Find a career in health and social services that suits you

The Eastern Townships is bustling with opportunities

With a population of about 320 000, the region offers numerous career opportunities for caring and outgoing health and social services professionals:

  • 2 teaching hospitals and numerous health centres
  • 6 English-language seniors’ residences and CHSLDs
  • 4 school service centres
  • 7 post-secondary institutions
  • Numerous elementary and high schools
  • Countless manufacturing companies and service sector employers.



Find your perfect match in the health and social services sector 

Townshippers’ Association—with the financial support of Health Canada and McGill University through Dialogue McGill—has created guides that will help you get on the right path! 

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The Health and Social Services Career Opportunities Catalogue highlights the wide range of careers offered provincially in the health and social service fields. This guide includes job descriptions and requirements for both health care and social service-related careers as well as the skills and qualities you’ll need for career success.


The Health and Social Services Career Opportunities Training Guide offers more in-depth information about the steps to take toward a successful career in health and social services. This guide—a complement to the Catalogue—provides details about the training you will need and where this training is available in or around Quebec’s beautiful Eastern Townships region.



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The Bursary and Scholarship Directory for Students in the Eastern Townships is a comprehensive directory of bursaries and scholarships available to high school graduates and post secondary students. 



Townshippers’ Association—a community organization focused on promoting and supporting the interests of the English—speaking community in the Eastern Townships region of Quebec-is here to help you.

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Picture a work-life balance in your health or social services career

The Eastern Townships region can offer you the best of both worlds: a challenging career and wonderful discoveries. Why not consider living and working in this region? 

Not only does the Eastern Townships region have numerous career opportunities in the health and social services sector, but it also offers a multitude of outdoor activities, quaint small towns, a lower cost of living, and many microbreweries, vineyards and culinary attractions! Opportunities abound in our 2 teaching hospitals and numerous health centres, 6 English-language seniors’ residences and CHSLDs, 4 school service centres, 7 post-secondary institutions, numerous high schools and elementary schools, and countless companies and businesses.
And, when it is time to play, the Townships has:
  • 500 km of hiking trails
  • 4 ski resorts
  • 4 national parks
  • year-round arts, cultural, and food festivals
  • 3 English-language post-secondary institutions (vocational, college, and university)
  • 3 English public high schools
  • 7 hospitals and other health care service centres
  • a lower cost of living
  • dozens of cultural communities
  • and so many microbreweries, vineyards, and culinary attractions!

Are you a health and social services student or a healthcare professional between 18 to 35 years old? Are you thinking of moving to the Eastern Townships?

Our Place aux jeunes Eastern Townships program can help!

This program encourages qualified young English-speaking professionals to settle in the region by helping eligible participants discover Quebec’s beautiful Eastern Townships.

Learn more about Place aux jeunes by writing to

Dialogue McGill

Better Communication for Better Care

Dialogue McGill has been supporting initiatives to improve access to health and social services for English-speaking communities in Quebec since 2004.

Via its three programs, Dialogue McGill helps train, recruit, and retain health and social services professionals with the knowledge and skills to provide services in English in Quebec. 

  1. Language Training
    English and French training that is geared to health and social services professionals and students.
  2. Recruitment and Retention
    Activities and services to help in the recruitment, training, and retention of health and social service professionals in Quebec.
  3. Research & Evaluation
    Studying the relation between language and access to health and social services.

Want to learn more? Visit Dialogue McGill

Need more info? Click here to proceed directly to the program site.