Newcomer Services

Effective September 8, 2021, Indus requires proof of vaccination via paper or PDF vaccine receipt or an enhanced digital vaccine receipt that features a QR code (upon implementation by the Province of Ontario) and another piece of photo identification, such as a driver’s licence or health card in order to access in-person services. Clients who are unable to provide proof of vaccination will only be provided phone or virtual services by appointment only.

Please review our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. 

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Our Employment Services have dedicated staff that are here to guide you through a series of steps to make entering the Canadian workforce a fulfilling experience. We have a number of services available for you to access:

Employment Counselling & Job Search Workshops

We offer one-on-one counselling, resume/cover letter critique, interview coaching and connect you with employers. We host workshops that are open to all newcomers to help them learn proven techniques required to gain employment, based on experience and education. These workshops take place monthly and are free of charge.

Indus Community Services’ clients, can also benefit from our partnership with Resume Target, a professional resume writing service, who offer complimentary, career-related resources.

Please click here to access the career platform and the free resources available.

Job Fairs

We host a number of job fairs throughout the year where we bring in employers from various industries (banking, IT, labour, healthcare etc.) to connect you directly with recruiters. We want to give newcomers the opportunity to showcase their skills, education and experience while networking.

Networking Sessions

Our industry specific networking sessions are an opportunity to meet one-on-one with professionals from IT, banking & finance, healthcare, teaching and many more, to ask them questions and get advice.

For more information, please contact employmentservices@induscs.ca

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Through the Apna Health collaboration, Indus Community Services and Punjabi Community Health Services, have partnered together to release a specialized report on International Students – Invited & Forgotten: International Students in Crisis. Read here: https://www.induscs.ca/international-students-task-force/

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