Employment Services

Need support with finding employment in Quebec?

Unemployed? Looking for your first job? Seeking a new career? If you’re having a hard time finding your path in Quebec’s employment market, we’re here to help. YES offers FREE* career development and job hunting assistance to individuals 18-40 years old province-wide.

*Some courses and workshops are subject to a nominal fee

Jump start your job search now!

Attend our weekly virtual workshop Jump Start Your Job Search Express held every Tuesday from 2:00pm-3:30pm and find out how we can help you on your journey to employment.

Find an Employment Counsellor

If you’re not having success in your job search, it’s time to find out why. Our team of career counsellors are specially trained to provide the structure, strategy, and support you need for your job search.

Explore Open Positions

Browse open positions as soon as they become available and apply directly. Make your move!

Once you have jump started your job search, you can find out more about our other services, including:

Employment Counselling

Career & Professional Development Workshops & Events

Cover Letter & CV Help & Translation Services

French Courses

Job Search advice

Career Mentorship

Drop Ins for Job Seekers

Focus Group for Job Seekers

Paid work experience program, Youth on the Rise

Find out how YES can benefit you

Recent graduate?

Give us a call or attend Jump Start Your Job Search Express, then browse our Career & Professional Development Workshops & Events. We also offer regular Drop-In appointments so that you can ask our experts for specific guidance. Our Employment Counselling service can also provide you with the personalized help you need.

Recent immigrant?

Attend the Jump Start Your Job Search Express workshop. We can help you work on a Canadian CV and cover letter, then translate it into French with our Cover Letter & CV Help & Translation Services.

Struggling to get an interview or succeed at an interview?

Book an appointment through our reception or sign up for The Jump Start Your Job Search Express workshop. Once you have done that, you can attend a whole host of Career & Professional Development Workshops & Events, get employment counselling, and even look for a mentor to help you improve your applications and interview skills.

Lost your job due to COVID-19?

Start with Jump Start Your Job Search Express or call for an appointment to get support and find out about programs and resources that can help you. Our employment counsellors may also refer you to our Focus Group for Job Seekers, which offers  peer support and encouragement.

Limited experience? Don’t have a university degree?

Our Youth On the Rise program might be just what you need to build your employability skills and make new connections.

“What’s great about YES is that the coaches make a real effort to find industry-specific information for you.

My coach listened to me and tailored everything to my specific individual career path. Nothing was generic. The level of support was outstanding. Honestly, I was surprised that this level of individualized support exists”.

Darnell
Network Specialist

Online Drop In Sessions For Job Seekers

Get answers to your questions about your CV, LinkedIn profile, upcoming interviews, or gaps in your employment. If you don’t already have an Employment Counsellor and need a last minute appointment or some advice, book a 30-minute Drop In with one of our experts today!

Spaces are limited, booking is required. Call us to reserve your spot.

Cover Letter & CV Translation Services

Need your CV or cover letter translated from English to French?

Improve your chances of finding work in Quebec by presenting your skills and experience professionally in French. Simply submit your electronic documents to [email protected] and your professional translation will be ready within seven to ten business days.

Pricing
Contact us at 514-878-9788 for a quote. Special rates are available for editing services or extra pages.

Youth On The Rise

Don’t have a university degree? Lacking experience? Don’t let your circumstances limit you!

Our Youth On The Rise program will give you the opportunity to develop your employability and life skills, and get paid for it! Sign up today for Youth On The Rise!

Youth On The Rise consists of 8-weeks of online training followed by a 3-month entry-level work placement in Montreal. Entry-level work placements include positions such as cashier, barista, sales clerk, etc. All participants will be paid for the full length of the program.

Focus Groups For Job Seekers

Specifically designed to help you overcome common job search obstacles and deal with the barriers caused by the pandemic, these small group sessions will provide you with support, strategies, and tools to help you regain your confidence during these challenging times.

Join our Focus Group and connect with others in similar situations.

French For The Workforce

Learn how to boost your confidence while speaking French: from engaging in small talk, standing out in your job interviews, to participating in workplace chit-chat!  
 
French for the Workforce will go beyond the basics of French grammar. This four-week, virtual course held two days a week, will help you to step outside of your linguistic comfort zone to include four French communication skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening.