NEWS AND EVENTS
JobStart News and Events 2020
May 29, 2020
Take a Self-Care moment by joining us on a free online workshop on June 12 @ 11 AM to calm your mind and revive your energy. Please register at or contact Sonam @ firstname.lastname@example.org”
May 28, 2020
Newcomer or refugee who self-identifies as a woman? Take some time for yourself. Join @Jobstart Settlement Counsellors for free online space to Chat, Connect, Recharge! Wednesday, May 27 11Am to 12Pm. Register with email@example.com. #refugee #newcomers #settlementsupport #GTA
May 20, 2020
Join us on a free online workshop on June 12 @ 11 AM to gain hands-on practice in Self-Care techniques to calm your mind and revive your energy. Please register at or contact Sonam @ firstname.lastname@example.org
May 19, 2020
Join @JobStart's Settlement Team for Chat, Connect, Recharge! May 20, 2020 from 11am to 12pm. Open to everyone! To register email H.email@example.com. #newcomers #refugees #settlementsupport #GTA
May 14, 2020
Frauds and Scams are now more rampant than ever! Learn how to protect yourself from scammers by attending our free online workshop on Prevent Fraud and Scams on Monday June 1 @ 6 PM. Do not forget to register @ or contact Sonam at
May 13, 2020
Can't leave your house, but want to take a break? The @Jobstart Settlement Team loves the app Listen & Drive Virtually drive around the major cities of the world! #relax #mentalhealth #SettlementTeam #newcomers #refugees #settlementsupport
May 12, 2020
@Jobstart Settlement Counsellors will be hosting a live Chat, Connect, Recharge! May 13th from 11am to 12pm. Session open to any newcomer, or refugee who self-identifies as a woman. Theme: Sharing Effective Calm Breathing Techniques. Register:
May 06, 2020
Learn your worker's safety rights during Covid-19. Free webinar tomorrow, May 7 from 10:30am to 12:30pm. Guest speaker Genevieve D'lorio, Community Legal Worker from Workers' Health & Safety Legal Clinic will guest host. To register:
May 05, 2020
Join our webinar to meet and chat with Alfred Junco, CEO & Co-Founder at Chango.ca, a popular software app on Financial Literacy. During this webinar, you will learn more about:
April 30, 2020
Youth Job Connection (YJC) Program seeking new clients. CONTINOUS CLIENT INTAKE FOR VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS. FOR MORE INFORMATION or TO REGISTER CONTACT: Mercy Prempeh: 416-231-2295 ext.5723;
April 30, 2020
Did you know tomorrow is International Astronomy Day? Celebrate by joining the Ontario Sciene Centre on Friday, May 1 at 2 p.m. for Facebook Live with real Astronomers. We, the Settlement Team at @JobStart are excited to bring the galaxy into our homes! #SettlementTeam #newcomers #refugees #ScienceAtHome #InternationalAstronomyDay #https://www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/LearningResources/
April 28, 2020
Learn how to overrule your fear of Covid-19 by practicing hands-on Mindfulness techniques by joining JobStart's online Zoom Session on Thursday, May 14, 2020 from 11 AM – 12:30 PM with Lisa Bynoe-Stevens, Solution Focused Therapist @ Bayridge Counselling Centers. Please register at https://mindfulnesstooverrulecovid19.eventbrite.ca
April 27, 2020
The JobStart Settlement Team we are constantly checking in with each other to ensure our mental health is okay so we can be there for our newcomer clients. Check out '30 Natural Ways to Reduce Anxiety" for those days that seem harder, heavier. #newcomers #refugees #SettlementTeam #mentalhealth
April 23, 2020
With everything moving online, finding accurate information in a timely manner can be difficult. @JobStart Settlement Team is here to support newcomers and refugees navigate websites, provide advice and support during Covid-19. A useful site we recommend is 211Toronto To speak with a @JobStart Settlement Counsellor, phone 416-231- 2295 x 6251.
April 20, 2020
Check out Talk Tuesday’s!
A great and much needed support during COVID-19 from JobStart ‘s Employment Accessibility (EAS) Program. A safe place to talk, discuss and share.
