Employment Counsellors provide one-on-one professional guidance and support to newcomers on all aspects of employment search and career planning.
Career and Employment Workshops
These workshops help clients build their own job search skills. The list of workshops we offer regularly include:
- Computer & Keyboarding
- Cover Letter
- Advanced Job Interview
- Job Interview
- Job Search
- Readiness Job Search Refugee Series
- Workplace Culture & Communications
- Workplace English
We have computer classes from basic to advance level to help clients build and enhance their computer skills:
- Computers & Keyboarding
- MS -Excel Level 1
- MS- Excel Level 2
- An Introduction to Online Networking and LinkedIn
Industry specific classes are provided for clients to help them with vocabulary instruction in order to prepare them to obtain the following certifications.
- Customer Services English
- Food Safe (English & Procedures for Food Preparation)
- Personal Care Worker
An Employment Facilitator/Employment Counsellor is available on-site for rapid resume reviews and job search assistance every business day from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. No appointments required! We have:
- Job Boards for job postings
- Computers with internet access, printer, scanner, and telephone for job search purposes
- Information on upcoming workshops and training
- Resource materials for employment search
- Job fairs, network events, employer presentation registration
Job Development and Placement
Job Developers work closely with Employment Counsellors to assist clients in gaining Canadian work experience. Clients are pre-screened by counsellors.
We help clients who have obtained educational credentials from outside Canada apply for the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) and World Education Service (WES).
These assessment services compare international educational credentials to the educational standards in Canada.
Job Busters for Youth
This project assists youth to prepare and obtain employment. It offers individual counselling services, resume development, interview preparation, job search assistance, job fairs and employer connections.
For more information, please book an appointment with one of our counsellors. We are available from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Fast Track to Employment is an employment preparation program designed to assist newcomers. A series of half day sessions focusing on job search topics which will allow participants the opportunity to improve in the specific areas that they need further support with.
If you are still looking for work and are wanting additional help with your job search, the classroom based program Fast Track to Employment is for you!
The Fast Track to Employment Sessions cover a variety of topics related to:
- Cover Letter Development
- Resume Development
- Interview Skills
- Job Search Skills
Each session will incorporate classroom instruction with real world activities, with the goal of making clients stronger candidates in their job search efforts.
Clients may participate in one or more of the sessions based on their needs.
Programs are accessible to all newcomers to Canada (focusing on, but not limited to, newcomers within the past 5 years), aged 16 and over, who experience cultural and/or language/literacy barriers to employment. Minimum English requirement CLB 5+.
For more information or to register, please email: or call 306-352-3521.
The Advanced Language Training (ALT) program is a part-time program with the goal of assisting Newcomers to develop the English language skills needed to meet their individual employment challenges, help them attain knowledge of the Saskatchewan work environment, and help them to connect to the Saskatchewan labour market. Clients may choose to participate in one or more of the modules according to their needs.
The Advanced Language Training program consists of four 80 hour modules:
- Unit 1: You and the Labour Market
- Unit 2: Getting a Job
- Unit 3: Saskatchewan Workplace Culture CLB 7 & 8
- Unit 4: Once you are Working
For more information or to register, please email: or call 306-352-3521
Services for Employers
Employment Services is committed to promoting newcomer workers and building ongoing partnerships with employers. Our Job Developers work closely with Employers to provide opportunities to promote their organizations to newcomers. We advertise jobs using our Resource Room Job Board, host Job Fairs, Workplace Tours, Information Sessions and Networking Events; provide Employee Retention Support and organize work placements varying from entry level to professional level.
If your organization is interested in becoming a host employer, please contact us at:
2332 – 11th Avenue, Regina SK
The Regina Open Door Society Employment Services programs are funded by: