Employment Events

One of the RRLIPs local priorities, as outlined in the revised Settlement Strategy and Action Plan, is employmentA key objective in advancing the employment priority is to support workforce development by highlighting local employment events (e.g job fairs, employment workshops, networking events, training opportunities, etc.). To share an employment event with newcomers, please follow the submission details outlined at the bottom of the page.

 

Employment Events 

Registration Deadlines May Apply; Details Available in Each Link Below.

Note that Events are Listed under Organization Names, According to Dates, So New Posts May Not Be At the Top. 

 

FREE Info Session - Local Employment Services

NEWCOMERS - Do you want to learn about local employment supports to assist you in your employment search?  
Attend a FREE Employment Services Info Session!
Learn about local settlement employment programs with special features such as mentorship opportunities, work-placements, etc.
When/Where:
Postponed until Sept. 2022 - Watch for further information!  

Coordination support provided by the Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership (RRLIP) www.rrlip.ca

  

Courses/Events Offered by CFS Regina (Catholic Family Services)

View CFS' Training Calendar here for Workshops in August and September!

Employment Readiness Workshops 
For more information, or to register call 306-525-0521 or email 

English for Employment
For more information, or to register call 306-525-0521 or email 

ASCEND Program
Program Duration: July 14 - Sept. 29, 2022
For more information, please contact  or call 306-525-0521.

Job Finding Club will return in the fall - stay tuned or for more information, please contact   or call 306-525-0521.

 

 

Courses/Events Offered by RODS (Regina Open Door Society) 

FREE online information session: “Philippines Consular Services for the Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWs) or Work Permit Holders”

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Title: Philippines Consular Services for the Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWs) or Work Permit Holders”

Guest Speaker: STEPHANIE ALEXIS A. CRUZ, Vice Consul Philippine Consulate General in Calgary

When: Tuesday, 2nd of August 2022, 4:00-6:00 PM. (Saskatchewan)

Where: Zoom (link will be sent upon registration - see "How to register" below)

Topics Include: Passport application and Renew, Legalization Documents, Travel documents issuance, civil registration, Dual Citizen, Visa/Travel to the Philippines, etc. Q&A

How to register: To register confidentially and to get the zoom link, please contact -  or text “Philippine” to 306-550-9462

For any questions please contact (306)550-9462.

August 2022 - Employment Readiness Workshops
(many daytime and evening sessions)

These workshops are designed to meet the employment readiness needs of newcomers.
These workshops facilitate a safe and friendly environment where every participant feels comfortable asking questions and working towards gaining employment and integrating into the Canadian workplace.

View Event Poster Here

These workshops are open to:

  • All newcomers to Canada (focusing on but not limited to newcomers within the past 5 years)
  • Aged 16 and above, who experience cultural, and/or language/literacy barriers to employment
  • Daytime workshops require the language proficiency of CLB5+ 
  • Evening workshops require CLB3+ 

To Register call: 306-352-3521 or email:   

Career Bridging Program - Information Sessions

This employment program includes four weeks of classroom training followed by and 8-week volunteer work placement. Classes take place Monday - Friday from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm, starting Sept. 6th.

Interested participants can join any of the following three information sessions: 

Session 1: August 3rd at 10:00 am - to register, click here

Session 2: August 5th at 4:00 pm - to register, click here

Session 3: August 10th at 3:30 pm - to register, click here

Program Requirements - Clients must be:

  • newcomers to Canada (focusing on, but not limited to, newcomers within the past five years)
  • age 16 and over, who experience barriers to employment
  • English language requirement: CLB 6 and above
  • Permanent Resident, new Canadian Citizen, or have a valid Work Permit (Open Work Permit)
  • Legaly authorized to work in Saskatchewan

Digital Literacy for Job Seekers

This is a 7-week in-class program (offered online) followed by one week of job shadowing opportunities. The program participants will build and enhance their computer skills related to the workplace, will learn to create effective resumes, cover letters and LinkedIn profiles for job attainment, and understand the Canadian workplace culture and communication for achieving job success. The one week of job shadow will allow the program participants to connect with the labor market and gain hands-on experience.

Eligibility Criteria:

· Newcomers to Canada within the last five years
· Permanents resident, have an open work permit, or a new Canadian citizen or a refugee
· 16 years of age or older
· Assessed at English CLB 4 -7

Please attend one of the ONLINE information sessions to find out more and apply. Click on the links below!

Information Session 1 - August 4th at 10:00 am
Information Session 2 - August 5th at 2:00 pm

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Youth Job Readiness Program:

Aug 8, 9, 10, 11 & 12; 1:00PM – 4:00PM via Zoom. 

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The aim of this program is to provide skills training to newcomer youth in order for them to access the labour market. In this program, permanent residents youth ages 15 – 24 will complete a series of trainings on

  • Resume Writing
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Canadian Workplace Culture
  • Budgeting, and
  • Mock Interviews. 

Registration Link: https://rods.sk.ca/programs/settlement/wcn/youth/job-readiness-program-registration-form/

Welcoming Community for Newcomers (WCN) – Youth Program partnered with RODS Employment Program, Catholic Family Services Regina and in collaboration with SSWIS Program to deliver this program. The program will last for 5 days. 


English for Employment - Retail - for Ukrainian Arrivals 

Have you recently arrived in Regina from Ukraine? Join this workshop on Aug. 29th to improve your workplace English.

In this 4.5 weeks online workshop for newly-arrived Ukrainians, you will develop industry-specific English language skills, learn about the Saskatchewan work environment, connect to the labour market, and gain experience through job shadowing.

ELIGIBILITY:
Strong English communication skills (Assessed at a CLB 4 or higher)
18 years of age or older
Legally authorized to work in Saskatchewan

* Please contact Oksana Klepikova at 306-552-4254 for program support in Ukrainian.

Register for one of our ONLINE information sessions below:
SESSION 1: Monday, August 8 at 10:00 am
SESSION 2: Tuesday, August 9 at 2:00 pm

 

Talent Pool Job Fair

Talent Pool is hosting an online job fair for refugees, on Wednesday, August 10th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

This online job fair is a new monthly event, to be held the second Wednesday of each month.

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Interested individuals should register prior to the event by contacting Employment Services
by calling 306-352-3521, e-mailing
, or visiting us at 2314 - 11th Avenue (3rd Floor)

 

Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS) Program - Info Sessions for Fall 2022 program

The fall session of YESS Program is fast approaching and will be held September 12th- November 08th, 2022, followed by 6 weeks of work placement. The YESS Program combines eight weeks of paid employment-skills classroom training with six weeks of paid work placement.

Please join us in the next upcoming information sessions if you are interested in applying! We will have two information sessions: 

August 24, 2022, at 10:00 am,
Link to register: https://rods-sk-ca.zoom.us/ meeting/register/ tZYpdemqqDwsHtyxPQwSwQ_ 3GHO7Af24rSPQ

August 26, 2022, at 10:00 am,
Link to register: https://rods-sk-ca.zoom.us/ meeting/register/ tZYpcuuprjwpG9BV078Z9N2kdcYVfJ kq6s1e 

Program Requirements: 

Clients must be: 

· Aged 15 to 30 

· Permanent resident, refugee, or a Canadian citizen in Canada for five years or less 

· Assessed at a CLB 5 or higher 

· Unemployed or under-employed with barriers to gaining employment in your field  

Seats are limited, and screening interviews begin on August 29th, 2022.

The outcomes of this program include: 

Exposing clients to their field of interest. 
Giving them professional experience with a local employer. 
Building skills that will be transferrable throughout their careers. 

They also gain many online certifications and employability training during the in-class portion of the program. 

Interested clients can also visit our website for additional details and fill out a contact form here: https://rods.sk.ca/ pages/yess. 

