NEWS AND EVENTS

JobStart News and Events 2020

Oct 13, 2020

JOBSTART VIRTUAL JOB FAIR! | THE EMPIRE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

HIRING FOR:

General Laborers!

 ($ 21 - $28 per hour )

on Friday, October 16th, 2020

from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

Please E-mail your resume to: Claudia  c.lio@jobstart.org

(You must be a Permeant Resident, Convention Refugee, or Canadian Citizen.   No international students.) Click here to register

Oct 1, 2020

JobStart is happy to partner up with Ontario Securities Commission on October 20th @ 10 AM to host a webinar on protecting your money from fraudsters and scammers. Please register through Eventbrite:  Click here to register

 

Oct 1, 2020

Toastmasters - An Intro to Public Speaking Do you want to: Improve your presentation skills? Speak with confidence? Prepare an impromptu speech? All while learning in a supportive group setting? Join us on October 8th @ 12:30 pm Click here to register
 

Sep 21, 2020

Join us on JobStart's "Enhancing Economic Opportunities for Older Adults (50-70 Years of Age)" Program.

• Meet new people to communicate and share ideas with for business and social
• Develop new skills for employment and volunteer leadership using online tools
• Knowledge experts and guest speakers provide information and resources to help older job seekers succeed

For more information or to register, please contact: Trudy | 416-231-2295 x 5739 | t.vojvodic@jobstart.org To register ONLINE
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Sep 11, 2020

Signs you might need a Digital Detox: 

  • You feel anxious or stressed out if you can't find your phone

  • You feel compelled to check your phone every few minutes

  • You feel depressed, anxious, or angry after spending time on social media

  • You are preoccupied with the like, comment, or reshare counts on your social posts

  • You are afraid that you will miss something if you don't keep checking your device

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Sep 10, 2020
JobStart's Virtual Job Fair offers you the opportunity to connect with our Job Developer – Girish Tina , representing employers within Toronto & GTA.
Join us on September 17th,2020 at 10:00 am and get access to our webinar, live chat rooms, networking opportunity and explore exciting career opportunities !
Click here to register

 

Sept 9, 2020

Join us to learn about the best way to communicate when working in a multi-cultural setting; understand more about verbal and non-verbal communication including what we say vs what we mean!​ Sept 11th,  10am – 12pm. Eligibility: PR, Convention Refugee, Live-in Caregiver. To register email S.Silva@jobstart.org  Click here to register

Sept 9, 2020
I​s your job search tiring you out? Are you sending out endless resumes without any interview opportunities?  At  JobStart's Mentoring Pathways to Employment program we teach you the tools to unlock your career potential. Learn more by joining our free Information session today:

Click here to register
 

Sept 2, 2020

​​Join us to learn about the best way to communicate when working in a multi-cultural setting; understand more about verbal and non-verbal communication including what we say vs what we mean!​Sept 11th,  10am – 12pm. Eligibility: PR, Convention Refugee, Live-in Caregiver. To register email S.Silva@jobstart.org Click here to register

Sept 2, 2020

​Learn about what employers expect in an interview, during probation, and the values and qualities an employer recognizes and rewards. Learn about teamwork and keeping your job long term. Sept 10th, 10am – 12pm. Eligibility: PR, Convention Refugee, Live-in Caregiver. To register email S.Silva@jobstart.org Click here to register

Sept 2, 2020

Learn about soft skills and why they are so important in the workplace.  We will share the most in-demand soft skills and the ones a newcomer needs to focus on to keep their job and get ahead. Sept 9th, 10am – 12pm. Eligibility: PR, Convention Refugee, Live-in Caregiver. To register email S.Silva@jobstart.org Click here to register
 

Sept 2, 2020

Join us to learn about Canada's diverse workplace culture and how to fit in.  We will cover how to present yourself, written vs unwritten rules, working with your manager and co-workers, decision making, and teamwork. September 8th, 10am – 12pm​. Eligibility: PR, Convention Refugee, Live-in Caregiver. To register email S.Silva@jobstart.org Click here to register
 

Sept 1, 2020

Sending out resumes but not getting any interviews? Newcomers, @JobStart's Mentoring Pathways to Employment program can unlock your career potential. 

 Information Session - This Wednesday, August 31st at 1PM https://mentoringpathwaystoemployment.eventbrite.ca

Sept 1, 2020

The Capability Program is happy to announce that we will be back in-person soon! Mini-groups will be run monthly to allow for proper physical distancing. If you are a person with a disability and looking for work please contact Courtney at c.boudreau@jobstart.org or 416-231-2295 ext 4279. #wherefuturesbegin #PWD #lookingforwork Click here to register
 

Aug 28, 2020

Learn about affordable loans/funds for newcomers to start a business or pay for career-related expenses @ our workshop on September 10. Please register through: https://microfundsfornewcomers.eventbrite.ca or contact Sonam  at s.wangmo@jobstart.org    Click here to register

Aug 28, 2020

Are you a Permanent Resident, Convention Refugee or Live in Caregiver? @JobStart's Mentoring Pathways to Employment can unlock your career potential.  Information Session  Wednesday, August 26th, 1Pm. #mentoring #workshops #settlement #employment #GTA #MPA #JobStart    Click here to register
 

Aug 14, 2020

Are you a newcomer living in the GTA and looking for work? Discover how JobStart's Mentoring Pathways to Employment program unlocks your career potential. Click here to register

Aug 14, 2020

Newcomers! Want to learn employer expectations in the career of your choice? Join JobStart’s Mentoring Pathways to Employment program. Click here to register

Aug 12, 2020

Increase your employability skills and job retention techniques by learning about and being prepared to respond efficiently to any barriers that you could face in a multicultural work environment!  

Employer Engagement for Immigrant Integration is a brand new program designed specifically for Internationally Trained Professionals. Join us for a series of workshops and quickly learn the importance of soft skills and intercultural communication for your first job in Canada. Next Information Session Tue, Aug 18, @10am: Info-Session - Employer Engagement for Immigrant Integration (EEII) ​Click here to register

Aug 11, 2020

Are you a newcomer living in the GTA and looking for work? Discover how JobStart's Mentoring Pathways to Employment program can unlock your career potential. Click here to register

Aug 10, 2020

Newcomers! Want to learn employer expectations in the career of your choice? Join JobStart’s Mentoring Pathways to Employment program. Read more

Aug 10, 2020

Are you an internationally trained professional? Network yourself to your dream job by enrolling in JobStart's Mentoring Pathways to Employment program. Click here to register
 

Aug 7, 2020

Increase your employability skills and job retention techniques by learning about and being prepared to respond efficiently to any barriers that you could face in a multicultural work environment!  

Employer Engagement for Immigrant Integration is a brand new program designed specifically for Internationally Trained Professionals. Join us for a series of workshops and quickly learn the importance of soft skills and intercultural communication for your first job in Canada.

Next Information Session is: Monday, August 10, 2020 @ 2pm, please register through Eventbrite.  
Click here to register
 

Aug 5, 2020

Are you a skilled newcomer, looking for work in the GTA? Discover how @JobStart's Mentoring Pathways to Employment program can unlock your career potential.  Connect with Holly Best - h.best@jobstart.org for more details.


Jul 31, 2020

​Are you a newcomer to Canada looking to connect and network with employers? Join us to learn more about the new Employer Engagement for Immigrant Integration Project @JobStart. Discover how our workshops on Workplace Culture and Cross-Cultural Communication can help you succeed at your first job in Canada.  Paired with opportunities to network with employers and referrals to employment programs, we link new immigrants and employers for joint success!  Information Sessions are: Wednesday August 5th at 10:00 am and Monday August 10th at 2:00 pm. #newcomers #employerengagement #employment​​​ Click here to register
 

Jul 20, 2020

​Join us on August 6 @ 11 AM to learn from financial experts on how to effectively manage your finances during a pandemic.  Cick here to register Or contact Sonam at s.wangmo@jobstart.org​
 

Jun 26, 2020

​Learn about Foreign Credential Recognition loan for internationally trained professionals @ JobStart's webinar on July 9 from 11 AM - 12:30 PM. Click here to register online 
Or contact s.wangmo@jobstart.org

 

Jun 25, 2020

​JobStart & Rogers is hosting a Virtual Job Fair on Wednesday July 15th - Positions available: Customer Service Representatives.
 

