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Are you new in Canada? Is finding work hard for you because of a disability, illness, or mental health challenge?

You are NOT ALONE. One in four Canadians has challenges, just like you!

Free Pre-Employment Program For Newcomers.

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EmployAbilities offers FREE SAFE support to newcomers with barriers in Edmonton.

Our Newcomers Program teaches job seekers their rights, what supports to ask for at work and school, and how to REACH THEIR GOALS.

We are legally bound to protect your privacy, and all our conversations and programs are CONFIDENTIAL!


Is It For Me?

  • This new no-cost pre-employment program is for newcomers to Canada.
  • The program will offer customized one-on-one support to aid newcomers that are facing adversity with finding employment in today’s Canadian labour market.
  • Participants will develop skills such as targeting resume, cover letter writing, interview skills, and job search assistance.
  • Participants will be assisted in finding an employment agency that fits their needs!
  • This program works alongside other settlement service agencies and employment agencies, so participants may also be enrolled in other programs.
  • Quickly learn about your “hidden” rights in Canada

Eligible Participants Will Receive:

  • Pre-Employment skills training

  • How and when to professionally disclose a disability or barrier

  • Resume writing and review

  • Community Networking

  • Developing interview skills

  • One-on-one assistance in identifying training needs, accommodations and job targets

  • Understanding Canadian work expectations

  • Support with job search

Eligible participants include: permanent residents, refugees,
and protected persons (some conditions apply).

Get the process started by filling out the form below!