Newcomer Employment Week - NEW Regina 2018 - only 2 more days! All events are free!
The Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership and its community partners are so pleased with the first annual Newcomer Employment Week happening in Regina, May 7 – 11, 2018!
Throughout this week, employers, employment assistance programs and newcomers have come together to connect employers, service providers and the newcomer workforce! ALL events are free!
The main goals of this week are to:
1. Increase awareness of Newcomer Employment Opportunities and challenges
2. Connect newcomers with employment support programs and employment opportunities
3. Connect Employers with the newcomer workforce and other support programs
4. Engage those who are not currently hiring and working with newcomers
Today (Thursday May 10) is Career Link 2018 - PLUS an evening session at the Library
Evraz Place - 1700 Elphinstone St in the International Trade Centre
- many employers
- information booths
- presentations happening every half-hour covering employment-related topics.
10:30 am: Starting Your Own Business – Square One
11:00 am: Exploring UR Story - University of Regina
11:30 am: Career Training – Regina Trades and Skills Centre
12:30 pm: Coping with the Stress of Job Search – Catholic Family Services
1:00 pm: Don’t Fall for a False Job Offer – Regina Police Services
1:30 pm: Career Training – Regina Trades and Skills Centre
2:00 pm: Are You Thinking About Becoming a Financial Advisor? – The Financial Advisors Association of Canada
2:30 pm: Coping with the Stress of Job Search – Catholic Family Services
Information Session: Starting a Business
(there is still time to register)
7 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Central Library (2311 11th Avenue, Public Meeting Room 1)
Friday May 11 - presentations at various locations in Regina - no registration required!
Don’t Fall for the False Job Offer! Job Search Dangers Workshop and Panel
10 am - 12 pm
Location:Newcomer Career & Support Services
(3rd Floor, 2222 13th Avenue)
Welcome to Work Prep: program and service info; questions
10 am - 11 am
Location: Regina Work Preparation Centre
(2020 Halifax Street)
Saskatchewan Labour Laws Workshop
1 pm - 3 pm
Location: Regina Immigrant Women Centre
(1801 Toronto Street)
Cultural Awareness Training: CECS - How to Approach Cultural Differences in the Canadian Workplace
1:30 pm - 4 pm
Location: Central Library
(2311 11th Avenue, Public Meeting Room 1)
If you are a newcomer to Regina, or are connected to someone who is, please consult the attached calendar of wonderful newcomer employment related activities occurring in Regina from May 7 – 11. Activities include a variety of opportunities to connect with the newcomer labour pool, to learn about employment-related support programs and services in Regina, and to learn more about the diverse workforce now in Regina.