Our Programs

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We offer 3 employability programs specifically designed to help French-speaking job seekers find and maintain employment. Each program helps you develop critical employability skills such as how to write a résumé and prepare a cover letter. You also learn techniques that will help you succeed your job interview and refine your job search.

Emploi pour tous

Emploi pour Tous
Our job-search assistance program is geared to permanent residents over the age of 30 looking for work. We help clients build a solid résumé, write a cover letter and prepare for a job interview. We also show you how to refine your job search and put you in contact with potential employers. You won't want to miss Espace Emploi. Our career fair attracts job seekers and employers looking to hire employees for a wide variety of jobs.

Eligibility criteria

  • Permanent resident status
  • Ability to speak French
  • Looking for work

Destination Emploi

Destination Emploi
This nine-week training session (four weeks of theory and a five-week practicum) is designed for young people ages 17 to 30. Participants receive the minimum wage during the session. Here, you learn not only how to build a résumé but also how to prepare for the job market. You learn about workplace etiquette, how to interview well, and how to be a model employee. You also take part in all sorts of workshops, for example, a work safety training session led by Safe Workers of Tomorrow and financial management sessions. In addition, you'll do mock job interviews with people from outside CDEM in order to be better prepared.

Those who complete the program go on to find a job themselves. The program boasts a success rate of over 85%!

Eligibility criteria

  • Ability to speak French
  • Between 17 and 30 years of age
  • Unemployed or working on average less than 20 hours/week
  • Not currently enrolled in a secondary, university, or college-level program
  • Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status
  • Not currently receiving Employment Insurance benefits
  • Availability for training from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday to Friday

Services adaptés

Services Adaptés
This personally tailored employability service is for people who have difficulty performing daily tasks and working independently. The program consists of eight weeks of work experience paid at minimum wage. Clients receive job-shadowing services to help them integrate into their workplace.

Eligibility criteria

  • Ability to speak French
  • 15 years old or over
  • Dealing with one or more obstacles to employability
  • Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status
  • Not currently receiving Employment Insurance benefits