The Ivirtivik Centres

4590 de Verdun n° 200, Montréal, QC, H4G 1M3

The Ivirtivik Centre South, located in the Montreal borough of Verdun, opened in 2010. Currently, the Centre serves up to fifteen Inuit in the Montreal metropolitan region. Its objective is to help participants join the workforce or return to school. Four professionals employed at the Centre help participants develop personal and professional skills through coursework and activities, exploratory visits and individual counseling. Services are offered in French, English and Inuktitut. On average, the program involves a commitment of 30 hours per week over a six month period.

Services Available to Ivirtivik Participants

To fulfil their mission to promote workplace integration, both the Ivirtivik Centre North and South use a range of methods:

  • Individual coaching
  • Guidance counseling
  • Basic skills development
  • Personal and relational development
  • Individualized action plans
  • Job market information
  • Job search strategies
  • Career development
  • Activities with working professionals
  • Collaborative projects
  • French courses for beginners (Ivirtivik Centre South only)
  • Job retention

Would you like to participate in the program? Contact us for more details about admission requirements.


Our organisation is strictly adhering to the recommendations of the Quebec Government to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Our « in person » services are temporarily suspended. The pandemic situation is evolving rapidly and we will continue to…