JE M’INTEGRE EN FRANÇAIS

DESCRIPTION

The objective of the program is to let people who have already taken some steps to learn French and who have an intermediate level in the language to practise French by individual meetings and group sessions in order to facilitate entry into the job market.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The clientele is composed of immigrants from abroad and anglophones born in Canada no matter what their educational level. You must be
• legally authorized to work in Canada
• able to converse in basic French
• recipients of employment insurance, or recipients of welfare payments, or without revenue.

GOALS

• To improve fluency in oral French: to better express yourself in French, better understand others and be better understood. To gain confidence when contacting employers in French.
• To break down any barriers and gather momentum in job search
• To better understand the job market and the techniques of an effective job search

PROGRAM CONTENT

• A program focussed on improving the practice of French through interactive workshops
• Workshops on employability, including the proactive approach
• Information on regional employment opportunities in conjunction with specialized local partners
• An internship in the work world

BENEFITS

• To help develop French proficiency
• To break down isolation and improve self esteem
• To better know the job market and Quebec culture
• To learn the techniques of an effective job search and ease socio professional integration

DURATION

13 weeks including a 2 week internship
• 12 hours per week comprising workshops on employment practices and on improved French language mastery
• outside visits every 2 weeks to cultural and employment related events

START DATES

1st cohort: from September 23 2012 to December 15 2012
2nd cohort: from January 28 2013 to April 26 2013

CONTACT PERSON

Jean-Marie Rugira
jean-marie.rugira@cje-ndg.com
514 482 6665 # 206