Employment Opportunities

The Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) visa program offers a lifeline to displaced Ukrainians by providing special measures to support the people of Ukraine. It offers Ukrainians and their family members free, extended temporary status and allows them to work, study, and stay in Canada until it is safe for them to return home.

Employers looking to support displaced Ukrainians in Canada can register their offer through Canada Job Bank.

Federal Resources

Special Response Fund for Trainees (Ukraine)
The Government of Canada is providing funding for graduate students and researchers to continue their research in Canada. Recipients must have already received funding from a Canadian research agency.

Loblaw’s Ukrainian Initiative

Peacegeeks Arrival Advisor App

Talent Beyond Boundaries

Indeed Job board

Eco Canada Job board

Provincial Resources

Employment in Alberta

There are a number of organizations and resources that can help you find work and build your career in Alberta:

  • This guide provides information for Ukrainians arriving in Alberta to help them settle and rebuild their lives in the province. It provides information on programs and services such as finding housing and jobs, getting a driver’s licence, enrolling children into school and childcare, getting professional and educational credentials recognized, setting up finances, and accessing health care – Читати цю інформацію українською мовою
  • Alberta Supports Centres provide employment programs and services across Alberta, including job fairs, workshops, information sessions, and labour market information.
  • alis provides career, learning and employment information for Albertans.
  • Immigrant-serving agencies offer services to newcomers, including help with finding a job.

The Government of Canada’s Job Bank has a list of current job opportunities in Alberta. To cut down on your job search time, find the jobs that match your skills and experience through Job Match.

For more information about supports and resources in Alberta please visit alberta.ca/Ukraine.

If you are interested in settling in Alberta, you can find guidance on the following Government website:

You can also find information on various supports available to you on the Alberta Government website:

Employment in British Columbia

In BC displaced Ukrainians need a valid work permit to be able to work, this open work permit will have an extension of up to 3 years.

The Skilled Immigrant InfoCentre at the Vancouver Public Library available as a job bank: www.vpl.ca/siic.

Here you can find some useful resources to understand the work system here in BC, get support and guidance and connect with suitable professional opportunities in your community:

WorkBC provides employment services for displaced Ukrainians arriving in British Columbia.

WorkBC provides employment services for Ukrainians

Employment in Manitoba

Manitoba Start provides central registration services and Needs and Assets Assessment and Referral Services (NAARS) for all newcomers in Winnipeg. Newcomers settling in rural Manitoba should also contact the settlement provider in their area. See this map for reference.

  • Click here to learn how to register for services with Manitoba Start
  • Click here to visit the website Welcome to Winnipeg (Winnipeg Settlement & Orientation)
  • Click here to watch the video “Winnipeg Introduction for Newcomers” in Ukrainian

There are many service providers across MB who provide free employment search support and/or deliver employment programs to newcomers. Click here to see a list.


There are 13 Government of Manitoba Jobs and Skills Development Centres that offer a wide range of services to job seekers. For a list of centres across Manitoba click Province of Manitoba | wd – Manitoba Jobs and Skills Development Centres (gov.mb.ca). These centres offer services to all Manitobans and newcomers. Eligibility for specific programs may be limited by immigration status.


Additional Job Search Resources:

Manitoba Start – Ukraine Initiative

Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce – Newcomer Employment Hub

Economic Development Winnipeg – Ukraine Talent Initiative

Manitoba Start provides central registration services and Needs and Assets Assessment and Referral Services (NAARS) for all newcomers in Winnipeg

Employment in New Brunswick

There are many ways to locate available positions in New Brunswick that would be a good fit for your skills! New Brunswick employers are working with government to provide as much support as possible to Ukrainian newcomers.

Information for Ukranians Outside Canada

If you are not in Canada, you can fill the New Brunswick Ukraine Initiative Form for Employment Opportunities to share your profile with NB employers.

Information for Ukrainians Inside Canada

If you are already in Canada, you can submit your resume by filling this form: Candidates registration-In Canada Recruitment-Ukrainians – Application Form (hiringplatform.ca)

Ukrainians in New Brunswick can also benefit from the guidance of  WorkingNB’s employment counsellors. The service is offered throughout the province, and for those with a language barrier, employment counselling services are offered in Ukrainian. If you are already in New Brunswick, please contact WorkingNB for more information.


Additional job search resources:

New Brunswick Ukraine Initiative Form for Employment Opportunities

Working NB

Employment in Newfoundland and Labrador

Information about provincial employment training programs accessible to displaced Ukrainians in Newfoundland and Labrador will be updated as it becomes available.

Employment in Nova Scotia

If you would like to volunteer to provide support for displaced Ukrainians arriving in Nova Scotia, please refer to the website of the YMCA of greater Halifax/Dartmouth.

SIN: Apply for a Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN) A SIN number is a unique 9-digit number that you use to identify yourself. You need this number to work in Canada and to access some government programs. 

