Upcoming Events

This workshop will help participants prepare and practise answers to common interview questions. They will also learn about cultural differences in interview situations. This program runs from October 4 - 8, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Newcomer Connections | Labour Market Forecast

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This session will provide an overview of which industries and sectors are expected to grow in the immediate future, according to economic forecasts. This will help research and map out future jobs and training for your career plan.

This session will be given by The Work Room in English only for an online session. Joanna will talk about the importance of networking in the job hunt and how newcomers can utilize online networking strategies such as LinkedIn to make connections in a new community.

You can help Saint John feel more like home to our newcomers! Join us for an information session to learn more about volunteering with YMCA Newcomer Connections.

This session will be given by The Work Room in English only for an online session. Joanna will talk about the importance of networking in the job hunt and how newcomers can utilize online networking strategies such as LinkedIn to make connections in a new community.

Newcomer Connections | Resumes and Soft Skills

September 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

In this session, Karla will talk about Canadian-style resumes to utilize in your job search and the importance of soft skills. This online information session will be in English only.

Learn the language of carpentry and wood manufacturing. In this program, you'll learn about tools, measurements, projects, customer service, workplace communication, and how to find and apply for jobs. The program runs from October 25 to December 18.

This program will prepare participants to work in home health care or continue to study and earn health care certifications. The language of biology, chronic illnesses, medications, and home care support will be included. This program will run from October 18 to December 18 from 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM.

Come learn about Canadian cultural differences in the workplace! In this information session, we will discuss relationships and communication with coworkers. This online information session will be in English only.

In this session, Sue will discuss strategies for interviewing in Canada. How can you be prepared for an interview and what are the interviewers looking for in the questions they ask? How do you have a good interview? This information session will be online in English only.