Career Access for Newcomers Workshop

About the Workshop

Delivered over six days, in English only, the Career Access for Newcomers (CAN) Workshop offers a group-based learning environment where job seekers have the opportunity to learn and practice the skills needed to undertake a successful job search in Canada. Graduates of CAN have access to ongoing employment counselling support.

View the detailed program outline.

Eligibility

• Refugee Claimants
• Temporary Residents (with or without work permit)
• International Students
• Foreign-born Canadian Citizens
• Under or unemployed Permanent Residents
• Convention Refugees
• Live-in Caregivers residing in Ontario
Canadian Language Benchmark 5 and above

There is no cost to participate in CAN.
Free childcare is available for children aged 19 months-13 years.

Registration

Please contact us to find out more about the CAN Workshop.

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Testimonials

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 ws@ottawa-worldskills.org

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

Please stay safe and follow the advice of health officials.