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 in Order by Date, So New Posts May Not Be At the Top. 

 

Tuesdays
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

 

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

 

Jan 4 - Jan 31, 2022  
Employment Readiness Workshops 
(daytime and evening sessions)
Offered by Regina Open Door Society
View Event Poster Here
To Register call: 306-352-3521 or email:     
The Employment Readiness Workshops Registration form:https://rods.sk.ca/employment-workshops-application-form 

 

January 2022
English for Employment Workshop - Hospitality Housekeeping
Offered by Regina Open Door Society
This is a four-week in-class program followed by 16-week paid work-placement.  Participants will develop industry-specific English skills, learn about the Saskatchewan work environment, and connect to the labour market with real-life learning opportunities in Regina hotels.  

View Poster Here
Ages 18 and above
Newcomers to Canada within the last 5 years
Assessed at CLB Level 4 and above
Legally authorized to work in Saskatchewan
Must have full COVID-19 vaccination

Register for one of the ONLINE Information Sessions and apply to the program
Jan 11th, Tuesday at 10:00 am
https://rods-sk-ca.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_bNpVNUcyR6WfkauK1tAxzQ     
or

Jan 13, Thursday at 2:00 pm
https://rods-sk-ca.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AVKxDv5-S_GjKjqlwIyX_Q 

 

 

Jan 14, 2022  (1:30 pm - 4:00 pm)
Offered by CFS
Resume Building Skills Workshop 

Includes topics: building personal data record; understanding resume format; strategies to customize your resume; making an ATS friendly resume; best practices for resume writing
15 yrs of age or older
Online by Zoom
Must have PR or Refugee Status
View poster here

For registrations or any further information, kindly contact  or call 306-525-0521.

 

Information Sessions for the Career Bridging Program session (begins on March 7th, 2022)
January 20th at 3:30 PM (Session 1) 
February 3rd at 3:300 PM (Session 2)
Offered by Regina Open Door Society
This employment program (Career Bridging) includes 4 weeks of classroom training, followed by an 8-week volunteer work placement.   

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
 - Must be a Permanent Resident, have a valid work permit (open work permit), or a new Canadian Citizen
 - Legally authorized to work in Saskatchewan
View poster here
Register:
Info session on Jan 20 at 3:30 pm 

Info session on Feb 3 at 3:30 pm

 

Jan 20, 2022  (12:00 pm - 12:45 pm and 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm ) 
Your Career Success in Canada
Info session offered by 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

Sessions held weekly at the same times:
Jan 27
February 3, 10, 17,  24
March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
April 7

Register here:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/243815006247



Jan 21, 2022  (1:30 pm - 4:00 pm)
Offered by CFS
Job Search and Cover Letter Workshop 
Includes topics: knowing effective job search stragegies;developing cover letters that appeal to Canadian employers; how to apply for jobs in response to job postings; job searching ith social media - LinkedIn
15 yrs of age or older
Online by Zoom
Must have PR or Refugee Status
View poster here

For registrations or any further information, kindly contact  or call 306-525-0521.

 

 

Jan 28, 2022  (1:30 pm - 4:00 pm)
Offered by CFS
Interview Skills for Success
Includes topics: purpose of an interview, handling difficult situations, types of interviews, effective interview techniques, elevator pitch and STAR technique
15 yrs of age or older
Online by Zoom
Must have PR or Refugee Status
View poster here

For registrations or any further information, kindly contact  or call 306-525-0521.

 

Jan 31 – Mar 2, 4pm-5pm (every Monday and Wednesday)
Metamorphosis for Youth - meant to get youth Job-Ready. 
9 Essential Skills Development Series (Metamorphosis)
Covering: what Canadian employers are looking for, what are the 9 Essential Skills needed to succeed today, Identify Strengths, work on weaknesses; handling difficult situations and adapting to changes quickly; handling different types of people and being confident; communication Skills, using technology to get a job, setting SMART goals for employment success, become finance savvy by knowing about your spending and saving habits)Job Search skills, Job Interview Skills, Computer Use, Reading Skills, Numeracy Skills, and Working with Others)
Offered by CFS
View poster here
Open to Youth 15 - 24 years
Permanent Residents (PR's) and Refugees
Register with:  or call 306-525-0521


Friday, February 4th (11 am to 2 pm)
Free Online Career Fair
Offered by CECS, in partnership with CFS Regina

View poster here
Featuring employers and local businesses currently looking to fill full time/part time/seasonal positions with individuals of relevant work experience.
Open only to those eligible to work in Canada. Your application will be validated and if you are eligible to participate. You will be sent access to the Virtual Job Fair by February 3, 2022.

Register here
If you have any questions, contact Kavan:    or Papi:   who will be happy to answer your questions.

 

 


January/February Webinars to Help Start and Grow Your Business
Offered by Square One 

How to Start a Business in Saskatchewan (ongoing monthly sessions) 
Are you ready to launch your business? Attend this webinar to find out how to set up a new business in Saskatchewan.    4:00pm - 5:00 pm  - January 27   Register here today!
12:00am - 1:00 pm  - February 8    
4:00pm - 5:00 pm - March 24  

View the on-demand video with the same information 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. 
11:30 am - 1:00 pm  -  Jan 19, 2022    Register here today!
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - Feb 16 
11:30 am - 1:00 pm - Mar 16    

 

Online Coding Course - Starting in January: FREE (cost covered) when you Apply for a Scholarship
Offered by ComIT (a registered charity)
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 - Course starting in January, but a waiting list is kept for future



 

 

*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*