TORONTO: Employment Support Programs For New Immigrants

Centre for Immigrant and Community Services

 

Newcomers face a lot of challenges in landing their first job in Canada or entering in their professional field. CICS offers a wide range of programs that can help you be competitive and succeed in the job search. These programs are tailored to meet newcomers’ needs whether they are looking for employment or building up their careers. Activities in January 2018 are as below:

  1. “Resume Critique One-on-One”

Is your resume an effective job search tool?

Just bring in your resume and we will work together to take it to the next level.

Eligibility: Permanent Residents and Convention refugees only

Date and Time: January  8, 15, 22 and 29, 2018.  9:30am-4:30pm

*Appointments needed to secure service time.

Location: CICS Immigrant Resource Centre, 2330 Midland Ave.  (At Emblem Court South of Sheppard & North of Hwy 401),  Scarborough

Enquiry & Registration: 416-292-7510 x 0, or email:  settlement@cicscanada.com

Seats are limited. Please register early.

New Immigrants are requested to bring PR card or landing documents for attendance.

 

  1. “Cashier Training Workshop”

Are you planning to work in the retail industry? Want to learn how to use the cash register? Come and join us and learn how to process sales, discounts and returned items. We will role-play scenarios and practice your customer service skills.

Add this experience to your resume.

Date and Time: January 22, 2018 (Monday2:00pm-4.30pm

Location: CICS Immigrant Resource Centre, 2330 Midland Ave.  (At Emblem Court South of Sheppard & North of Hwy 401),  Scarborough

Enquiry & Registration: 416-292-7510 x 0, or email:  settlement@cicscanada.com

Seats are limited. Please register early.

New Immigrants are requested to bring PR card or landing documents for attendance.

  1. “Job Readiness Clinic”

You might have attended several workshops on resume writing and interview skills, but still feel stuck and don’t know where to start? Come join this two days “Get it done” event. Let’s share, learn and work together!

Day 1: Workshop on effective resume writing

January 25, 2018 (Thursday10am-3pm

  • Work on your own resume
  • How to transform your resume from boring   to eye-catching
  • How to handle weaknesses and liabilities in your work history

Day 2: Workshop on successful interview skills

January 26, 2018 (Friday10am-3pm

  • Work on your own answers to interview questions
  • How to develop self-introduction and learn essentials to make a good impression
  • Mock interviews that give you    specific feedback and strategies

Eligibility: Permanent Residents and Convention refugees only

Location: CICS Immigrant Resource Centre, 2330 Midland Ave.  (At Emblem Court South of Sheppard & North of Hwy 401),  Scarborough

Enquiry & Registration: 416-292-7510 x 0, or email:  settlement@cicscanada.com

Seats are limited. Please register early.

New Immigrants are requested to bring PR card or landing documents for attendance.

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