Employment: With your open work permit you can work for almost any employer in Canada. The Canadian Job Bank has a new Jobs for Ukraine section where employers have identified and posted jobs. You can also use the Job Bank to search for all jobs in Nova Scotia. Our Nova Scotia Works sites are another key resource to help you find employment. Certified tradespeople are in demand in the Nova Scotia labour force. If you want to explore an apprenticeship program or have significant experience in a trade and are interested in obtaining certification, please connect with The Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency. 

Employers who wish to offer jobs to displaced Ukrainians in Nova Scotia can do so on this webpage.

Employment in Northwest Territories

Information about provincial employment training programs accessible to displaced Ukrainians in the Northwest Territories will be updated as it becomes available.

Employment in Nunavut

To find information regarding Employment in Nunavut, we recommend you visit the following websites of the Job Bank, the Nunavut Government itself (public jobs and education), the Health sector and various companies at the following links:

Job Bank

Nunavut public jobs

Teach in Nunavut

Nunavut nurses

Nunavut physicians 

Work Services Carrefour Nunavut 

Job Offers Carrefour Nunavut 

For more information on public Employment in Nunavut, you can visit the government website:

To find more information related to Employment you can also consult the website of the Job Bank:

Employment in Ontario

Newcomer Job Seekers in Toronto

Employment-related services and support are available for newcomers looking to find work.

Explore Jobs at the City to learn of current opportunities to work for the City of Toronto.

Profession to Profession- Mentoring Immigrants Program

Are you an internationally trained professional living in Toronto who needs help finding work in your specialized field or occupation? The City of Toronto, along with other corporate partners, collaborates with The Mentoring Partnership and a consortium of community agencies to match professionals with skilled immigrants to mentor them for a period of four to six months. Mentors provide job search advice and support to help ease newcomers’ transition into the Canadian job market.

If you are interested in being mentored, please contact The MentoringPartnership  to become a mentee.

Benefits of Becoming a Mentee:

  • Gain a better understanding of the Canadian workplace and industry trends
  • Develop more effective job search strategies
  • Build a local professional network
  • Identify ways to leverage experience and skills

Eligibility to Become a Mentee

Mentees must:

  • Be eligible to work in Canada
  • Have lived in Canada for less than three years and have limited or no Canadian work experience in their profession OR have re-engaged with their career through academic training or bridging within the past two years
  • Have the English skills required to perform effectively in the workplace
  • Have at least three years of international work experience in their area of expertise
  • Have achieved at least a bachelor’s degree – or equivalent post-secondary education – from outside of Canada
  • Be currently unemployed or underemployed (i.e. not working in their field of expertise)
  • be actively seeking work in their field

Assessment & Translation of International Credentials

Assessment services help people who have been educated outside of Canada. The assessment of international education is called ‘credential assessment.’ A credential assessment shows how your education compares with Canadian educational standards.

Credential assessments are essential for people who are applying for school programs or looking for jobs that require post-secondary education. The Ontario government funds World Education Services (WES)   to provide these services.

Some professions and trades in Ontario require a specialized assessment process. For information, visit: Ontario Immigration. The site features information on regulatory bodies and getting licensed.

While receiving Ontario Works, you may be able to receive help paying the application costs for a credential assessment. For more information, talk to your caseworker or go to an Employment and Social Services location


Ukrainian Newcomers arriving in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area:


Coming to Ontario from Ukraine


Are you looking for work in Toronto, consult the webpage of the City:

Ukrainian Newcomers arriving in the Greater Toronto ad Hamilton Area:

Are you looking for work in the Halton region, consult the webpage below:

Employment in Prince Edward Island

Information about provincial employment training programs accessible to displaced Ukrainians in Prince Edward Island will be updated as it becomes available.

Employment in Quebec

Employers who wish to offer jobs to displaced Ukrainians in Quebec can refer to this webpage (this link is in French).

Displaced Ukrainians who are looking for employment can visit this webpage.

Find a Job for Ukrainian Nationals

Employment in Saskatchewan

The Government of Saskatchewan announced it will allow all temporary residents arriving under Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) with a valid work permit to be eligible for Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant (CSJG) and Re-Skill Saskatchewan Training Subsidy (RSTS) funded training. Read the announcement here.

The Ministry of Immigration and Career Training provides job searching, job matching, career planning, and job training services to Saskatchewan residents throughout the province. These supports are designed to develop and match the skills of Saskatchewan workers with the skills needed by Saskatchewan employers. Visit Employment Saskatchewan for more information.

SaskJobs helps newcomers find employment opportunities and takes active part in Ukrainian response. A special hashtag #sksupportsukraine is added by employers to identify that the job posting encourages the displaced Ukrainians to apply although it is not exclusive to these applicants.

The Sunflower Network is a group of volunteer business and community leaders who have come together to help families fleeing the crisis created by Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine. In between others, they offer employment services.

Employment Saskatchewan

Employment in Yukon

Information about employment in Yukon can be accessed on the following websites:


Employment Central

Yukon Government

Direction Yukon (the link is in French)

Klondike Outreach


Find a job with this resource of the Job Bank of the Government of Canada

Search through thousands of private and public sector jobs across Canada.