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CAREER PATHS FOR SKILLED IMMIGRANTS

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

INFORMATION SESSION

Please join us, if you are a foreign-trained professional from the following occupations:

  • Social and Community Service Worker (NOC 4212)
  • University, College and Vocational Instructor (NOC 4011 & 4021)
  • Early Childhood Educator or ECE Teaching Assistant (NOC 4214)

The Douglas College Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants-Education & Social Services information session will explain how our program assists newcomers residing in BC pursue their pre-landing occupation. In this session, we will discuss how our knowledgeable Career Coaches provide clients with valuable tools and resources to understand and successfully navigate the labour market to help launch their careers. Furthermore, we will provide an overview of all the specialized services available to our clients and share a client success story. This session is open to service providers, immigrant serving organizations and foreign trained Social and Community Service Workers, University, College and Vocational Instructors, Early Childhood Educators and ECE Teaching Assistants.

PROGRAM SERVICES

The Career Paths services include:

  • Personalized career coaching and action planning
  • Reimbursements for some of the costs related skills upgrading
  • Job search support and labour market information
  • Career Management Training workshops to provide you with successful job search tips, techniques and strategies

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

The Career Paths program eligibility criteria include:

  • Permanent resident of Canada for less than 5 years, and not be a Canadian citizen
  • High intermediate to advanced level of English
  • At least 1 year of experience in your field (up to age 31) or 3 years of experience (31 years+)

EVENT REGISTRATION

Please register your attendance via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/313927233807.

Details

Date:
May 24
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Organizer

Douglas College

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