The Employment Resource Centres

Are you looking for a job, but do not know where to start? Are you hoping to update your CV and make it more effective? Would you like to consult the directories of businesses that are hiring or learn how to better use computers for finding a job? The Employment Resource Centres are the first step towards a new career!

Find an Employment Resource Centre
Centres d'aide à l'emploi

Available in a number of thrift stores, Employment Resource Centres give you access to free advice and services, accessible without an appointment:


  • Assessment of your employment or training needs
  • CV design and updating
  • Write a cover letter
  • Simulate a job interview
  • Create a LinkedIn profile
  • Self-service computer stations
  • Accessing personalised job opportunities
Icône Renaissance emploi

Our Employment Resource Centres are open from Monday to Thursday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
They are located in the following stores:


Thrift Store Saint-Laurent : 7250 Saint-Laurent Blvd. (Montreal)

Thrift Store Henri-Bourassa : 5500 Henri-Bourassa East Blvd. (Montreal)

Thrift Store Galeries Normandie : 2670 Salaberry Road (Montreal)

Thrift Store Place Portobello : 7250 Taschereau Blvd. (Brossard)

Thrift Store Saint-Martin : 965 Curé-Labelle Blvd. (Laval)

Thrift Store Côte-des-Neiges : 6700 Côte-des-Neiges Road (Montreal)

Employment Resource Centres Successes (2021-2022)


centres located in the following stores: St-Laurent, Henri-Bourassa, Portobello, St-Martin, Côte-des-Neiges et Galeries Normandie


employment counsellors


CV’s created


job placements (455 in companies; 34 in job training agencies, 31 returned to school)

7 191

placements since the beginning


people who met with an employment counsellor (on average 2,3 times)

1 934

individual sessions held

2 383

people who used the services