Free tools and resources to help you with your job search
Even as a temporary resident (on a work permit) you’ll find you have access to free tools and resources to help you with your job search. Below is a local directory of Employment Services Centres, Government Programs, Websites and Online Tools to help you with your job search
For Labour Market information, career tools and resources to help you navigate B.C’s Labour Market visit https://www.workbc.ca/
WorkBC Employment Centres:
WorkBC offer local Employment Centres and Resource Rooms complete with computers, printing, job boards, community resources and brief assistance with proofing reading and tips from Career/Resource Advisors. Find your Local WorkBC Employment Services Centre and Resource Room for free job search support in British Columbia at https://www.workbc.ca/WorkBC-Centres.aspx
S.U.C.C.E.S.S – BCSIS BC Settlement and Integration Services :
The BC Settlement and Integration Services (BCSIS) provides information and referral, resources, and support to assist clients to pursue pathways of citizenship, increase their ability to enter or thrive in the BC labour market, and to establish connections in the workplace and community. BCSIS is funded by the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training. For more information visit http://www.successbc.ca/eng/services/settlement-services/bc-settlement-and-integration-services
Skilled Immigrant Info Centre at the Vancouver Public Library:
The Skilled Immigrant InfoCentre is an online and in-person resource centre that helps newcomers to Canada find the information they need to get a job or explore careers. Visit their website www.skilledimmigrants.vpl.ca
. or drop into level 4 at the Vancouver Public Library. Tours of the Job Search and Small Business section are also available Wednesdays and Thursdays at 2:30pm.
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Job Fairs and Employment Events in Metro Vancouver
Immigrant Support Services of BC – Career Services:
Newcomers or Permanent Residents to Canada may qualify for Career Services offered through Settlement and Mentoring programs.