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Employment

Our Employment Program supports newcomers with the following services:

Employment Information and Referral

Offered in: Peterborough only

We help clients obtain an understanding and knowledge of the Canadian work environment, from basic labour market information to complicated processes such as accreditation.

  • Overview of the job search process in Canada
  • Information on and referral to employment supports, services, programs and opportunities
  • Information on accreditation and credential evaluation

Eligibility:

All immigrants and refugees

Employment Planning

Offered in: Peterborough only

We help clients develop realistic employment plans geared to the Canadian workplace.  Where possible, we connect clients to local labour markets and to professional networks to increase the success of their job search.  We work collaboratively with local employment agencies to achieve these outcomes.

  • Realistic short and long-term employment plans
  • Resume Support
  • Connection to employment supports, services, programs, and opportunities (when available)

Eligibility:

All immigrants and refugees

 

Client Requirements:

Active participation in Employment Plan

For employment assistance in Peterborough County, please contact Olga Stetsyuk at the New Canadians Centre: olga@nccpeterborough.ca or (705) 743-0882

For employment assistance in Northumberland County, please contact Emilio Ojeda at the County of Northumberland Office: ojedae@northumberlandcounty.ca or (905) 372-3329 Ext 6256