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July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This is an exciting NEW project which targets Visible Minority Newcomer Women. Please sign up for an information session to learn more.

Public Sector Employer Panel

July 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In light of the unprecedented challenges that COVID-19 has brought in our professional lives, World Skills Employment Centre is hosting an online panel discussion to help newcomer job seekers get a better sense of the current and foreseeable job opportunities in the Public Sector. When: Wednesday July 8, 2020 between 2 PM and 4 PM Where: Online on Zoom Panelists from the Public Sector will be speaking to the pre-screened candidates of the Federal Internship for Newcomers (FIN) Program 2020-2021,…

Newfound Recruiting Information & Coaching Event

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Recruiting event for IT Clients   

Travaillez pour la fonction publique : Un atelier d’introduction

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Pensez-vous à travailler pour la fonction publique au Canada? Voulez-vous obtenir d’information à propos des emplois avec le gouvernement?   Rejoindrez-nous pour notre atelier “Travaillez pour la fonction publique” . A cet atelier introductoire, vous allez obtenir : • Un aperçu de la fonction publique (fédérale, provinciale, et municipale) • Information sur les opportunités d’emploi et de carrière en la fonction publique • Les outils, ressources, et options comment naviguer la fonction publique Cet atelier sera présenté en français utilisant…

Costco Hiring Session (Bilingual) / Seance d’embauche de Costco (bilingue)

July 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Y Employment Access Centre ( and World Skills ( invite you to a hiring session with Costco Wholesale on Wednesday, July 15th! Costco is looking for new people to join their bilingual (English and French) inbound contact centre team. Meet with hiring managers in an informal group setting to learn more about the role and the company. You will have the opportunity to talk about your customer service skills and experience and why you think you would be a…

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About Us

World Skills has been a leader in enhancing newcomers’ economic integration into the Canadian economy for over 20 years.

Founded by Local Agencies Serving Immigrants, a coalition of settlement agencies in Ottawa, World Skills is a non-profit employment centre dedicated exclusively to the employment needs of newcomers and to the needs of the local labour market. We help immigrants incorporate into the workforce through employment competency building, job search training and support, cultural competency building and language training.

We connect talented newcomers to employers in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. We partner with employers to help them meet their labour market needs by understanding their business requirements, finding and pre-screening internationally trained newcomers and offering cross-cultural training.

World Skills' News

Dear clients, volunteers, employers, partners and stakeholders; due to the special circumstances related to COVID-19, from March 17, 2020 and until further notice, our employment services are being offered remotely using e-mail, telephone, and other available technologies.

We have made an effort to transition all our services online which include: job search workshops, employer events, language courses, individualized employment counselling, intake and assessment of new clients, re-assessment of existing clients, pre-screening candidates for job opportunities, our resume clinic, among other services.

For group format, we're mostly using zoom and for one/one we're very open to whichever technology works for you.

If you're a newcomer job seeker who'd like to register or a stakeholder who'd like to find out more, please connect with us via e-mail at

Your questions and requests will be dealt with by our solicitous staff.

Please stay safe and follow the advice of health officials.