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NSMS – Retail Connections for Immigrant Youth

August 28, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

North Shore Multicultural Society presents Retail Connections an Immigrant youth retail employment Program.

Join the program! The program offers:

  • 4 days of daily group-training sessions including:
    • Retail specific trainings
    • Job search skills and education coaching
    • Employment connections
  • Industry recognized short term training certificates:
    • World Host Customer Service
    • Food Safe Level 1
    • Emergency First Aid
  • 8 weeks of one-to-one coaching and job-search support

Location: YWCA WorkBC Employment Services Centre, 980 West 1st Street #106, North Vancouver, BC V7P 3N4

Start Date: August 28 – September 22, 2017

For the poster and criteria, click here.

For more information and to register, please contact: Katrina Geronimo & Srishti Arya: retailconnections@nsms.ca or telephone #: 778-927-2931

Details

Date:
August 28, 2017
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organizer

North Shore Multicultural Society
Website:
www.nsms.ca

Venue

YWCA WorkBC, Employment Services Centre
106, 980 West 1st Street
North Vancouver, BC V7P 3N4 Canada
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Ongoing Community Events / Programs

YMCA Immigrant Services – Free Programs for Immigrants
YMCA
Fall 2017 – 2018

Career and Job Search Tour
Vancouver Public Library
December 14, 2017 – March 28, 2018 (Wednesdays) 

Small Business Tour
Vancouver Public Library
December 30, 2017 – March 24, 2018 (Last Saturday of the month) 

January 2018 Workshops
ISSofBC

Citizenship and Civic Engagement Course
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society
When: Every Wednesday from January 24 – March 28, 2018 OR
Every Friday from January 26 – March 30, 2018

Citizenship and Civic Engagement Course
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society

Microloans Program
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society

Finances for Newcomer Women with Children
Family Services of Greater Vancouver

Yarn Circle
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
(Wednesdays)

Moving Ahead (Tri-Cities & Maple Ridge)
ISSofBC

Income Assistance Outreach Tuesday
ISSofBC
(First 3 Tuesdays every month)

After School Club!
Kamloops Immigrant Services

Welcoming Neighbours
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House

Family Support Worker in Your Neighbourhood
All families with children 0-5 years old welcome
Kiwassa Neighbourhood House

Food Security & Sustainable Living – Workshops and Potluck
Little Mountain Neighbourhood House
First Tuesday of every month 

Refugee Training and Employment Program – BC Alliance for Manufacturing
MOSAIC

Fast-track to IT (FIT)-Youth Program
MOSAIC

Settlement Online Pre-Arrival Program 
MOSAIC
For pre-landed immigrants to find and retain employment

HIPPY Program for Multicultural Parents
MOSAIC

Family Literacy Outreach
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House

Infant Sing and Grow Drop-In
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
With children 0 – 12 months old 

The Little House Family Drop-In
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
With children 0-5 years old

West Village Family Drop-In
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
With children birth to 6 years old

Baby Time Drop-In
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Circle
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House

Men’s Group
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House

Vancouver Early Years Refugee Program
Pacific Immigrant Resources Society

Community Adult Literacy Program – Free English Class for Job Seekers
Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS)

Syrian Kids Go!
Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS)

Community Adult Literacy Program
Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS)

Foreign Credential Recognition Loan Project
S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

English Conversation Club
YMCA