Working in Moose Jaw
Working in your field in Moose Jaw
It’s important to know the requirements (rules) for working your job in Canada. You must be certain to have all of the correct forms if you wish to work or train in Saskatchewan. This is really important if you are a skilled worker with a trade, or if you are a professional person. You should also be sure that these documents have been translated for working or training in Saskatchewan. It can be in English or French, but English is better in Saskatchewan. To find out more, click on the info link.
Trades and Apprentice
Many immigrants come to Canada with a skilled trade and are able to start work at once if all the documents are ready before they arrive. To find out what documents you may need, click on the info link.
You should get to know your rights as an employee in Saskatchewan. This is also the case if you are going to be an employer and run your own business. Employee rights, along with regulations, differ from province to province in Canada. They certainly are different from country to country. To find more, click on the info link.
Getting a Job
Many immigrants to Saskatchewan have jobs waiting for them when they arrive, but some do not. Sometimes family members also want jobs. Some students here on working visas may want short-term employment to add to their income. All immigrants must have a work permit to work in Saskatchewan. You will need to be sure that all correct steps have been followed.
Canada-Saskatchewan Career and Employment Services (Can-Sask) offers employment resources (such as information and support), counseling, advice, and referrals. To learn more about this, click on the info link.
Many of the immigrant-serving organizations offer employment assistance or programs. The Newcomer Welcome Centre will be able to give you more information on these programs. For more information, click on the info link.
The Immigrant Access Fund provides micro loans to immigrants who need help to pay for the costs that come with getting the Canadian accreditation or training that will allow them to work in their profession or trade. To find out more, click on the info link.
Employers in Moose Jaw & District
Many of these businesses have work sites far from bus routes, so a car is important.
Many other employers simply list jobs on the sites that were described.
Starting a Business
Many successful businesses in Saskatchewan are run by immigrant families. Many of these are quite small businesses with fewer than five or six employees, some with only one or two employees. You may wish to start a new business, or take over an existing one. You may be able to get financial support or local help while you do this.
Whatever you decide, you will need information. To find out more, click on the info links below.
Volunteers (People who work to help others without being paid)
A good way for you to become part of the community is to volunteer with one of the many organizations or associations in Moose Jaw. You meet new people, improve your language skills, perhaps meet possible employers and help the community.
Here are a few places to find such organizations: