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Job Finding Club for Immigrants

New country. New opportunities.

Navigating your way to employment in a new country can be a challenge. We can help connect you with the people, support and information needed to move into the Canadian workplace.

Let’s work together to make your roadmap to employment a success!

Coffee and Conversations

Come to our monthly Coffee and Conversations newcomer social event on the third Tuesday of each month. Hope to see you there!

About the Job Finding Club for Immigrants

Are you a newcomer? Get support!

Newcomers will obtain job search skills and supports which include resume writing, marketing international experiences, interview preparation, professional networking and job search.

These skills and connections will assist with an easier transition into the Canadian work environment and increase your knowledge of working life in Canada, including the laws, rights and responsibilities for both employers and employees.

Tools for employment

  • understand how Canadian employers hire, and the skills they value
  • develop an attractive set of job search tools
  • search and apply for jobs in a supportive environment
  • practise your interview skills

Develop your network

  • learn the benefits of building and expanding your network
  • connect with a mentor in your professional field
  • access the hidden job market and uncover hiring opportunities
  • discover the advantages of joining a support group

Build your future

  • increase your understanding of the Canadian job market and hiring trends
  • identify the steps to reach your employment goals
  • receive support from an employment coach

Want to help a Canadian newcomer? Become a mentor!

The Job Finding Club for Immigrants connects newcomers to mentors in their field, who provide guidance and support to answer industry-specific questions.

As a mentor, you will:

  • contribute to the equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) work your organization is doing
  • gain additional knowledge and skills on cross-cultural communications
  • attend networking events and get to know the skills Canadian newcomers offer our communities

Connect with us now!

Eligibility to participate

Eligibility requirements

  • Permanent Resident of Canada
  • Protected persons
  • Individuals who have been selected inside or outside Canada to become a permanent resident (pending verifications) and who have been informed by a letter from the Department.
  • Convention refugees and protected persons outside Canada who have been selected for resettlement in Canada by the department.
  • Live in caregivers – temporary foreign workers who hold or received approval of a work permit under section 112 of the Immigration and the refugee protection regulation (IRPR) are eligible for all settlement services with the exception of language training.

Settlement services are also available in French in the Barrie area. Please connect with us to be referred to our community partners.

Coffee and Conversations

Looking to connect with other newcomers in the community?

Join us for Coffee and Conversations, a monthly social gathering for newcomers on the third Tuesday of the month.

Providing MORE supports and connections:

  • A safe and social space to connect with other newcomers in your area
  • Connect with programs and services serving newcomers
  • Light refreshments will be provided
Job Finding Club for Immigrants presents Coffee and Conversations, a monthly newcomer social event

Contact us

A new group is starting soon! Contact us to get involved.

Phone: 705.722.1505
Visit us: 48 Collier St. in downtown Barrie