Helping Newcomers Work is pleased to support a major refugee hiring event in Toronto on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019 in downtown Toronto. The event is organized by the Refugee Jobs Agenda Roundtable and is co-sponsored by Starbucks and Tent Partnership for Refugees.

Employers seeking to recruit refugee newcomers at the event include:

  • Amazon Fulfillment Centers Canada Limited
  • Day & Ross Inc.
  • HMS HOST
  • IKEA Canada
  • Martinrea Automotive Inc.
  • McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited
  • Shopify
  • Sobeys
  • Sodexo
  • Staples
  • Wealthsimple

Together, the dozen or more employers are hoping to offer jobs in the GTA to 100 or more refugee newcomers on the spot!

If you are a refugee newcomer looking for work 
You should register and begin preparing as soon as possible. Don’t delay. After you complete the registration process, you will be contacted by a participating service provider to confirm your preparation workshop, and how you can begin preparing for the event if you are scheduled for one or more interviews. Watch your email inbox for more information!

If you are a private sponsor or friend of a refugee newcomer
This hiring event could be a great opportunity to recommend to a refugee newcomer looking for work. However, we encourage you to do so quickly!

If you are an employment service or settlement agency
Participation is welcomed of every employment service and settlement agency with refugee newcomer clients in the GTA. This event is truly a collaboration of stakeholders. If your organization is not yet involved, please contact Nancy Marques, at the address shown below.

Contact the organizers
For refugee newcomer registration, participation as an employment service, or general information, please contact Nancy Marques at:
[email protected].

The participating employers in this hiring event are excited to meet the talented refugee newcomers in the GTA. We urge you to get involved!