Provided by: Regina Open Door Society
Provides employment services for newcomers to Canada, including:
Job Support and Skill Development
- Employment Counselling – career planning, navigating the current labour market, and more.
- Employment Workshops – designed to meet the employment readiness needs of newcomers. Must be sixteen years old, legally entitled to work in Canada, and have been in Canada for less than five years. Register on their website or call 306-352-3521.
- Skill Development Programs – aim to improve the employability skills of newcomer job seekers to attain and maintain employment.
Work Placement Programs – Help clients develop employability skills through in-class training. They are then sent for work placements with local employers to gain Canadian experience and develop a professional network.
- Career Bridging Program (CBP) – consists of four weeks of classroom training, followed by eight weeks of volunteer work placements. You will need to be able to commit to attending the program full-time for its duration.
- Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS) Program – aims to help youth make career decisions and create a career plan, develop workplace skills, and gain work experience to successfully transition into the labour market.
Employment and Networking Events
- Career Link (Job Fair) – allows individuals to connect with over 40 potential employers.
- Tech Skills Show Case – allows clients to network with IT champions in the prairies.
- Networking and Hiring Sessions – Employment Services organizes and conducts in-person and virtual career networking/hiring events.
Settlement Online Re-arrival (SOPA) – Is a virtual hub providing guidance and customized pre-employment supports designed to help newcomers find and retain employment in Canada. For more information, visit the SOPA website.
Mentorship Program – Helps individuals obtain support from expert professionals regarding employment.
Educational Credential Evaluation – Wes Gateway Program – Employment Services has partnered with World Education Services to assist refugees and displaced individuals with credential evaluations with limited proof of academic achievements. The program aims to simplify the process of credential evaluation for refugees and displaced individuals.
NOTE: For more information, visit the website, or contact Employment Services by phone at 306-352-3521 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Focuses on, but is not limited to, newcomers within the past five years, aged 16 and over, who experience cultural and/or language barriers to employment.
Call Employment Services at 306-352-3521 or email email@example.com.
Regina Open Door Society (RODS)
2314 11th Avenue
Regina SK S4P 0K1
- Community Connections Programs
- Employment Services
- Settlement Services for Newcomers (2 locations)
- Volunteer Program
- Youth Programs
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Braille elevators or Braille signage; Wheelchair access - front or side or back doors; Wheelchair access - lowered elevator buttons; Wheelchair access - ramps; Wheelchair access - washrooms (at least one)
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