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Links to Young Adult Employment (Alberta-wide)

Program Description

This employment bridging program, delivered virtually Alberta wide, supports professionally trained immigrant mothers seeking employment. Participants benefit from digital skills training, placements, and individualized employment counselling. 

Program Details

  • 4 weeks of paid pre-employment skill-building training
  • 8 weeks of paid Canadian work experience
  • Computer skills enhancement and job search support
  • English language enhancement
  • One-on-one employment counselling and career planning support
  • Individualized labor market assessment and action plan
  • Compensation for childcare and transportation costs

 Eligible Clients

  • Mothers between 15-30 years of age
  • Permanent Residents, refugees and citizens
  • Unemployed or underemployed
  • Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) 5 or higher
  • Individuals receiving EI or non-EI

Upcoming intake dates

  1. September 27, 2021 – December 17, 2021
  2. January 4, 2022 – March 18, 2022
  3. March 28, 2022 – June 17, 2022 

 

Additional Program Information 

  • Computer skills and English language enhancement
  • Assistance creating a 5 year career plan
  • Job search and retention support after program completion
  • Mentorship by a professional immigrant woman
  • Enhanced networking skills and referrals to other CIWA programs for additional support
  • Compensation for childcare and transportation costs
  • For more information please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Funded by:

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