Our Program Partners


JVS Toronto

Project Welcome is delivered by JVS Toronto. Since 1947, JVS Toronto has empowered people to maximize their potential at work and school by providing career, employment, and educational and vocational assessment services. JVS Toronto has 75 years of experience providing customized employment support to newcomers to Canada from over 130 different countries through pre-arrival employment acceleration and mentorship programing. Click here for more information on JVS Toronto.


South Okanagan Immigrant & Community Service

The South Okanagan Immigrant & Community Services (SOICS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to building a welcoming and inclusive community. They provide a range of free services to immigrants and other groups, including settlement and employment related services in the South Okanagan region in British Columbia for over 45 years. SOICS partners with Project Welcome in matching internationally trained professionals immigrating to Canada with mentors in their field who live and work in the South Okanagan region. They also collaborated to develop a welcome toolkit to the region. Click here for more information on Moving to the South Okanagan.

Our Program Funder

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Project Welcome is a Service Delivery Improvement project funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and delivered to pre-arrival internationally experienced professionals who want to connect to work opportunities in smaller communities across Canada. IRCC facilitates the arrival of immigrants, provides protection to refugees, and offers programming to help newcomers settle in Canada. Click here for more information on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.