Newcomer Employment Services for Adults

Newcomer Employment Services for Adults (NESA) offers a variety of services to enhance understanding of the Canadian labour market work culture. Employment Coaches assist newcomers, pre-arrival and post-arrival, to successfully apply their skills in the Canadian work force.

Offer training, tools and strategies including:

  • Resume building strategies
  • Interview skills and networking
  • Career information and recruitment sessions
  • Occupation specific bridging programs
  • Skills enhancement training including:
    • First Aid and CPR
    • Food Safety Certification
    • Workplace Essential Skills Training (WES)
    • Portfolio Development (PLAR)
    • Cultural Competency Training (CCT)

The MCAF Newcomer Computer Lab (NCLC) offers free access to computers for job search and resume preparation.

This program promotes the fair and accurate recognition of qualification and skills of immigrants by regulatory organizations and employers.

You will be connected with a mentor from your desired profession. Mentors provide professional advice, networking and support.

AICLF is a community-based micro-loan program that assists internationally trained immigrants throughout Atlantic Canada in overcoming those financial barriers to becoming licensed to practice and/or entering the workforce in their field or a related field. To learn more, download the brochure: Atlantic Immigrant Career Loan Fund

For more info, contact us at or (506)452-0651 to set up a meeting with an Employment Coach. If you live outside the Fredericton region and would like to know how to access this program visit or send an email to

The Federal Internship for Newcomers Program (FINP) delivered by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), provides eligible newcomers with valuable temporary Canadian work experience and training opportunities in federal government departments and other public sector organizations. Interested candidates may contact the Multicultural Association of Fredericton (MCAF) – to register and to learn how to apply please click here