Information for new employees
Congratulations! Your future employer is offering you the services of Préférence Estrie to facilitate your relocation as an individual, a couple or a family to the region.
Here are some of the services available:
If necessary, during an international arrival or during a pandemic, Préférence Estrie can help you find temporary housing.
Whether you are single, a couple or a family, Préférence Estrie will actively help you in your search for housing that meets your criteria, depending on the resources available in the region and the season.
SCHOOLS AND DAYCARES
Préférence Estrie will help you learn how to register your children and teenagers in the many public and private preschools, daycare centres, elementary and secondary schools that offer a variety of educational programs in the region.
SUPPORT FOR SOCIAL INTEGRATION
To help you make friends outside the workplace, Préférence Estrie will send you a monthly newsletter of activities in the region, invite you to social events and search for clubs and associations for recreation, sports, culture, cultural communities, personal culture courses (dance, singing, etc.), etc.
In order to settle in Québec and the Eastern Townships, certain administrative procedures must be completed. Préférence Estrie will be happy to guide you through them.
SUPPORT FOR THE SPOUSE’S JOB SEARCH
The Eastern Townships region has a diversified economy that offers jobs to spouses with professional, technical and university training. Préférence Estrie will guide you towards employability resources (CV, interview techniques, etc.), learning (English, French, software, etc.) and potential employers.