A bridge training program for international healthcare and educational professionals, provided by JVS Toronto.

Are you an internationally trained Doctor, Nurse, Teacher, Social Worker or Psychologist? Do you come from a related profession that requires a licence in Canada? Join an innovative alternative career training program and explore employment in the high demand field of Social Services for Geriatrics.

12-week Program Includes:

  • 3 academic courses delivered by George Brown College: Fundamentals of Gerontology, Essentials of Counselling, and Principles of Social Services in Ontario
  • Sector-specific workplace culture and communication training at JVS Toronto
  • Job search coaching and support
  • Mentoring opportunities
  • Job orientation and shadowing, internships and work placements
  • Employer information sessions and job connections

Eligibility Requirements:

  • English language proficiency of CLB 7 or higher. Enhanced language training is available to applicants, if needed, prior to starting the program
  • Open to Permanent Residents or Canadian Citizens