Georgian College

Site: Barrie - 48 Collier St

Service: Career and Employment Community Services - Job Finding Club for Immigrants

Description (Service) COVID-19 Response 
* Services are being delivered remotely at this time 
Regular 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
Public Comments COVID-19 Response 
* Services are being delivered remotely at this time
Hours COVID-19 Response 
* Services are being delivered remotely at this time 
Regular Hours 
Mon-Fri 9:30 am-3:30 pm
Dates Intakes are ongoing, please contact us directly
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility The following clients are eligible for the JFCI: 
* Permanent Residents of Canada 
* 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 ; 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 L4M 1G8
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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 Maureen Arbour, Newcomer Employment Services Coordinator; Phone: 705-728-1968 ext 4110; Email:

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