Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre

Job Search Workshops and Enhanced Language Training

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Description
COVID19 -- call or visit website for COVID-related changes

Resource Centre
  • employment information and assistance such as job search techniques, apprenticeship information, co-op and volunteering information, information on starting a business, resumes and cover letters
  • one-on-one employment assistance and counselling by appointment
  • access to phones, fax machine, photocopier and scanner, computers with internet, reference materials

Job Search Workshops for Newcomers
  • employment counsellors help newcomer clients to identify steps to reach employment goals and understand specific occupations in Canada
  • learn job search strategies
  • gain knowledge of Canadian work culture, labour market and employer expectations
  • network and contact employers, connect with mentoring programs
TRIEC Mentoring Partnership (Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council) helps immigrant professionals reconnect with their careers -- see separate listing

Participates in LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) in English, see other record

Enhanced Language Training with Bridge-to-Work Placement
  • in-class session to improve skills in occupation-specific language and enhance business communication, as well as learning about workers' rights and employment standards, job search techniques, networking and interview skills and resumes,
  • work placement to gain field-related experience
  • free childminding during class and placement and bus fare subsidy for eligible participants
Food Handler Training and Certification
  • for newcomers and other job seekers
  • learn about safe food handling practices and prepare for certification exam
  • assistance with job search tools and techniques, and support with co-op or job placement
  • free childminding and bus fare for eligible participants
Home Child Care Certificate Program
  • for permanent residents and Convention refugees
  • training to open home child care
Eligibility
Services focused on newcomers to Canada who are permanent residents, Convention refugees, or live-in-caregivers
Application Process
Call for information
Employment
905-206-0755 ext 221
English Classes
905-629-1873
Web Site
Visit Website
Email
employment@dixiebloor.ca
Mailing Address
3415 Dixie Rd
Suite 402
Mississauga, ON, L4Y 2B1
Canada
Languages
Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian, Cantonese, Croatian, Dari, English, Farsi, Hindi, Hungarian, Mandarin, Pashto, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Tigrinya, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese
Fees
None
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Accessibility
Partially Accessible
Legal Status
Nonprofit - Unincorporated
Topic(s)
Agency Information
View Agency Profile
Copyright
Findhelp Information Services
Last Updated On
October 20, 2022
Address
3415 Dixie Rd, Suite 402
Mississauga, ON, L4Y 2B1
Cross street: Dixie Rd and Bloor St; Highpoint Mall
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Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Tue
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Wed
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Thu
8:30 am to 7:00 pm
Fri
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm, open Thu until 7 pm; program hours vary, some programs offered evenings and weekends
Service Area(s)
Mississauga