 

Career Mentorship Program - Empowering Through Knowledge and Expert Guidance

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Leading industry professionals will mentor you to: 
 - Develop SMART career goals

 - Learn about the industry
 - Understand the professional requirements in your field
 - Develop a professional network
 - Navigate the recruitment process
 - Identify and develop in-demand competencies
Program Requirements: 
 - Must be eligible to work in Canada
 - Must have and English language skill level of CLB 6 or above
 - Must have a Bachelor's degree outside Canada
 - At least two years of work experience in a profession outside Canada 
 - Doesn't have Canadian experience in their field
 - Must have lived in Canada for five years or less 

Contact your employment counsellor to register for the program

Coffee and Connect program 

When: Every other Tuesday, 5:00- 6:00 PM (starting 28th June 2022) 

Where: Zoom

View the Poster here

A FREE program where Temporary Foreign Workers can discuss a variety of topics with the RODS TFWs team and other foreign workers. TFWs Coffee & Connect program is an online networking platform to connect with other foreign workers, share and learn from experience, and make new friends.

Who can join: Anyone holding a closed or open work permit, including those in the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program (SAWP), and International Mobility Program (IMP) 

Registration: 
- For the zoom link email:    or
- Text:"TFW" to 306-550-9462

-  Click the link: Temporary Foreign Worker program (TFW) « Regina Open Door Society (RODS) 

 For any questions/concerns please contact (306)550-9462.

 

WES (World Education Services) Gateway program 

View Poster about WES Gateway Referral Services offered at RODS Employment Services

WES Gateway program provides credential evaluation for refugees and individuals displaced due to war crises in their home countries who lack verifiable educational, employment, and professional credentials that are important for further education or gaining employment in their respective fields.

An information session can provide clients with more information on:

- how the program can help them,
- how they can connect with the Regina Open Door Society, Employment Services (partner service provider for the WES Gateway Referral initiative) for their credential evaluation, and

- how they can use the report for employment, licensure or education.

The content is relevant for clients looking to have their education assessed. It may also be helpful to those who have received their reports and are unsure how to use them.

For more information phone 306-352-3521 or email: 



IWS - Regina office

International Women of Saskatoon (IWS), with an office in Regina, is committed to providing provincially funded settlement services, namely: general information, settlement action planning and referrals to employment services, language learning supports and other community resources in Regina and the Catchment area to help to enhance individuals equitable access to enhance their professional outcomes. 

We also facilitate Group Learning Circles (GLC), specially designed to bring together individuals to receive theme-based information on life In Saskatchewan, from content expert providers and other community leaders.

 

Career Loans - Information Sessions/Micro Loans

Career Loans is a virtual program that empowers Internationally Trained Individuals (ITI's) in Alberta and Saskatchewan to achieve their career goals, by providing free one-on-one career counselling and micro loans to eligible applicants.

Career Loans is funded by Economic and Social Development Canada (ESDC) and coordinated by Achēv.

Your Career Success in Canada - Career Supports for Professional Newcomers in Alberta and Saskatchewan
Info sessions offered by Achev Career Loans
Learn how you can gain access to FREE, personalized career support to get back into your preferred career without leaving your home!
For Permanent Residents, Canadian Citizens or Convention Refugees currently residing in the Canadian provinces of Alberta or Saskatchewan

View Career Loans information poster here

FREE Career Loans Information Session

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022 | 12 PM CST/MT

Are you a newcomer facing challenges in acquiring your desired career in Canada?
Register now for our Career Loans Information Session and learn how to kick-start your career in Canada! 

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/micro-loans-career-support-for-newcomers-in-alberta-saskatchewan-tickets-379294448907

Get in touch with Cheryl Murray (Saskatchewan Counsellor):   

Career Loans Webinar: "Exploring an Engineering Career as a Newcomer in Canada"
Wednesday, Aug. 10th at 12 PM CST/MT

Careers in engineering are not only lucrative but also in high demand. This webinar is perfect for skilled newcomers who hope to learn more about exploring an Engineering career as a newcomer, and how you can use your international skills to join the Canadian workforce. Learn from Enayat and Delee what it takes as an internationally trained newcomer to Canada, to succeed in a career as an Engineer in Canada.

