Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs

Programs that provide comprehensive support services for immigrants and refugees who need assistance to prepare for, find and retain paid employment. Services may include vocational assessment, job search assistance, professional mentoring programs and other levels of initial and ongoing support. The emphasis is on preparing individuals for the expectations of employment in a new country and in particular, to obtain recognition for professional experience secured in another country and to obtain initial work experience in their new country.

 

Services

A 6 to 8-week program to help newcomers improve their English and prepare for the workplace.  Services include:

Hamilton Mountain Location of the Immigrants Working Centre in Hamilton.  Provides orientation and settlement, English Language training, employment-related services, and community connections for immigrants and newcomers. 

East Hamilton Location of the Immigrants Working Centre in Hamilton.  Provides orientation and settlement, English Language training, employment-related services, and community connections for immigrants and newcomers. 

Downtown East Location of the Immigrants Working Centre in Hamilton.  Provides orientation and settlement, English Language training, employment-related services, and community connections for immigrants and newcomers. 

Main Office of the Immigrants Working Centre in Hamilton.  Provides orientation and settlement, English Language training, employment-related services, and community connections for immigrants and newcomers. 

Provides orientation and settlement services to newcomers.  Delivers in-person and online services in 16 languages at 4 locations in Hamilton.

Provides support to newcomers to settle into their life in Canada and connect with their local community.

Services include:

A free program designed for Internationally Trained Professionals.

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