Subject: Upcoming Career Events and Programs

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Upcoming Career Events and Programs for Newcomers

Whether you're a trained professional looking to break into your industry in Canada, or a newcomer with limited work experience looking for a job - in the next two weeks, we've got events to help you find employment.

*For more info on all these events & more, visit the ISSofBC Events Calendar*

How To Attend A Career Fair Workshop Autumn hiring fairs will be here soon! Are you ready? Join this workshop to:
  • Prepare yourself – to make a great first impression
  • Learn how to make the most of the few minutes you have with each employer
  • Practice your handshake 
  • Develop a pivotal follow-up strategy
Thursday Aug 23, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

#320 – 22470 Dewdney Trunk Road, Maple Ridge

Please REGISTER with Kim Abram at 778 372 6551 (ext. 1278) or

Skills and Supports for Job Success Program: new Vancouver AND Coquitlam Sessions - Are you a newcomer looking for work? The Job Success Program can help! This free employment program offers:

  • 5 weeks of employment workshops
  • Work experience and connections with employers
  • Free short-term training (eg. First Aid, Food Safe, Forklift etc.)
  • Work clothing supports
  • Bus ticket support for job search

There are 2 upcoming sessions: the Vancouver session begins August 20th (last day to register is August 24th!) and the Coquitlam session (for Coquitlam residents) begins on September 4th

For more information or to register for the Vancouver session, contact Negin or Surleena at 604-684-2123 ext. 1232 or at

For more info or to register for the Coquitlam session, contact Martha Contreras at
604-684-6199 or at

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