Visible Minority Newcomer Women at Work

If you are a visible minority, newcomer woman who needs help finding employment in your field, this program will help you.

About the Program

If you are a visible minority, newcomer woman who needs help finding employment in your field, the Visible Minority Newcomer Women at Work Program is designed to help you:

  • Become job-ready
  • Further enhance your job-specific skills
  • Meet potential employers and expand your network

Through the Visible Minority Newcomer Women at Work Program, you will be randomly placed in one of the following two groups:

Group 1

  • A 6-week, in-class training program that will focus on:
  • Building self-confidence
  • Gender equality in the workplace
  • Change management
  • Developing an occupation-specific, essential skills portfolio
  • Completing job-search strategies and practice interviews
  • Completing digital literacy training (as needed)

Group 2

  • A 6-week, customized, employment-counselling training program that will include:
  • Developing a personalized action plan
  • Regular employment counselling sessions
  • Referrals to Job Search Strategies Workshops
  • Access to all needed employment-related services at ISANS

To be eligible to attend this program you must:

  • Be a visible minority woman
  • Have a post-secondary education
  • Have a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) of 5 +
  • Be a permanent resident of Canada
  • Be a new client to the Employment and Bridging programs at ISANS
  • Agree to attend one information session, and if interested, sign the consent form and complete an online self-assessment and a survey

For more information, please email employment_services@isans.ca.

Contact Information

employment_services@isans.ca

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ISANS Mumford 

Phone: 902-423-3607
Toll free in Nova Scotia: 1-866-431-6472
Fax: 902-423-3154

ISANS Joe Howe

Phone: 902-406-7794

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info@isans.ca

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