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Job Skills

Self-Employment Pathways for Newcomers

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Description
COVID19 -- support available by phone or online means, in-person meetings cancelled

Self-employment support program for newcomers

Program has 3 phases:

Phase 1: 2 day sessions
  • support with business and personal profile, owning a business in Canada, industry information, skills assessment
Phase 2: 2 day session
  • support with business concept, competition, finances, target market
Phase 3: 12 half day sessions
  • group workshops on business development, individual business coaching and support and access to business tools
Comments
Job Skills is here to help you - remotely! Due to COVID-19, our in-person programs, workshops and face-to face appointments have been temporarily suspended but we are still here to help walk you through steps to take control of your here and now.? Our programs and services are now being delivered by phone, email or online, where possible. We also have a wide range of online workshops available to support your employment needs. Please call our toll-free number 1-866-592-6278, e-mail - info@jobskills.org or visit our website for further information
Eligibility
Newcomers who are: Permanent Residents; applicants for Permanent Residence with a letter from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada informing them that their application for landing had been approved; Convention Refugees; Live-in Caregivers; CLB Level 5 minimum
Application Process
Contact for information
Phone
905-477-4639
Toll Free
1-855-234-8868
Website
Visit Website
Email
pathways@jobskills.org
Languages
English
Fees
None - Free of charge for eligible participants
Documents Required
Contact for information
Accessibility
Fully accessible
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Agency Information
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Copyright
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Last Updated On
November 16, 2020
Address
Welcome Centre Immigrant Services; 8400 Woodbine Ave, Ste 102-103
Markham, ON, L3R 4N7
Cross streets:  Woodbine Ave and Hwy 7

Job Skills Site Location: Markham North Welcome Centre

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Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tue
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thu
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fri
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

COVID19 -- no walk-in service Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pmDates: see website for schedule of intake
Service Area(s)
Markham