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Through the EthniCity Catering Training Program as a Kitchen Helper, you can gain valuable Canadian work experience and learn new skills to help you find a permanent job.

EthniCity Catering is a social enterprise of the Centre for  Newcomers that provides transitional employment and training for immigrant and refugee women and men as well as a multi-ethnic menu for Calgary customers.

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Qualifying clients will be provided with:

  • 3 months of training, including kitchen and life skills training as well as work experience in a commercial setting

What does the program offer and how will you benefit?

  • A temporary and part-time Canadian job

  • Hands-on experience in customer service and commercial kitchen

  • Practice English in a supportive team environment

  • A food safety card from Alberta Health Services

  • Support to look for permanent work

  • Develop new skills to live and work in Canada

Do you qualify?

  • Low-income immigrants/refugees to Canada

  • Unemployed or underemployed and looking for a job

  • Lack of Canadian work experience

  • Commitment to a 12-week training and work experience

  • Basic English language skills

  • Limited formal education

EthniCity Catering is currently recruiting participants for immediate placement in the Work Experience Program.  

 For more information, please email:

For more information:


call 587-392-0155

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