Georgian College

Site: Barrie - 48 Collier St

Service: Job Finding Club for Immigrants

Record #: BAR1042
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2024
Last Full Update: 30 May 2023


Office Phone 705-722-1505
Fax 705-722-1533
Social Media Facebook:
Primary Contact Melissa Fletcher, Newcomer Employment Services Coordinator; Phone: 249-388-2141
Alternate Contact Mariia Lisovska, Newcomer Employment Services Consultant; Phone: 249-388-2151
Additional Website


Address & Map
48 Collier St
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 1G8
Intersection Owen St and Collier St
Physical Access Fully Accessible


Description (Service) Job Finding Club for Immigrants (JFCI) connects job seekers with people, support, and information needed to move into the Canadian workplace, participants will receive:
  • employment related workshops
  • job search assistance
  • professional networking experience
  • assistance to connect with a Mentor in their sector
  • one professional networking session that is organized during week 5 in the evening
  • Participants should have child care in place (do not provide on-site care) and appropriate work clothing to meet with employers
  • may be able to provide assistance with transportation costs, please inquire if needed

Service Details

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Intakes are ongoing, please contact us directly
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility The following clients are eligible for the JFCI:
  • Permanent Residents of Canada
  • CUAET (Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel)
  • Protected Persons as defined in Section 95 of the IRPA
  • Individuals who have been selected, in Canada or overseas, to become permanent residents (pending verifications) and who have been informed of their selection, by a letter from IRCC
  • Convention refugees and protected persons overseas who have been selected for resettlement in Canada by IRCC
  • Live-in Caregiver in Canada: caregivers with a work permit under the LCP are eligible for settlement services (no language training)
  • formal referrals from Ontario Works (OW) using the community referral form are accepted, indicate that it is for the JFCI
  • anyone can contact club for an initial assessment, even if uncertain about eligibility, language capacity or other needs for the program
Application Call or email for initial assessment
Languages English; Other - Participants require a Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) level 5 or equivalent. If they have not been formally assessed, but appear to you to have satisfactory language skills, please refer the client
Fees None


Service Categories Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs