About us

Frequently asked questions

HAVE A QUESTION? Would you like to know more about the services offered by the CJE de Verdun? On this page you’ll find answers to the most frequently asked questions.

General questions

Do you work in partnership with other organizations?2023-08-09T08:58:20-04:00

Yes. We are open to working with other organizations and institutions for the benefit of the Verdun community

Can I obtain remote services if I live in another country?2023-06-25T15:13:45-04:00

No. Our services are reserved exclusively for people living in the borough of Verdun (Quebec, Canada).

Am I entitled to services even if I’m employed?2023-08-09T09:18:25-04:00

Yes, but you must be available during our opening hours to meet with your counselor.

Do you have evening opening hours?2023-08-09T09:20:22-04:00

Yes. We are open on Tuesday evenings until 8:00 pm (EXCEPT during the summer period, from June 23rd to September 1st. Our offices close at 4:30pm during this period).

Do you offer services to people aged 36 and over?2023-08-09T09:20:53-04:00

No. Our services are reserved for young people and adults aged 15 to 35 who live in Verdun / Nuns’ Island.

Are you an employment agency?2023-08-09T09:21:33-04:00

No. We are a community organization whose mission is to promote the socio-professional integration of young people and adults aged 15 to 35, regardless of their economic situation. We offer job search assistance (CV and cover letter writing, interview preparation, job search methods, etc.).

What languages are your services available in?2023-06-25T14:52:26-04:00

We offer services in French and English.

Are your services free?2023-06-25T14:51:56-04:00

Yes. All our services are free of charge for people aged 15 to 35 living in the Verdun / L’Île-des-Soeurs area (postal codes: H4G, H4H and H3E), thanks to the financial participation of the Quebec government.

How can I make an appointment?2023-08-09T09:24:11-04:00

You can request an appointment via our online form or by calling (514) 767-9971 ext. 201 201 or emailing info@cjeverdun.org.

What are your opening hours?2023-06-25T14:49:20-04:00

We are open Monday to Friday from 9am to 12pm and from 1pm to 4:30pm. On Tuesdays, we’re open until 8pm from September 1 to June 23.

Where are you located?2023-08-09T09:25:37-04:00

At 4005 Wellington Street, Montreal, Quebec, H4G 1V6 (Canada), near “de l’Église” metro station.

Who is eligible for your services and activities?2023-08-09T09:26:01-04:00

Anyone aged 15-35 living in the Verdun / Nuns’ Island area (postal codes: H4G, H4H or H3E).

Individual services

How long does the service usually last?2023-08-09T08:57:20-04:00

The support offered by our counselors can last from a few weeks to a few months, depending on the evolution of your personal and professional situation. Our services are personalized and vary according to the needs of each individual.

What’s your approach?2023-08-09T08:59:25-04:00

Our approach is human, and we’re here to help you make the choices that are right for you. Our team has the expertise to support you on your career path! Our approach is individualized: we adapt to each person and each situation.

Why should you seek the services of a professional development counselor?2023-08-09T09:16:46-04:00

Because you’re looking for a job that will live up to your aspirations and expectations;
Because you want a job that’s in line with your interests and values;
Because you want to achieve personal and professional fulfillment;
Because you want new challenges;
Because you want to feel good in the workplace.

Will I be taking psychometric tests?2023-08-09T09:18:01-04:00

No, but we have more than one way of helping you! We have a number of guidance tools that can help you get to know yourself better and make the right decisions for your future.

Is it possible to meet by videoconference?2023-08-09T09:18:47-04:00

Yes, this option can be discussed with your counselor before your first appointment.

How long does a meeting with a professional development counselor last?2023-08-09T09:19:12-04:00

Appointments generally last around 60 minutes.

What documents do I need for my first appointment?2023-08-09T09:22:10-04:00

You’ll need to provide your Social Insurance Number (SIN) and a copy of your CV (if you have one). Certain documents may be required, depending on the services requested or the person’s situation, on a case-by-case basis.

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