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Women Employment Readiness Program

August 17, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Richmond Community Multicultural Society presents the Women Employment Readiness Program (WERP)

Free workshop that provides women with 12 sessions of training  designed to:

  • Enhance essential employability skills and  interests
  • Increase confidence in looking for job
  • Enhance understanding of job-related skills
  • Resume and Cover letter writing
  • Job search techniques
  • Interview preparation
  • On-line Applications
  • Customer Service training
  • Life Skills
  • Develop self-marketing skills and tools
  • Microsoft office training (Word, Excel, Power point, keyboard typing, Access and Outlook.
  • Visiting workplace
  •  Connect with employers

Transportation assistance and child minder are available upon  request (No Drop Ins).

Start Date: August 17th 2017 from 10:30 to 12:30 (Every Thursday and Friday)
For registration :
Email: mozhgan@rmcs.bc.ca or jason@rmcs.bc.ca Or call Mozhgan or Jason (Employment Counsellor)
604-248-0433

Details

Date:
August 17, 2017
Time:
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Venue

Richmond Multicultural Community Services
220 - 4351 No. 3 Road
Richmond, BC Canada
Phone:
604-248-0433
Website:
http://www.rmcs.bc.ca/

Organizer

Richmond Multicultural Community Services
Phone:
604-248-0433
Website:
http://www.rmcs.bc.ca/


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