Work at EMCN

Working at EMCN

EMCN has supported newcomers of all ages and families, including refugees, skilled immigrants, refugee claimants, and citizens, since 1981. We are able to serve newcomers from more than 100 countries of origin and offer services in over 30 languages every year because of our incredibly diverse, highly skilled workforce.

At EMCN, our goal is to create a society based on the dignity of every human being by promoting our values of Social Justice, Diversity, Compassion and Responsibility. EMCN focuses on the individual’s strengths to enhance the team’s capacity and human-centred practices. Through a highly collaborative and engaged workforce, EMCN’s workplace consistently helps newcomers achieve their goals to enhance their quality of life and the beauty of our city.

EMCN is a progressive, open-minded, and accepting meritocracy. This means we look for intelligence, energy, curiosity, integrity, humility, courage, and good people who are great at what they do – so come as you are! Applications will be assessed based on the qualifications, skills and values outlined in your cover letter and resume against the criteria in this job posting.

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EMCN’s new EmpowerHER program supports immigrant women as they unlock their goals and succeed in their businesses and careers. This program provides immigrant women

Civic Engagement by Newcomer Youth (CENY)

The CENY project is a newcomer youth leadership project. It helps the youth develop friendships, networks and gain some skills and experiences through the

Community Leadership

Putting Down Roots works in partnership with ethno-cultural community groups and organizations to develop their capacities and access resources to meet their goals. What

Therapeutic & Counselling Services

Therapeutic & Counselling Services Because of the upheaval that comes with moving to and settling in a new country, newcomers bring challenges that make

Global Garden

Global Garden engages newcomer and Canadian-born gardeners to work together and learn from each other by growing vegetables, flowers and fruit on our plot

Safe Families

The Safe Families program enhances settlement and integration in to the Canadian society by understanding the values that will allow one to meet the

Global Girls

Global Girls is a safe space for young women to make new connections, build their self-confidence, and explore their identity. What We Offer Global


The vision of The Immigrant Women’s Integration Network (I-WIN) is for immigrant women in Edmonton to quickly access the tools they need; allowing them

S.K.Y. Club

The Support for Kids and Youth is a mentorship program that supports elementary. Junior high and Senior high students with their academic work and

Conversation Circle For Seniors

Conversation Circle For Seniors EMCN provides newcomer seniors with opportunities to practice English in an informal and casual setting.  Since 2020, this online conversation