AMSSA and its member agencies and stakeholders organize public community events, workshops for newcomers to Canada as well as professional development training, workshops, seminars and conferences for (re)settlement, language training diversity and inclusion sector employees.
Community events and workshops which are continuous are listed below the calendar. Click here to view Ongoing Community Events
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Info Session for Internationally Educated Nurses
February 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
- The pathway to licensure for IENs can be a challenging one to navigate. Regulatory body requirements, language assessments, and cost are just some of the obstacles that IENs must overcome while working toward their nursing registration in BC. At this virtual information session, we will share information about the nursing pathway and our program eligibility and services. This is a great opportunity for IENs to gain relevant information for their pathway and connect with Career Coaches for further support and guidance.
- Register on Eventbrite.
The Career Paths services include:
•Personalized career coaching and action planning
•Reimbursements for some of the costs related to the registration process
•Job search support and labour market information
•Workshops to help you prepare for language proficiency and licensing assessments
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+)
•Not receiving Income Assistance, and cannot have received Employment Insurance in the past 5 years(exception: CERB)
Find more information here.
Ongoing Community Events/Programs
YWCA SINGLE MOTHERS’ SUPPORT GROUPS
YWCA Metro Vancouver
Head Start LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada)
Mondays through Thursdays
FREE virtual Job Search and Personal Development workshops for people with disabilities
PICS Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society
Starting December 5, 2023 for 12 weeks
TechLINC Workshop for LINC teachers – Fall 2023
Every 2nd Friday, from October 2023 to February 2024
Family Resource Programs
Mount Pleasant Neighborhood House
Starting September 2023
Are you required to take an English test to work or study or gain citizenship in Canada?
University of Victoria
Workplace Skills for Success Course
Vancouver Community College
September 25 to January 5, 2024
YES² Program Flyer Final
Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society
Starting in early September
Saturdays, October 7 to December 16, 2023
Y Mind for Newcomers
Wednesdays, October 18 to December 6, 2023
English Classes Virtually
Tuesdays 7:00-8:30PM @ Virtual
Thursdays 7:00-8:30PM @ Virtual
English Classes with a Twist
Impact North Shore
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
May 17, 2023 to March 31, 2024
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Virtual REACH – Virtual Remote Employment and Career Help
Starting April 21st, 2023