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Economic and Social Council of Ottawa-Carleton - Jobs-ESCOC

Record #: 68975770 |  Last Full Update: 18 Nov 2021

Description and Services
Description (Service) Employment services and settlement services
  • working for the economic, social and cultural integration of Francophone racial, ethnic and cultural minorities living in and around Ottawa

Employment Program:
  • individual and group training to improve competencies for finding a job or starting a business
  • technical and cultural support to set goals and assist in achieving them
  • tailoring resumes for job search
  • help drafting letters of recommendation
  • complements settlement program

Settlement Program: (formerly Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program)
  • services to enable immigrants and refugees to integrate into Canadian society including orientation programs, language and skills training to help facilitate employment, and programs to welcome newcomers to the community
  • individual agencies may provide needs and eligibility assessments, pre- and post-arrival information and referral, job search and employment counselling, assistance to establish social and professional networks to promote community engagement, and assistance to access a range of settlement services
Hours Mon-Tue, Fri 8:30 am-5:30 pm * Wed-Thu 8:30 am-8 pm
    Geared specifically to racial and ethnocultural Francophone minorities, but will also accept any other person with the following characteristics:
  • Canadian citizens

  • landed immigrants or holder of a work permit or receiving employment insurance, Ontario Works or other funding or having experience in job search, available for job interviews

  • NSP open to newcomers

  • ages 21 to 55

Languages French
Application Call, send an e-mail or drop by the office to apply.
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa

815 St Laurent Blvd
Unit 107
Ottawa, ON K1K 3A7

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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office 613-248-1343
Fax 613-366-2213
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