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Organization: Economic and Social Council of Ottawa-Carleton - Jobs-ESCOC  
Phone Numbers: 613-248-1343
Fax: 613-248-1506
649 Montreal Rd, Unit 202
Ottawa, ON
K1K 0T4
Intersection: Cummings Ave and Montreal Rd
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Tue, Fri 8:30 am-5:30 pm * Wed-Thu 8:30 am-8 pm
Executives: Saint-Phard Désir - Executive Director
613-248-1343 ext 306 *
Contacts: Françoise Magunira - Program Coordinator
Service Description: Employment services and settlement services * working for the economic, social and cultural integration of the black French-speaking community, as well as the French-speaking racial, ethnic and cultural minorities living in and around Ottawa.

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
  • Employability: Technical and cultural employment support * helps clients to understand the objectives and direct them in their choices * adapts their resumes for prospective jobs * writes cover letters * learns to identify and name their qualities and professional experiences to potential employers * actively supports them for six weeks, until they find a job

Fees: None
Application: Call, send an e-mail or drop by the office to apply.
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: 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
Languages: French
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Employment Assistance

This information was last completely updated on December 15, 2017

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