November 19, 2019
Address
10170 112 Street NW
Edmonton, AB, T5K 2L6
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Tue
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Wed
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Thu
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM