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. 

 

 

  

Events Offered by CECS (Conseil Economique et Cooperatif de la Saskatchewan)

Job Fair - Sept. 16th

CÉCS, in partnership with CFS Regina, are organizing a free career fair.

When: Friday, September 16th from 10:30 am – 2:30 pm 

Where: Royal Hotel Regina, 4025 Albert St. 

We are seeking to fill full time, part time, and seasonal positions with individuals with relevant work experience to the employers participating in this career fair. Our goal is to provide a career fair to help newcomers and the community during this tough time.

If you are an employer interested in participating in the career fair, you can register at no cost here: https://cecs-sk.ca/en/regina-job-fair 

If you have any questions, kindly get back to us at  or  and we will be happy to answer your questions.

CÉCS website: EnglishFrench

CFS website

 

 

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

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

Childminding Program for Women - View Poster
In-class training: September 12 - September 22, 2022 (Monday - Thursday)
Volunteer Placement: September 26 - September 29 
Time: 10 am - 2 pm
Location: 160 McIntosh Street (In-Person)

Canadian Workplace Culture Essentials - View Poster
Date: September 12, 2022
Time: 10 am - 12 pm
Location: Online/Zoom

Computer Skills Workshop - View Poster
Date: September 13 - September 22 (Every Tuesday & Thursday)
Time: 2 pm - 4 pm
Location: 160 McIntosh Street (In-Person)

Employment Readiness Workshops - View Poster 

Job Search, Resume, and Cover Letter Skills Workshop
Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022
Time: 10 am - 2 pm 
Location: 160 McIntosh Street (In-Person)

Interview Skills for Success Workshop
 

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022
Time: 10 am - 12 pm
Location: 160 McIntosh Street (In-Person)

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.

View CFS' Oct-Dec Training Calendar here

To register or for more information, please contact   or call 306-525-0521.

 

 

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

Employment Readiness Workshops
(many daytime and evening sessions)

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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.

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:   

Enhanced Career Bridging Program - Information Sessions

RODS' next Enhanced Career Bridging Program session will begin on October 10th, 2022. This employment program includes four weeks of classroom training followed by an 8-week volunteer work placement.
Classes take place Monday - Friday from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm.

Interested participants must register for one of the following two (2) information sessions: 

Session 1: Sept. 2nd at 10:00 am - to register, click here

Session 2: Sept. 7th at 2:00 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)
  • Legally authorized to work in Saskatchewan

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.

 

Talent Pool Job Fair

Talent Pool is hosting an online job fair for refugees, on Wednesday, September 14th 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.

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)
.

 

Webinar: Understand the SK WCB and Workplace Rights for TFWs

This FREE webinar will talk about what to do if you’re injured at work and how to file a claim as a foreign worker/work permit holder in Saskatchewan. 

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Time: Thursday, 15th September 3:00-4:00 pm

Topic: “Understand the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) and Workplace Rights for the Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWs)”

Where: Online and registration required - email 

Guest Speaker: Peter Koutsoulis, BBA - Account Manager, Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB)

Topics include:

·        WCB overview
·        Which employers must register with the WCB
·        Employer responsibilities
·        WCB responsibilities and services
·        Workers’ rights
·        What is a work injury
·        What to do if injured at work
·        How to report an injury
·        Benefits for injured workers

The RODS TFWs team is also planning to organize more information sessions/webinars relevant to the work permit holder or temporary foreign workers. If there is a topic you would like to see in our future information sessions, please let us know. For more information, please phone 306-550-9462.

 

RBC Networking event for newcomers with a background in finance!

Event Description:
Join us on September 15th at The REAL Exhibition Centre (Queensbury Banner Hall) for our in-person event.  The event will include a presentation from RBC about hiring practices, as well as the work environment at RBC.  Following the presentation there will be a networking event with guests from several financial institutions, insurance and accounting in attendance.  This event is a great opportunity to build your professional network and learn how to connect with employers in Regina.

Date and Time:
September 15, 2022 from 10:00-12:00 PM

Location:
REAL (Meeting Room 4 - Queensbury Banner Hall) 1700 Elphinstone St, Regina, SK

Event Registration:
Interested clients with a background in the financial sector can register for the event here. Clients must register to attend this event.

Integrating Newcomers with Volunteer Opportunities to add Leadership Value through Education (INVOLVE) 

RODS’s Welcoming Community for Newcomers’ (WCN) Volunteer Program is organizing and coordinating the INVOLVE program starting September 17, 2022. 

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This program helps newcomers understand the culture, role and history of volunteerism in Saskatchewan and Canada. It explains how non-profit organizations are structured and how they generally operate. It gives them a platform to identify their skills, attributes, and interests to find opportunities to contribute successfully. 

It is a 6-week online program open to refugees and permanent residents with Canadian Language Benchmark: CLB 5 or higher.  

When: Saturday Sep 17, until Saturday Oct 22, 2022. 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Where: Online Through Zoom   

Registration Link: https://rods.sk.ca/services/involve/        

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.

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View Fact Sheet

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. 

Participants 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.

 

CPA Webinar for Finance and Business Professionals

Join us on August 31st at 12:00 PM (noon) online for a presentation hosted by the CPA on how to become a member with the CPA and start your professional career in Canada.

Why become a CPA?
DEMAND.  COMPENSATION.  GROWTH.

With a CPA designation you will be in demand in your field, start with a competitive salary and provide you with critical knowledge, analytical and decision making skills along with an ethical mindset that can make you an effective senior executive.

To join our webinar on Aug. 31st at 12:00 noon, click on the link: Zoom Link

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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: 



Courses/Events Offered by 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. 

 

Info Session: Get Your Academic Credentials Evaluated in 3 Easy Steps!

IWS is happy to invite you to our "International Academic Credential Evaluation Information Session," which will take place on Monday, September 12, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. on Zoom.

Our organization is hosting this information session to help people who want to learn more about having their international credentials examined by an expert. Furthermore, a representative from World Education Services (WES) will present on a variety of educational services related issues and answer your credential evaluation-related questions.

We welcome you to attend this seminar in order to make the best admissions decisions for your career.

View promotional flyer Please share with your family members and friends.

We look forward to connecting and discussing with you at our upcoming session.

To Register: 
Please fill out the Google Form (by clicking the link below) and copy the Zoom link to register for the session.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfdQriomc8jC69B2J7zRhl6RGYzT___KMYQW3rcChitmudxow/viewform?usp=sf_link

 

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. 

For more information on IWS' Group Learning Circles and other services, please contact:
IWS' Regina office by phone at 306-525-3268  or 

phone the Provincial Settlement Services Manager at 306-525-3286 or
by email:   

 

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.

FREE Information Session - August 31st
Are you a newcomer facing challenges in acquiring your desired career in Canada? Don't miss this short FREE session where counsellor Cheryl Murray explains how Career Loans microloans and career counselling can help you return to your career of choice!

Register now for our Career Loans Information Session and learn how to kick-start your career in Canada!
WHEN: Wednesday, August 31st at 12 - 12.30 pm MDT

REGISTER NOW!

Upcoming Webinar - Friday, September 9, 12 pm MDT
Licensures for Internationally Trained Dentists in Canada

Are you interested in joining the challenging field of dentistry? Don't miss this important FREE webinar!

WHEN: September 9th at 12 PM MDT

Learn everything you need to know about Licensures for Internationally Trained Dentists and how you can join the Canadian workforce.

Dr. Raed Al-Ani, The Founder and head instructor at Golden Target, will be the guest speaker at this webinar.

Dr. Raed Al-Ani immigrated to Canada as an international dentist. Having successfully completed the complicated process of dental equivalency in Canada, Dr. Raed founded Golden Target Training in order to simplify the process for other international dentists. 

Golden Target Training has guided and mentored hundreds of international dentists over the years to become fully licensed and successful dentists in Canada. They offer courses that have been carefully developed and updated over the years to give their students the highest chances of success. 

Join us for this webinar to learn more about the dental equivalency process for international dentists, and let us help you start this new journey!

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

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

Get in touch with Cheryl Murray (Saskatchewan Counsellor):   

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 hereContact 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

 

 

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 Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan (WESK).

 

SK Startup Institute (formerly Square One)

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

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

Meet our new Advisor! 

Adrea Propp | Regina, SK
Adrea joined SK Startup Institute in Summer 2022. After graduating from the University of Regina as a student-athlete of the Cougar track and field program, she was recruited and moved to Victoria, BC to pursue her athletics career at the Athletics Canada National Training Centre.

After a move back to Regina, Adrea worked with the Regina Farmers' Market. In her time there she developed their marketing strategy and implemented a new online store. As a Specialist, Entrepreneurship with SK Startup Institute, Adrea loves to connect with local entrepreneurs and help bring their vision to action! She is particularly skilled at communications - especially writing, problem solving, marketing and website design.

You will find Adrea at Path Cowork in Regina. She is taking in-person appointments in Regina, and is available via Zoom, phone and email for entrepreneurs throughout Saskatchewan.

Book an appointment with Adrea

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.

Speak with an expert in any of the following areas:

  • Accounting & Bookkeeping
  • Business Planning
  • Business Strategy
  • Legal
  • Marketing
  • Commercial Realty

All appointments are 45 minutes and available by phone or Zoom. Fee: $25 + GST per meeting

 

Learn more
 

September + October Presentations 

Startup Steps:

September 29 @ 4pm-5pm
In-person in Saskatoon and virtually.

October 17 @ 12pm-1pm
In-person in Saskatoon and virtually.

October 27 @ 4pm-5pm
In-person in Regina.

Business Plan Basics

September 21 @ 11:30am-1:00pm
Virtually.

October 18 @ 4:00pm-5:30pm
Virtually.


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

P.S. We are working on some new offerings to make it easier for you to access advice from our knowledgeable team. Stay tuned for more info and new events coming this Fall!

 

 

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 saskjobs.ca
constantly being updated with new positions available 

 

Economic Recovery Work Experience Project 
The Economic Recovery Work Experience Initiative is a pandemic recovery project targeted to employers and job seekers affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19. The initiative will fund paid work experiences for participants in the following priority sectors: Accommodation and Food services, Agriculture, Retail Services, Health, IT and Childcare.
For more information, see website

 


National Job Bank

https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/home

For Ukrainian job seekers: https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/findajob/resources/jobsforukraine 

 

 

RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) 

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


 

National Newcomer Navigation Network (N4) 

Free Webinar - September 22

 

"Removing Barriers to Employment for Internationally Educated Healthcare Professionals (IEHPs)"

 

1 PM EST (11 AM in Saskatchewan) · English · 1 hour · Free

 

Speaker:

 

Dr. Zubin Austin
Professor, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy,
University of Toronto

 

 

This webinar, presented by Dr. Zubin Austin of the University of Toronto, will provide a historical context from an Ontario perspective of the work that has occurred to assist in Internationally Trained Medical Graduates (IMG) and Internationally Educated Nurses (IEN) integration as well as the barriers experienced by IEHPs.

Register now!

 

 

 

 

*RRLIP Employment Events Page - 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*