Join JobStart’s online support group. Talk Tuesday will take place every Tuesday starting April 21, 2020 from 1pm - 2pm
April 20, 2020
Are Covid-19 isolation measures causing panic, anxiety, sadness, uncertainty? There is help, The @JobStart Settlement Team recommends Wellness Together Canada - Check out https://ca.portal.gs/ for Free online resources & connections to qualified mental health professionals. #SettlementTeam #newcomers #refugees #mentalhealth #support
April 17, 2020
JobStart's Capability Program continues to connect Persons with Disabilities to employment opportunities remotely. Registration for the next session starting May 4 is now open. Please connect with Courtney for more information.
#JobStart #WhereFuturesBegin #PWD #disability #employment
April 16, 2020
If you are feeling overwhelmed, anxious and stressed due to Covid-19, you are not alone. JobStart is here to support you. Join us for this free online workshop on Taking Care of Your Mental Health Amid Covid-19 Crisis facilitated by Shagun Sharma, Crisis Counsellor @ Polycultural Immigrant & Community Services. Do not forget to register at https://takingcareofmentalhealthcovid19.eventbrite.ca or contact Sonam Wangmo at firstname.lastname@example.org / 416 253 2729 ext. 6246
April 16, 2020
Even during isolation, there are ways to give back and help those most vulnerable. Visit https://info.volunteertoronto.ca/covid19 to learn how or call @JobStart's Settlement Team for assistance, 416 - 231-2295 x 6251 #SettlementTeam #refugee #newcomer #settlementsupport #volunteer #covid-19 #support
April 14, 2020
Now more than ever, if you are wondering about how to start an online business, JobStart is here to support you. In partnership with Shopify, we are pleased to announce an online workshop on April 29 (1-3 PM) to acquaint people with the basics of starting an e-commerce. To register go to: https://howtostartanonlinebusiness.eventbrite.ca
March 12, 2020
Learn how to protect yourself from fraud and scams by attending our free workshop on Be Safe from Fraud and Scams on March 30, 2020 from 2 to 4 PM at # 201 – 219 Dufferin Street, Toronto, Ontario M6K 3J1.
March 11, 2020
Looking to hire an Investment Analyst? Thanks to @Manulife Empowering Women to Employment project, all our graduates are highly skilled, and job ready. #hirenewcomers #jobsupport #newcomerwomen @JobStart #jobready #hirewomen
March 10, 2020
JobStart’s Newcomer Community Integration Program celebrated International Women’s Day by taking care of ourselves; we exhaled our negativities and inhaled all the love and positivity around. Thanks to Demet Ergin Boran and Ece Aksungur for the amazing session in Transformational Breathing! We loved it!
March 02, 2020
Looking to hire a Real Estate Underwriter? Thanks to @Manulife Empowering Women to Employment project, all our graduates are highly skilled, and job ready. #hirenewcomers #jobsupport #newcomerwomen #employers #women #empower @JobStart
February 25, 2020
Celebrate International Women’s Day at JobStart and unravel the miracles of your breathe; experience the joy of connecting with your inner-self. Join us for lunch and a free workshop with Transformational Breath® experts. March 6, 2020 from 11 AM to 1 PM.
February 24, 2020
Looking to hire an HR Generalist? Thanks to @Manulife Empowering Women to Employment project, all our graduates are highly skilled, and job ready. #hirenewcomers #jobsupport #newcomerwomen @JobStart
February 24, 2020
Employers! Hire newcomer women: Graduates of @Manulife Empowering Women to Employment project @JobStart have the skills you are looking for! #hirenewcomers #jobsupport, #newcomerwoman
February 14, 2020
Learn how to protect yourself from fraud and scams by attending our free workshop on Be Safe from Fraud and Scams on March 9th 2020 from 1 to 3 PM at # 201 – 219 Dufferin Street, Toronto, Ontario M6K 3J1.
February 10, 2020
Congratulations to all Cohort 6 graduates from the Manulife Empowering Women to Employment project. An incrediable group of professional newcomer women - wishing you the best as you move into great careers in Canada. @Manulife #newcomerwomen #careers #jobsearch #empowerment #jobsupport
January 31, 2020
Want to know more about how to build a successful career in Toronto’s ever growing hospitality sector?
Please join us for a free workshop on ‘Building Your Career in Hospitality Sector of Toronto’ facilitated by Vanessa Wong, Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator, Hospitality Workers Training Center on Thursday, February 13 2020, from 1:30 to 3:30 at 41 Chauncey Ave, Toronto ON M8Z 2Z2.