Job Readiness

Job Readiness for the 21st Century

Program Description | Eligibility Criteria | Duration of Services / Capacity |
Program Expectations | More Information

Program Description

The primary objective of the Job Readiness for the 21st Century Employment Program is to assist individuals who have a disability, are an immigrant, or are over the age of 50+ with finding employment.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for the Job Readiness for the 21st Century Program, participants will be individuals who have a disability, or are an immigrant, or are a 50+ worker. They must also be:
  • A resident of BC (must be Canadian citizen, landed immigrant, or protected person, but not a temporary foreign worker)
  • 18 years or older
  • Unemployed / not on EI (have not had an EI claim within the last 3 years, or a maternity / parental claim in the last 5 years)
  • Not a student

Program Expectations

What you’ll receive by completing the program:
  • Basic computer skills
  • Your skills matched to real jobs
  • Increased confidence
  • Focused resumes and job search skills
  • Wage subsidy
  • Individual job coaching
  • Follow-up support
  • Information on Canadian workplace culture
  • Certifications, such as First Aid & Food Safe

Additional Program Information & Dates

No cost, 6-week training – 3 hours/day, Monday-Friday.
Please find the program schedule below (note that dates, times, and availabilities are subject to change):
  • August 21 – September 28, 12:30 pm – 4:15 pm

More Information

KCR Community Resources’ Employment Services can be contacted at:
620 Leon Avenue
Kelowna, BC
Phone: 250-763-8008
Email: ac.rcknull@secivrestnemyolpme
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