Registration:  
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/exploring-an-engineering-career-as-a-newcomers-tickets-377272671717

Unable to make the event? Sign up anyway and we'll send you a recording of the webinar afterwards!

Title: Exploring an Engineering Career as a Newcomer in Canada

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 10th; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM MDT (same time in SK, currently)

Guest Speakers: Enayat Aminzadah and  Delee Silvius

Enayat Aminzadah helps Internationally Trained Engineers and Geoscientists navigate the licensing process in Alberta and provides guidance to applicants on articulating work experience in a relevant manner. Enayat’s professional background has revolved around academic credential evaluation, professional regulatory arena, and economic immigration.

Delee Silvius graduated with a B.Sc. in Environmental Systems Engineering in 2007 and has just recently completed an EMBA from the University of Regina. She is a LEED Green Associate and a Project Management Professional. She has been working for APEGS as the Assistant Director of Registration since September 2017. Previous to working with APEGS, Delee began her career in San Diego, California, as an Assistant Engineer for a land development consulting company. Delee returned to Canada in 2009, where she has had experience working in both the private and public sectors.  

Career Loans' Featured Blog Posts: 

Volunteering as a Newcomer in Canada

5 Characteristics of Successful Engineers   

Get Free Career Counselling!

Looking for more career support?

Our experts are waiting to help you with free career and financial counselling services. Register now and our counsellors will reach out and schedule a session with you!

 

Saskatchewan Safety Council: videos and courses  https://ssc.mclms.net/en/ 

Youth and Electricity: A Caregiver’s Guide video 
Developed by Sask. Safety Council and Sask. Power 
A new safety resource that highlights a series of situations that youth or a caregiver may experience when looking after little ones, pertaining to electrical safety. This video resource can benefit anyone who is watching little ones, or other youth as well.
See the video here: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=474402770830301 
 

Online - accessible 24 hours/day - Free program
Ground Disturbance for Saskatchewan Workers program - raising awareness of underground or soil-related hazards for new or young workers.
Offered by Sask. Safety Council
Log in to the course here
Set up a profile to take courses here
See many other courses (both free and requiring payment) here

Career Safety Education:
The first program of its kind in North America, it provides universal access to completely FREE safety training for all youth in Saskatchewan. By working together with generous partners, we are able to deliver the training to any youth between 14 and 21 years of age.

To complete Career Safety Education, four safety courses must be completed.
The 4 compulsory courses are:
1). Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS 2015) - Youth Specific Online
2). Young Worker Readiness Certificate Course
3). Mental Health Wellness Resiliency Training
4). And, depending on your career interest, you choose one of the following industry orientations:
- Agriculture: OATS (Online Agriculture Training System) (Currently unavailable due to technical issues and is being redeveloped)
- Heavy Construction: RSTS (Roadbuilders Safety Training System Online) (Currently unavailable due to technical issues)
- Construction and Trades: SCOT (Safety Construction Orientation Training)
- Healthcare: WAVE (Workplace Assessment and Violence Education)
Other online courses are optional.

Sign up at the bottom of the page: https://www.sasksafety.org/career-safety-education.html 

  

Regina Public Library: 

Resume and Job Coaching Program
(online coaching sessions)
Offered by Regina Public Library
View the Schedule of RPL Programs Here
To Register: Click on the registration link for the date you wish to attend

 

Regina Work Preparation Centre (WorkPrep) 
Recruiting now for the August Program - IM&M+
What is IM&M+?

