When you come to SCERDO, you will receive help to address your essential needs to enhance your lifestyle in Canada. For example, you can take courses and develop new skills in communication, leadership, typing and computer work. There are several outreach programs that help integrate Somali-Canadians in the community and workplace, such as work experience and safety training programs. Here at SCERDO, you can learn how to write resumes, how to be interviewed and about the different types of jobs and schools available in Edmonton. You can also receive career-counselling services and listen to guest speakers from the community.
SCERDO allows Somali-Canadians to keep ties with their culture and language while learning to adapt to Canada. It also tries to increase the positive relationships between Somali-Canadians and the community.