Immigrant Employment Collaboration Project

The Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology (formerly Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training) and the Ministry of Social Development & Poverty Reduction (previously Ministry of Social Development & Social Innovation) jointly developed the following resources for settlement and employment services providers to enhance support for immigrants in B.C.:

Training Module 1
Immigrant Experiences Explored (including case studies: a family from India & a Syrian refugee)
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Training Module 2
Inter-Cultural Competency in Providing Employment-Related Services to Immigrant Clients
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Training Module 3
Referrals to Employment-Related Services for Immigrant Clients
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A Resource Kit containing:

  • Referral Guidelines to Support Inter-Agency Collaboration (including a Client Information Assessment Checklist and a Client Referral Process Management Checklist)
  • Eligibility Frameworks for WorkBC Employment Services and Immigrant Settlement Services
  • Collaboration Discussion Template
  • Settlement Services Framework
  • Glossary of Immigration and Employment Terms

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More information
These resources were developed by The Deetken Group and Policy Matters Consulting Inc. as a result of regional sessions engaging Employment Services Centres and Immigrant Services Organizations across the province and with special guidance from:

  • Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada
  • The Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology (formerly Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Responsible for Labour)
  • The Ministry of Social Development & Poverty Reduction (formerly Ministry of Social Development & Social Innovation)
  • MOSAIC
  • ISSofBC
  • KCR Community Resources
  • North Island Employment Foundations Society

These resources were provided by the Province of British Columbia and were previously distributed by MOSAIC.