World Skills is working in partnership with the Ottawa Community Loan Fund (OCLF), Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO) and the Lebanese and Arab Social Services Agency (LASSA) to provide guidance and access to resources to support newcomers in their employment search and career development. Services available include access to loans, employment counselling, mentorship and licensing and credential assessment guidance.
The Foreign Credential Loan Program was designed to address the challenges newcomers face in accessing credential assessment, licensing and training by providing the following services:
To find out more about how you can participate in the Foreign Recognition Credential Program contact: Jakeline@ottawa-worldskills.org or (613) 233-0453 Ext. 317
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Your questions and requests will be dealt with by our solicitous staff.
Please stay safe and follow the advice of health officials.