Employment and Life Skills Program

Making Changes Employment Association of Alberta


Description
Offers support to immigrant women to increase their confidence and learn about returning to work, changing jobs, foreign qualifications, and going back to school.

Service offers:

  • opportunities in class to practice difficult situations such as job interviews and telephone skills
  • assistance in discovering the hidden job market and networking potential
  • information about community agencies and services
  • opportunity to further develop English language skills
  • employment counselling
  • free child care for children age 6 months to 6 for program participants

Affiliation: 1000 Voices at Genesis Centre for Community Wellness, Alberta Human Services, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Immigrant Services Calgary
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • immigrant women preparing for their future in Canada, regardless of status: permanent residents, refugees, refugee claimant, citizens, or work permit
  • participants must commit to one day per week for seven weeks
  • minimum Canadian language benchmark of 3-4 in order to benefit from the program
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • e-mail the Employment and Life Skills Program Manager for queries
  • visit website for details

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-262-5776
Fax
1-888-664-6459
Web Site
https://www.makingchangesassociation.ca/
Email
info@makingchangesassociation.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: No -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
July 27, 2023
Address
6516 1A Street SW
Calgary, AB, T2H 0G6
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Hours of Operation
Mon
09:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Tue
09:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Wed
09:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Thu
09:30 AM to 04:00 PM

Select Saturdays from 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Closed on holidays.