Skills for Change

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Record #: NKT1206 Last Modified: 06 Dec 2013 Last Full Update: 16 Oct 2013
Record Details
DatesYear round
Established1983
FundingProvincial ; Donations ; United Way
Print MaterialNewsletter available on-line; publications available on-line
Address NotesToronto
Address791 St. Clair Ave W
Toronto, ON M6C 1B7
 
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Mailing Address791 St. Clair Ave W 
Toronto, ON M6C 1B7
Office Phone416-658-3101
Fax416-658-6292
E-mailsfc@skillsforchange.org
Websitewww.skillsforchange.org
Executive 1Peter Perdue, Chair
Volunteer CoordinatorLourdes Zelaya; Phone: 416-658-3101 ext 239; Email: zelaya@skillsforchange.org
Areas ServedYork Region
HoursMon - Fri 9 am-5 pm, Sat 9 am-3 pm
LanguagesEnglish
ApplicationYou must book an appointment for an Orientation and Assessment Session * at the Orientation Session you will be assessed in terms of your level of English language, employment goals and training needs * any testing required (keyboarding or bookkeeping, for example) will be administered during the Orientation and Assessment Session * based on the results of skills and needs assessment, our consultants will advise you as to the courses needed to achieve your goals * orientation and Assessment sessions are held during the day and once a month in the evening
DescriptionProvides learning and training opportunities for immigrants and refugees so that they can participate in the workplace and wider community * programs and services are designed to fully integrate newcomers into the Canadian work environment
SubjectsEmployment ; Immigrants
Block Update EmailsNo