English Language and Multicultural Services (ELMS)


The English Language and Multicultural Services (ELMS) Program empowers newcomers to Canada to live full lives in our community. The program offers:

Immigrant Settlement Assistance - Information and orientation to assist newcomers to Canada in settling into a new home and country

English Language Training - Free multi-level English classes, practise groups and tutoring to improve English skills

Community Connection Services - Educational, social and cultural events to prepare for active lives in Canada and to build a welcoming and supportive community

Employment Services – Assistance with finding, applying for, and maintaining a job. We can help you with your job search, resume & cover letter writing, online applications, and more

We are always looking for new volunteer Tutors - Gain experience and skills by becoming an ELMS volunteer tutor! You receive free training and support to tutor an adult English language learner on a one-to-one basis. All you need is the willingness to help someone speak English better

Program Contact Information

If you or anyone you know would like to be part of the program as a client or tutor, please contact Petra Kost for more information.

Petra Kost, Program Coordinator: 250-847-9515 ext. 2012 or e-mail [email protected]