Georgian College

Site: Barrie - 48 Collier St

Service: Job Finding Club for Immigrants

Record #: BAR1042
Last Modified: 22 May 2024
Last Full Update: 30 May 2023


Description (Service) Job Finding Club for Immigrants (JFCI) connects job seekers with people, support, and information needed to move into the Canadian workplace, participants will receive:
  • employment related workshops
  • job search assistance
  • professional networking experience
  • assistance to connect with a Mentor in their sector
  • one professional networking session that is organized during week 5 in the evening
  • Participants should have child care in place (do not provide on-site care) and appropriate work clothing to meet with employers
  • may be able to provide assistance with transportation costs, please inquire if needed

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Intakes are ongoing, please contact us directly
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility The following clients are eligible for the JFCI:
  • Permanent Residents of Canada
  • CUAET (Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel)
  • Protected Persons as defined in Section 95 of the IRPA
  • Individuals who have been selected, in Canada or overseas, to become permanent residents (pending verifications) and who have been informed of their selection, by a letter from IRCC
  • Convention refugees and protected persons overseas who have been selected for resettlement in Canada by IRCC
  • Live-in Caregiver in Canada: caregivers with a work permit under the LCP are eligible for settlement services (no language training)
  • formal referrals from Ontario Works (OW) using the community referral form are accepted, indicate that it is for the JFCI
  • anyone can contact club for an initial assessment, even if uncertain about eligibility, language capacity or other needs for the program
Application Call or email for initial assessment
Languages English; Other - Participants require a Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) level 5 or equivalent. If they have not been formally assessed, but appear to you to have satisfactory language skills, please refer the client
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
48 Collier St
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 1G8
Intersection Owen St and Collier St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-722-1505
Fax 705-722-1533
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Primary Contact Melissa Fletcher, Newcomer Employment Services Coordinator; Phone: 249-388-2141
Alternate Contact Mariia Lisovska, Newcomer Employment Services Consultant; Phone: 249-388-2151

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