Employment Services

We offer:

EMPLOYMENT COUNSELLING

Using the career dimensions approach our Employment Counselors provide clients with one-on-one guidance and support in the following areas:

- Job Readiness
- Career Decision Making
- Job Search
- Skills Enhancement
- Employment Maintenance

PREPARATION FOR EMPLOYMENT WORKSHOPS

We offer a variety of employment readiness focused workshops to help clients enhance their job search and employability skills.

Beginner:
- Basic Resume Writing
- Basic Cover Letter Writing
- Basic Job Interview Skills
- Basic Job Search Skills
- Basic Computers and Keyboarding

 Advanced:
- Targeted Resume Development
- Competency-Based Cover Letter Writing
- Advanced Job Interview Skills
- Networking and Job Search Strategies
- Job Finding Club
- Customer Service English
- Microsoft Excel Level 1 & 2 

 Certification Classes:
-  First Aid & CPR
-  Food Safe
-  Personal Care Worker 

ENGLISH FOR EMPLOYMENT

The English for Employment program is a part-time program with the goals of assisting clients to develop industry specific English skills, learn about the Saskatchewan work environment and to connect to the Saskatchewan labour market.

 English for Employment Classes:
- Entry to Hospitality (Room Attendant)
- Entry to Retail
- Entry to Childcare
- Entry to Hospitality (Front Desk Clerk)

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT COUNSELOR

Our Youth Employment Counselor provides youth clients between the ages of 16 to 29 with support in exploring employment, education and skills development opportunities. Youth will have access to:

Career Exploration:
- Goal Planning
- Employment Exploration
- Resume and Cover Letter Development
-  Job Interview Skills
- Referrals to Additional Programs or Supports 

Skills Development:
- Teamwork and Collaboration
- Communication
- Adaptability
- Financial Literacy

Network Development:
- Professional Connections
- Community Referrals
- Job Fairs, Hiring and Networking Events
- Peer Networking

Additional Youth Focused Events and Programs: Youth clients will have the opportunity to attend a variety of programs or events, such as our youth coding camps and youth-focused job fairs

RESOURCE ROOM

Our onsite drop-in resource room requires no appointments and is available Mon - Fri from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. The resource room has a variety of services including: Employment Services

- 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
- A program support person to help with quick resume edits and to provide basic job search support

CREDENTIAL ASSESSMENTS

We assist 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.

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 offer a series of events to connect employers to our clients:

Career Link Job fair - an annual multidiscipline job fair for all employers and job seekers

Work Experience Program - a program focused on connecting our clients to employers in the Admin sector for short term volunteer work experiences

Tech Skills Showcase - a bi-annual event which allows clients to showcase their technical, creative, team building, and problem-solving abilities

Hiring Events - focused on connecting employers who are having trouble filling a large number of positions to our clients who are seeking related employment opportunities

Information Sessions - a great option to share information about your company and meet potential hires

Industry-Specific Job Fairs and Events - these small job fairs and/or events connect clients and employers in specific industries such as finance or information technology

 

If you are an employer and have an idea for an event we would love to connect with you!

 

  

 The Regina Open Door Society Employment Services programs are funded by:

Employment Services
Employment Services