Career & Employment Services

EMCN has been helping immigrants succeed in the workplace for over 20 years.

Employment and Career and Employment Services provide a variety of services to help the immigrant and newcomer to Canada to find work:

  • Employment Workshops and Clinics
  • Employment and Career Counselling
  • Employment Resource Centres
  • Job Clubs
  • Outreach Workshops
  • Specialized Training and Bridging Programs


EMCN offers a variety of programs to assist with immigrants’ career development. Please select from one of the titles below:

  • Payroll Certificate Program (PCP)
  • Engineers’ and Technologists’ Integration Program (ETIP)
  • Accountant’s Bridging Program (ABP)

    Career Development Services include services for:

  • Immigrants who are looking for a job
  • Employers who are looking for potential employees
  • Resources for community agencies

    Services for Immigrant Job Seekers

  • Drop-in or self-serve
  • Computer and fax services
  • Internet job search
  • Labour market information
  • Videos on job search skills
  • Further education and/or training information

    Sign up for workshops that help you:

  • Improve interview skills
  • Write winning resumes
  • Find a good job
  • Make cold calls and learn how to talk to prospective employers
  • Conduct self-assessments & career research
  • Learn excellent customer service
  • Understand Canadian workplace culture
  • Improve workplace communications

    Book an appointment with a counselor for:

  • Assessment of training and education needs
  • Assistance with career / employment planning
  • Information on how to prepare for a job fair will be here.

    Services for Employers

    The Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers is a community-based agency that has been connecting employers and motivated immigrants for over twenty years. This is facilitated by Employer Liaisons who build relationships with employers, and who are familiar with their needs. Employer Liaisons are highly trained labour market professionals who can help you meet your growing labour force needs by:

  • Providing you with interview ready, highly motivated candidates
  • Partnering with you to create new training programs to meet your workforce needs
  • Providing English in the Workplace classes

    What kind of skilled workers are our target?

    Our candidates come from diverse occupational backgrounds, including:

  • Engineering (all fields)
  • Business/Finance, Accounting
  • Administrative support and clerical
  • Customer service/retail sales
  • Information technology
  • Health care
  • Hospitality/restaurant/trades/general labour

    For more information, please call 780-421-7400 or e-mail