Upcoming Workshops

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Certification Workshops

Certification workshops have an associated fee unless you are registered with KEYS.  If you wish to attend, but are not registered with KEYS services, please call ahead to make an appointment to meet with an Employment Advisor.

Other Workshops

You must be registered with KEYS services to attend any other workshops. Speak with your KEYS Advisor or call 613 546 5559 for an appointment.

Job Search Workshop for Newcomers to Canada

December 5th to December 9th, 12:30pm-4:30pm

KEYS main office, 182 Sydenham Street, Kingston

New to Canada?

Seeking help landing your first job? Or been here a while and struggling with
your job search? Feeling frustrated by the lack of response?

Join us for The Job Search Workshop for Newcomers to Canada:

  • Develop a targeted job search action plan focused on reaching your short and long-term goals
  • Learn how to market yourself with resume and interview strategies, networking tips, and more
  • Learn about the Kingston labour market, employer expectations, Canadian workplace cultures and your rights & responsibilitie.

You will also hear from established newcomer peers about their journeys to meaningful employment and meet guest employers.

Following the completion of this workshop, you will have the opportunity to schedule an individual appointment to receive feedback and support with your action plan.

Who is this training for? Newcomers looking to land your first job in Canada or advance your career.

Eligibility Criteria:
• Permanent Resident or Convention Refugee
• English skills – CLB 5+
• Basic computer skills

This workshop takes place over 4 days, in-person at a KEYS office. Refreshments are provided!

Contact us today to set up your 1:1 meeting with a Newcomer Employment Specialist to get registered for our next session! 

613-546-5559 • info@keys.ca

Acing the Interview

Wednesday, 21st December, 10.00am to 11.00am

Interactive workshop delivered on Zoom

A great interview can go a long way to getting you the job. Learn how to demonstrate your strengths, manage your interview anxiety, and answer questions with confidence.

Acing the Interview

  • What to expect in an interview
  • The interview as a two-way street
  • How to prepare and how to follow up
  • General tips on remote and in-person interviewing, including managing stress
  • Typical types of interviews, how to answer common questions, and opportunities to practice.

 Eventbrite link: https://keysinterview.eventbrite.ca



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Upcoming Events / Workshops



Holiday Market at the Harbour Community Kitchen

DATE(S) AND TIME(S): Friday, Dec. 2nd from 3pm to 7pm

WHERE: Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, 53 Yonge St.

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KEYS assists many people in our community through local programs and training. Find out how you can help.

Contact Us

Book an appointment to see how KEYS services can help you.

Call or email at your leisure and we will contact you as soon as possible.

Kingston (Main Office):

Phone: 613.546.5559
E-Mail: info@keys.ca

Kingston (Newcomer Services):

Phone: 613.546.5559
E-Mail: info@keys.ca


Phone: 613.382.1085
E-Mail: gan@keys.ca

Smiths Falls:

Phone: 613.552.2759
E-Mail: gan@keys.ca


Phone: 613.359.1140
E-Mail: elgin@keys.ca