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Make a World of Difference

In the year 2019-2020, World Skills Employment Centre has served 3,597 newcomers; 2,295 clients benefited from our workshops and training sessions; 1,334 clients found jobs and 377 employers engaged for hiring newcomer talent! You donation can help us provide more services to new immigrant and to increase local employer’s diversity.

World Skills is a leader in enhancing and supporting workplace diversity. Through our staff and clients, we have our fingers on the pulse of Ottawa’s shifting demographics and challenges.

Donate Online

You can make a secure online donation through CanadaHelps. At CanadaHelps, you can choose how much to give, when to give and how often to give. You can also make a donation in honour or in memory of someone special. You will also receive your official tax receipt directly from CanadaHelps.

Send a Cheque

You can mail a cheque payable to World Skills Employment Centre to 300-219 Argyle Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario,
K2P 2H4.

Give a Gift in Honour or in Memory of Someone Special

You can make a secure donation in the name of a friend or family member through CanadaHelps or by phoning us. World Skills will send a thank you card to the recipient on your behalf, together with your customized message.

Donate Services or Products

You can donate services, or new or gently-used supplies.

Leave a Legacy

A gift will help to ensure that World Skills can continue to support immigrants seeking work in Ottawa. For more information, contact us at (613) 233-0453, Ext. 300 or

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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 counseling, 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 as a World skills Client please click this link to book an appointment. 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.