Job Seeker

Navigating the job market can be a complex and often daunting experience, but you don’t have to go it alone. We’re here to provide you with the resources, guidance, and support you need to not only find a job but to build a fulfilling career. Whether you’re entering the workforce for the first time, considering a career change, or looking to advance in your current field, our comprehensive range of services is designed to meet your unique needs.

Your journey to a fulfilling career starts here. Explore our services, register for programs, and take the first step towards achieving your career aspirations. We’re committed to helping you succeed.

Personalized Employment Counselling

Receive one-on-one guidance from our experienced career counsellors to identify your career goals, assess your skills, and develop a tailored job search strategy.

Computer Lab and Resources

Utilize our computer lab and resources for job search activities, online training, and creating professional documents like resumes and cover letters.

Micro-Credentials and Training

Micro-credential and training programs provide concise, specialized courses to rapidly enhance your skills, ensuring you stay competitive in your chosen career field.

Placement Incentives

Placement incentives for job seekers provide unique opportunities to gain valuable work experience and skills, enhancing your employability and career prospects in a supportive and incentivized environment.

Skills-Builiding Workshops

Participate in interactive workshops that cover essential topics like resume writing, interview techniques, and job market trends, equipping you with the tools you need to succeed.

Networking Opportunities

Engage with industry professionals and fellow job seekers through our events and programs, expanding your professional network and opening doors to new opportunities.

Job Seeker Services

Employment Services

Employment services play a pivotal role in uniting job seekers with potential employers. By offering a suite of comprehensive tools and resources, these services amplify career prospects while addressing employers’ talent needs. With Employment Services, the journey from talent recognition to job placement is streamlined, efficient, and personalized, ensuring a match that benefits both the employee and the employer.

Key Features:

  1. Employment Counseling: Expert guidance helps individuals identify their strengths, interests, and potential career paths, ensuring informed decisions.
  2. Skill Development: Workshops and courses tailored to meet current job market demands, ensuring job seekers are always a step ahead.
  3. Resume Building: Professional assistance in crafting impactful resumes that effectively highlight an individual’s expertise and experience.
  4. Job Matchmaking: Utilizing advanced algorithms and industry insights to match job seekers with relevant opportunities.
  5. Interview Preparation: Mock interviews, feedback sessions, and tips to boost confidence and presentation skills.
  6. Employer Consultations: Guided support for employers, from creating job descriptions to understanding the latest industry trends and talent pool.
  7. Networking Events: Regular events where job seekers can meet potential employers, fostering organic connections and expanding professional networks.

Exclusive Job Portal

Discover DRUHCs Exclusive Job Portal, a realm of specialized job opportunities curated just for our clients. Dive into a world where each listing is handpicked, ensuring unparalleled relevance and exclusivity, and gain the upper hand in your career progression journey. With DRUHC’s Exclusive Job Portal, you’re not just finding a job; you’re discovering a future brimming with potential. Join us and redefine your career trajectory.

Key Features:

  1. Exclusivity: Every job opportunity is distinct to our portal, providing a competitive advantage to our clients.
  2. Tailored Opportunities: Positions are carefully selected to align with the skills and aspirations of our clientele.
  3. Intuitive Design: An easy-to-navigate interface guarantees a hassle-free job search experience.
  4. Advanced Job Matching: Sophisticated algorithms ensure clients are paired with roles best suited to their profiles.
  5. Client-Centric Support: Personalized assistance at every step, from job search to application.
  6. Feedback Integration: We prioritize client feedback, continuously refining our offerings for an enhanced experience.
  7. Tailored Notifications: Personalized job alerts keep clients informed of the latest, most relevant opportunities.


Job Seeker Programs

Better Jobs Ontario

Facing a career transition or recovering from a layoff can be a daunting experience, but you’re not alone. Better Jobs Ontario, formerly known as the Second Career Program, is specifically designed to assist individuals who have been laid off and are looking to retrain for careers in high-demand fields. This initiative not only provides financial assistance but also offers a wealth of educational resources to help you make a smooth and successful transition. By focusing on skill development and career alignment, Better Jobs Ontario aims to empower you to build a sustainable and fulfilling career for the long term.

Don’t let a layoff define your career. Take the first step towards a brighter, more secure future with Better Jobs Ontario. Enroll today to redefine your career path in a field that offers not just job opportunities, but also aligns with your skills and passions.

Key Features

    • Targeted Retraining: This program focuses on equipping you with skills for occupations that are in high demand, increasing your chances of quick and stable employment.
    • Financial Assistance: Receive funding to cover tuition, books, transportation, and even living expenses while you train for a new career.
    • Personalized Career Counseling: Work closely with career advisors to identify your strengths, interests, and career goals, ensuring you choose a training path that aligns with your aspirations.
    • Flexible Learning Options: Choose from a variety of accredited colleges, universities, and training institutions to find the program that best suits your needs.
    • Streamlined Application Process: Our team is dedicated to making your transition as smooth as possible, offering guidance throughout the application and enrollment process.


    • Residency: Must be a resident of Ontario and legally eligible to work in Canada.
    • Employment Status: Applicants should be laid off or have been laid off and are currently unemployed or underemployed.
    • Training Requirement: Must be in need of skills training to find sustainable employment in a high-demand occupation in Ontario.
    • Financial Need: Demonstration of financial need for assistance to cover the costs of tuition, books, living expenses, and other training-related costs.
    • Career Goals: Must have a clear and realistic career goal that aligns with a high-demand occupation.
    • Educational Background: Lack of skills or credentials necessary for desired career path may be considered.

Youth Employment Services

Youth Employment Services offers friendly help and guidance for young people aged 15 to 29 looking to find their way in the job world. Our program is all about giving you the support you need, whether you’re new to working or facing some hurdles in getting a job. We’ve got a bunch of great things to help you out, like one-on-one advice, easy-to-understand training sessions, and chances to meet people who can guide you in your career. Plus, we’ll help you get real work experience through internships and jobs.

With our wrap-around support and mentorship, you’ll get all the tools and encouragement to build your skills and confidence. Joining Youth Employment Services means you’re not alone in your job journey. We’re here to help you every step of the way, so you can reach your work goals and have a job you’re proud of.

Key Features

    • One-on-One Support: Benefit from personalized career guidance provided by dedicated employment counselors. They can help you identify your career goals, develop a tailored job search strategy, and navigate any employment barriers you may face.
    • Skill Development: Access various training modules aimed at enhancing both your soft and hard skills, making you a more attractive candidate to potential employers.
    • Job Placements: Gain invaluable real-world experience through job placements with local employers. These opportunities not only allow you to apply your skills in a practical setting but often lead to long-term employment.
    • Networking Opportunities: Engage with industry professionals and other young job seekers through career fairs, informational interviews, and mentorship programs, expanding your professional network.
    • Financial Support: Eligible participants may qualify for financial incentives and supports, such as transportation subsidies and work attire allowances, to facilitate your transition into the workforce.


  • Age: Applicants must be between the ages of 15 and 29 at the time of enrollment.
  • Residency: Must be a resident of Ontario and legally eligible to work in Canada.
  • Status: Not currently enrolled in full-time education or training programs.
  • Employment Barriers: Priority is given to youth facing multiple barriers to employment, such as:
    • Long-term unemployment or underemployment
    • Lack of high school diploma or equivalent
    • Disability or health-related challenges
    • Newcomer status or language barriers

Newcomer Job Search Workshop

Finding the right job in a new country can be a unique challenge, especially when you’re an internationally trained professional. Our Job Search Workshop Program is here to assist. It’s crafted to provide you with crucial tools and understanding necessary for securing a job that matches your skills and experience. Through this program, you’ll learn the ins and outs of job hunting in Canada. From developing a professional resume to preparing for interviews, our workshops encompass all aspects of the job search journey. Led by seasoned career advisors, these engaging sessions offer practical advice, individualized support, and effective strategies to enhance your employability and self-assurance in the Canadian job market. This program is your gateway to understanding the job market and progressing in your career here in Canada. Enroll in our Job Search Workshop Program today, and take a solid step towards achieving job success in your new home.

Key Features

    • Resume Building: Learn how to prepare a resume that clearly highlights your skills, experience, and qualifications.
    • Interview Preparation: Get trained on how to excel in job interviews, respond to common questions, and leave a memorable impression.
    • Networking Skills: Grasp the significance of professional networking and how to utilize it in your job hunt.
    • Job Market Understanding: Acquire important information about the current job market, industry trends, and how to spot opportunities that match your expertise and interests.
    • Personal Branding: Learn how to create and maintain a strong personal identity online and offline to get noticed in the competitive job market.
    • Action Plan: Depart with a personalized job search action plan, detailed with timelines and milestones, to steer your job search efforts.


