2 | EFS Application Form
1. Completed Application Form: (see following pages)
Please answer every question in full to the best of your ability.
2. Letter of Interest:
Your letter of interest should be 1 page, single spaced and address the following questions:
• Why are you interested in the EFS Program?
• What relevant experience do you have?
• Why do you think you are a good candidate for the EFS Program?
3. Chronological Resume:
Your resume must be updated, detailed and chronological (most recent experience, first). Ideally,
your resume should be 2 full pages in 11 or 12 size font. Please be sure to include the following:
• All employment that you have held, whether in your field or not, with clear bullet point
explanations of your responsibilities and accomplishments.
• All academic qualifications (exact names of Degrees, Diplomas, and/or Certificates),
including any education completed in Canada, with dates.
• Professional memberships, licenses, designations, etc.
• Any professional training or skills upgrading that you have completed in or outside of
Canada including names of institutions and dates attended.
• Software that you are familiar with and your proficiency level (basic, intermediate, or
4. Immigration Status:
Submit a copy of one of the following: Citizenship Card, Canadian Passport, Permanent Resident
Card, or Proof of Refugee Status.
IMPORTANT: If applicable, please include your Immigration identification number (8-digit numeric
Client ID number; IMM 5292, IMM 5509 or IMM 5688 number; Temporary Residence Permit number;
or Ministerial Permit number).
5. Copies of Academic Qualifications:
Provide a proof of all of your academic credentials, (copies of any Diplomas, Degrees and/or
6. Academic Credential Assessment:
If you have a credential assessment available at the time of submission, please include a copy of
these results in your application. For more information about credential assessment services,
please visit World Education Services at www.wes.org/ca
7. CLB Assessment:
Provide proof of completion of a Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment at Level 7.
CLB Assessments are free for Permanent Residents, Convention Refugees and Canadian Citizens.
For more information and to book an appointment, please contact the YMCA of Greater Toronto
at (416) 925-5642 or visit the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks website at
for a list of Assessment Centres in Ontario.
Please be advised that there is considerable demand for this program and due to the limited
number of seats, selection of students follows a competitive process. Shortlisted candidates will be
invited meet with program staff to assess if they are the right fit for the program.