Struggling to find work in your field? If you’re a newcomer with professional experience, this may be the program for you. Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants program provides services to help immigrants find skilled employment in BC that uses the education and experience they bring to Canada. Customized to participant needs, including support specific to in-demand occupations.
What we provide:
- Action planning that is tailored to your career goals
- English training and workplace language training
- Job search support for your targeted occupation
- Evaluation and assessment of your credentials
- Partially or fully funded skills training and upgrading
- Mentoring and networking opportunities
- Opportunities to gain Canadian work experience through work placements
- One-on-one help with your job search
Who can join?
- Permanent resident within the last 5 years
- Intermediate to advanced level of English (as verified by a current English language assessment)
- 3 years of pre-arrival experience and educational certification (degree, diploma or certificate); 1 year of pre-arrival experience for youth (19-30 years)
- Currently underemployed or unemployed and not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) or Income Assistance
- Committed to actively looking for work in your desired field
Services are provided to residents of Kelowna, Lake Country, Vernon, Salmon Arm, Sicamous, Revelstoke, Kamloops, Peachland, Summerland, Penticton, Princeton, and Osoyoos.
ContactFor more information or to schedule a pre-screen interview:
Patrick & Katie, 250.763.8008 ext 153, or email