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Job Seeker: Services

Newcomers

Since 2002, the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre has specialized in employment services to newcomers through the Job Search Workshop program. In 2011, DRUHC became the lead of the Pickering Welcome Centre and began offering The Mentorship Partnership; an innovative and exemplary program initiated by the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC).

Learn about the newcomer programs offered through the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre:

Did you know?

Twenty-four percent of the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre's full-time staff is dedicated to serving newcomers. Twenty-two of our 46 staff members speak another language. Thirty-four percent were born outside of Canada. We embrace diversity.

We also work closely with the Diversity and Immigration Program at the Region of Durham, and DRUHC’s Executive Director, Maralyn Tassone, is a member of the Local Diversity and Immigration Partnership Council.

Diversity Champion Award

In September 2017, the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre was acknowledged with a Diversity Champion Award. Presented by Audrey Andrews on behalf of the Region of Durham's Local Diversity and Immigration Partnership Council, the certificate recognizes the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre as leaders in diversity and inclusion, contributing to a stronger, more inclusive Durham community.

Audrey Andrews - Manager, Diversity and Immigration at the Region of Durham, Maralyn Tassone - DRUHC Executive Director, DRUHC William Hartford – DRUHC Board Chair

The Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre proactively advances and promotes diversity and inclusion by:

More Services for Newcomers

There are many convenient, beneficial and easy to access programs, services and resources in the Durham Region that are specific to the needs of newcomers. Click to access information regarding Newcomer Services in the community.

 

 

Job Seeker Services

 

Schedule an Appointment

Take advantage of the services, programs and job search workshops available. Please call to schedule an appointment to meet with an Employment Counsellor in Oshawa or Pickering to explore options available to you.