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Employment and Career Support for Women

Employment and Career Counselling

Securing employment is an indicator of an individual's ability to contribute to society. Immigrant women, women from racialized communities, and refugee women with foreign credentials face additional barriers to finding employment and re-establishing their careers when they settle in Canada.

Rexdale Women's Centre's employment counsellors assist women who are seeking to enter the workforce or who are looking to establish themselves in the professions for which they have been educated and trained. We provide assistance to women to determine their career and employment needs and goals. Assistance with resume building, job search and job interviews preparation, access to job fairs, literacy and numeracy skills building.

Linkages are made with other employment related services in the community, as well as English language classes, training, apprenticeship and volunteer opportunities. With the right connections and support, women spend less Dates and Time trying to find and navigate a myriad of services and eligibility criteria.

Employment Support Groups for Women

Connecting, practicing and learning are a few methods utilized by the participants to develop realistic employment goals. Many women, in particular, immigrant women and women from racialized communities with foreign credentials, obtaining gainful employment can be elusive. Women who are seeking to enter the labour market for the first Dates and Time or seeking to re-enter after an extended leave, may need assistance in setting realistic and achievable plans. We offer Employment Support Groups for women in their own language and we help women to identify strengths and address challenges they face when seeking to enter or re-enter the workforce.

Visible Minority Women Employment Support Services

Rexdale Women's Centre's program provide employment-related services for newcomer women to enhance employment related skills and access to the Canadian labour market. These employment related skills help newcomer women to establish connections and support needed to enter the labour market, services include pre-employment counseling, and help to address barrier to employment by encouraging women to explore employment opportunities, occupational essentials skills training, networking, internships, mentorships, work placement and preparation for the credential assessment process. We provide assistance to identify skills, interest and values through self-assessment; research and explore possible careers; understand and explore labour market; develop an employment action plan to achieve employment and/or career decision; finding training and education options best suited to their needs; receive information on funding that may be available to train, and re-train in a new occupation; receive information on how to start their own business; receive support to prepare resume - cover letter; receive job search support, receive interview support, resume writing, preparing for job interviews. For additional information see Women's Employment Resource Centre.

Employment and Career Counselling

Location

Women's Employment Resource Centre (WERC)

21 Panorama Court, Suite 22

Etobicoke, Ontario, Ontario

M9V 4E3

Time

Monday - Friday

9:00am - 5:00pm

or by appointment

Contact

Employment Counsellor-Job Developer

416-745-0062 Ext. 381

 

Program Co-ordinator

416-745-0062 Ext. 223

 

 

Employment Support Groups for Women

Location

Women's Employment Resource Centre (WERC)

21 Panorama Court, Suite 22

Etobicoke, Ontario, Ontario

M9V 4E3

Time

Monday - Friday

9:00am - 5:00pm

or by appointment

Contact

Employment Counsellor-Job Developer

416-745-0062 Ext. 381

 

Program Co-ordinator

416-745-0062 Ext. 223

Visible Minority Women Employment Support Services

Location

Women's Employment Resource Centre (WERC)

21 Panorama Court, Suite 22

Etobicoke, Ontario, Ontario

M9V 4E3

Time

Monday - Friday

9:00am - 5:00pm

or by appointment

Contact

Employment Counsellor-Job Developer

416-745-0062 Ext. 381

 

Program Co-ordinator

416-745-0062 Ext. 223