In Motion & Momentum (IM&M)+ is an evidence-based national research project that supports clients who are at a pre-employability stage in their careers. “In Motion & Momentum+ is a career readiness program that supports you to move in a way that feels good, taps into your full potential, and creates the life you want to live.” 
Using experiential learning practices group participants will be supported to make develop an action plan for their next step that feels right for them.
The program is best suited for people who: 

- Are feeling “stuck”
- Want to make changes in their life
- Want support in making decisions that are right for them
- Enjoy group support and learning
View Poster here
Contact WorkPrep to learn more or request a presentation for your group.  See this program video that participants have put together to share the impact of the program on their lives. The video link is:  https://youtu.be/SlXq64d-Kv0 

Email:    Phone: 306-757-9096

 

Entrepreneurship - SK Startup Institute (formerly Square One)

New Name, New Website: https://skstartup.ca/

General Information:   
Toll Free: 1 (888) 576-4444

 

Startup Steps

August 9 @ 4pm-5pm
This presentation can be attended in-person at the Saskatoon location and virtually.
Register - August 9


August 25 @ 12pm-1pm
This presentation is attended virtually.
Register - August 25

 


Business Plan Basics
August 17 @ 4pm-5:30pm
This presentation is attended virtually.
Register - August 17

One-On-One In-Person Meetings with an Advisor
Meet with a Business Advisor to gain one-on-one guidance on starting and growing your business in Saskatchewan.

Areas of expertise include: General Startup; Business Setup; Business Planning; Market Research
Limited appointments are availableBook your appointment here today!

Ask an Expert
Connect with experts and professionals in Saskatchewan! Our Ask an Expert program lowers the barrier for entrepreneurs by providing access to critical, tailored support, regardless of your business stage or experience level. All appointments are 45 minutes and available by phone or Zoom. Fee: $25 + GST per meeting.
Book an appointment now

 

Webinars to Help Start and Grow Your Business
SK Startup Institute has MANY different webinars, events and resources for businesses and entrepreneurs. 
https://skstartup.ca/events/
 

https://skstartup.ca/video-resources/

Business Planning Information: https://skstartup.ca/how-we-help/business-advising/

How to Start a Business in Saskatchewan 
Are you ready to launch your business? Attend this webinar to find out how to set up a new business in Saskatchewan. on-demand video here

How to Draft a Business Plan (ongoing monthly sessions) 
Need to create a business plan?  Learn about the fundamentals of what you should include and how to make your idea shine. 
 

Check out SK Startup Institute's Calendar of Events here: https://skstartup.ca/events/

 

Economic Development Regina

TheHiveYQR

Regina is a city known for it’s sense of community and entrepreneurial spirit. The increasing support for start-ups combined with its sense of community, makes it the best place to be for any level of entrepreneur to receive advice and for any business expert looking to share their knowledge or give back to Regina’s local community. By leveraging this energy and community, theHiveYQR facilitates connections to help all entrepreneurs succeed. 

You can join the program at any time, at zero cost. Join TheHiveYQR 

This program is powered by Economic Development Regina, FHQ Developments, and WESK.

 

ComIT 

ComIT is a "registered tech-focused charity that provides IT training, free of charge and tailored to the immediate market, for students and early career professionals facing employment barriers." (ref.)

Below is some information on ComIT courses and what they offer, along with links to their website and YouTube channel:

ComIT Website

ComIT YouTube

NEW - FREE Online .Net Course

A new course is being offered online based out of Regina starting on August 22nd. It is a 3-month .Net course and it is entirely free to the students. .Net is a very in-demand tech skill in Regina, according to ComIT's network of companies in Regina!

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Online Coding Course: FREE (cost covered) when you Apply for a Scholarship

3 month, part-time course for those interested in a career in Information Technology (IT) and are experiencing difficulties finding a job. More information here
Click here for more information, FAQ's and to apply for the course
Website: https://comit.org/
APPLY NOW -  A waiting list is kept

 

Saskatchewan Government
Saskatchewan Job Board
- constantly being updated with new positions available 

saskjobs.ca

Economic Recovery Work Experience Project poster

 

 

RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) 

For more information about recruiting, please contact RCMP SK ProActive Recruiting at this email:


 

 

*Submission Details: 

If you would like to share an employment event with the newcomer community, please follow the directions below. All submissions must be provided at least 7 days in advance of the event date. The RRLIP will rely on its community of stakeholders to contribute to this list. 

Directions for Form Submission:

1) Access submission form here

2) Complete form

3) Attach completed form and 

*The RRLIP will use your submission form as provided for promotion of the event and it will not be edited*