Employment Assistance Service for Immigrants

For immigrants and newcomers to Québec!

Alternatives offers employment assistance services to immigrants and newcomers of all origins. The objective of these services is to facilitate the transition to employment, to help understand the mechanisms, rules and the general functioning of Québec's labour environment, to help newcomers gain work experiences and to facilitate access to and use of collective services.

Personalized job search assistance in your field :

  • Career counselling based on interests and skills
  • CV Writing Coaching Workshops
  • Cover Letters Coaching
  • Orientation ans tips on how to strategically approach potential employers
  • Interview preparation and simulations

Services :

Our program is offered in partnership with Emploi-Québec. Here are the eligibility criteria :

Be a permanent resident of Canada for less than 5 years
Not be employed or in full-time studies
Not be enrolled in any other Emploi-Québec measure
To live in Montreal

Services are also offered to accepted refugees. If you are an accepted refugee, you must have one of these formal letters to prove your status :

  • Protected Persons status document issued by Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB)
  • Positive pre-removal risk assessment (PRRA) decision

Our services are free. They are available in English and French. 

If you are interested in our services, please contact :

Khadija Mounib, Employment Services Manager
khadijam@alternatives.ca
Téléphone : (514) 982 6606 poste 2238

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