Jun 22, 2020

​Do you believe in engaging and empowering newcomer women? Are you passionate about guiding them on their settlement journey? Become a Settlement Mentor with the Newcomer Community Integration Program. email to s.wangmo@jobstart.org for information. 

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Jun 18, 2020

JobStart presents a Virtual Toastmasters Workshop on July 2nd
✓ Learn & improve your presentation skills
✓ Speak with confidence - prepared or impromptu speech
✓ Supportive group setting & receive constructive feedback
RSVP at https://toastmasterssession.eventbrite.ca

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Jun 12, 2020

Nervous about interviewing online? Join @JobStart for a peer to peer conversation on tips and tricks on acing that online interview. Wednesday, June 17th 11Am to 12Pm.  Register:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/chat-connect-recharge-tickets-106017962580 #settlementsupport #peersharing #onlineinterviewtips

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Jun 9, 2020

Are you a person with a disability? Looking for work? Capability can help! Due to COVID-19, Capability is offering virtual services. Please contact Courtney for more info at c.boudreau@jobstart.org

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Jun 4, 2020

JobStart is having a Virtual Job Fair on Thursday, June 11th, 2020 at 10am to 12:30 pm ! #JobFair
Register at https://jobfairbyjobstart.eventbrite.ca or contact Muavviz Ayvaz - Information Officer - m.ayvaz@jobstart.org | Tel: 416-231-2295 x 5742

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Jun 2, 2020

Special guest artist will be hosting @JobStart Chat, Connect, Recharge! tomorrow, June 3 - 11Am to 12Pm. Find some space in your day to release your inner artist.  Register: H.Shah@jobstart.org. #mentalhealth #newcomers #settlementsupport #paint

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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 https://selfcarereviveyourenergy.eventbrite.ca or contact Sonam @ s.wangmo@jobstart.org” 

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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 s.wangmo@jobstart.org.  #refugee #newcomers #settlementsupport #GTA

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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 https://selfcaretoreviveyourenergy.eventbrite.ca or contact Sonam @ s.wangmo@jobstart.org

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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.shaw@jobstart.org. #newcomers #refugees #settlementsupport #GTA

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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 @ https://preventfraudandscam.eventbrite.ca or contact Sonam at s.wangmo@jobstart.org

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May 13, 2020

Can't leave your house, but want to take a break? The @Jobstart Settlement Team loves the app Listen & Drive  https://driveandlisten.herokuapp.com/. Virtually drive around the major cities of the world! #relax #mentalhealth #SettlementTeam #newcomers #refugees #settlementsupport

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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: s.wangmo@jobstart.org

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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:  https://knowyourrightsatworkcovid19.eventbrite.ca

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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; m.prempeh@jobstart.org

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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/

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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

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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 https://covid19.211central.ca/. To speak with a @JobStart  Settlement Counsellor, phone  416-231- 2295 x 6251.

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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

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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

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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

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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 s.wangmo@jobstart.org / 416 253 2729 ext. 6246​​

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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

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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. 

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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

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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!

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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​

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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.​

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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

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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 

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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. 

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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 

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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.

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Oct 19, 2020

​@JobStart our qualified employment counsellors know the unique barriers newcomers face in finding employment. And more importantly,  how to circumvent effectively! Learn how @JobStart newcomer programs can unlock your career potentional. Information Session this Wednesday at 1PM.
 

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Oct 14, 2020

​Newcomers, what do you say when an employer asks if you have Canadian experience? JobStart's trained employment counsellors will coach you on how to navigate around these unique barriers newcomers experience. This Friday, October 16th at 10AM join our free information session.
 

Click here to register

Oct 13, 2020

Newcomers, puzzled what Canadian employers are looking for in a candidate? JobStart's customized newcomer employment programs can unlock the mystery. Specialized workshops, one to one counselling support, networking events, employer engagement opportunities., mentoring connections - all available based on your personal needs.
 

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