    • Status in Canada: Permanent Resident, Convention Refugee, Live in Caregiver or CUAET.
    • Employment Status: Open solely to individuals who are currently unemployed or underemployed.
    • Skill Level: Catered to internationally trained professionals, regardless of the level of position they are seeking.
    • Age: While our program caters to all age groups, certain workshops may be designed for specific age demographics like youth or older workers.
    • English Language: CLB 5 and higher

TRIEC Mentoring Partnership

Moving to a new country can be hard, especially when looking for a good job that matches one’s skills and experience. TRIEC (Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council) helps solve this problem by linking skilled newcomers with employers who appreciate different cultures and are keen on benefiting from worldwide skills. With the help of various partners like local groups and business supporters, TRIEC provides many programs to help newcomers blend well into the job market here. Whether you are a skilled newcomer hoping to use your global experience, or an employer wanting to add variety to your team, TRIEC offers the help, support, and chances to meet the right people to make this possible.

If you are a skilled newcomer eager to use your abilities, or an employer in Durham region looking for a mix of skilled people, TRIEC is here to help. Join now to begin your path towards a better and welcoming career.

Key Features

    •  Mentoring Programs: Pair up with experienced professionals in your field who can give advice, share knowledge, and help you understand the Canadian job scene.
    • Employer Engagement: Join events and workshops that bring together employers and skilled newcomers, creating chances to connect and find opportunities.
    • Networking Opportunities: Take part in events made to introduce skilled newcomers to possible employers, mentors, and others in their field.
    • Resource Hub: Get to use many online resources like webinars, articles, and toolkits to help with your job search and grow your career.
    • Advocacy and Awareness: Enjoy TRIEC’s work in promoting fair job practices and spreading the word about the good that skilled newcomers add to the Canadian workforce.


    • Status in Canada: Permanent Resident, Convention Refugee, Live in Caregiver or CUAET.
    • Employment Status: Open to people who are without a job or not fully employed.
    • Skill Level: Aimed at skilled newcomers with at least 2 years of international work experience in their field.
    • Language Proficiency: CLB 5 and higher.

    Hiring Immigrant Professional Talent (HIP-T)

    Getting a job in Canada as a skilled newcomer can have its hurdles. Our Hiring Immigrant Professional Talent (HIP-T) Program is here to help you overcome these hurdles, making it easier for you to find a job that matches your skills and experience. This program appreciates the value and unique skills you bring from your home country, helping you and Canadian businesses thrive together. Join us today and meet employers looking for professionals in your field.

    If you’re a skilled immigrant looking to make the most of your talents in the Durham region, or an employer seeking to tap into a diverse pool of qualified candidates, TRIEC is your go-to resource. Enroll today to start your journey towards a more fulfilling and inclusive career.

    Key Features

      • Valuing Your International Experience: We recognize and make good use of the valuable experience you bring from your home country to the Canadian job market.
      • Tailored Training: Training modules are designed to bridge the gap between what you know and Canadian workplace expectations, making your transition smoother.
      • Mentorship Opportunities: Meet with industry experts and professionals who will guide, share insights, and support you in understanding the job scene in Canada.
      • Networking Events: Attend events that introduce you to potential employers, creating chances for job opportunities and collaborations.
      • Job Matching Help: We provide dedicated help to pair you with job opportunities that match your expertise.
      • Adapting to Canadian Work Culture: Workshops to help you understand Canadian workplace culture, communication styles, and improve your soft skills.


      • Immigration Status: Permanent Resident, Convention Refugee, Live in Caregiver or CUAET.
      • Professional Background: Aimed at skilled newcomers with professional qualifications and work experience from their home countries.
      • Language Proficiency: You should be able to communicate well in English or French to join the program and work effectively in Canada.

    Job Seeker F.A.Q.

    What services do you offer for job seekers?

    We offer a range of services including personalized employment counselling, skill-building workshops, job matching and placement, training programs, and access to a computer lab for job search activities.

    How can I apply for the Better Jobs Ontario program?

    You can apply for the Better Jobs Ontario program by scheduling a consultation with one of our employment counsellors who will guide you through the application process.

    Do you offer any workshops or training sessions?

    Yes, we offer a variety of workshops on topics like resume writing, interview preparation, and job market trends. Check our schedule for upcoming workshops.

    Is there a cost for your services?

    All of our services are free of charge to job seekers and employers.

    Can you help me with my resume and cover letter?

    Absolutely, we offer one-on-one consultations and workshops focused on creating effective resumes and cover letters.

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