|Are you new to Canada and eligible to work? If you need assistance
in finding work or exploring training options NIEFS can assist you. We
offer support services and have the resources required. We can also tell
you more about the *Skills Connect for Immigrants program for
immigrants to Canada. Contact our office today at 250-286-3441 or
by email at email@example.com .
See the following websites for information on Work in Canada, Canadian Work Culture, Credentials and Qualifications Recognition, Professional Sites, Associations and Sector Councils, and Canadian Language Benchmarks.
Download this Skills Connect for Immigrants brochure for more information.
There are several ways to come to British Columbia. This site provides information on how to become temporary workers, skilled and professional workers, international students in BC. It will also guide you through facts, trends and citizenship for immigration.
The Immigrant Welcome Centre of Campbell River website contains links to a vast array of information, services and resources for newcomers need to live, learn and work in the Campbell River area.
MISA is a non-profit organization that provides:
* information and help to people who have moved to Canada from other countries.
* resources, workshops and training to other agencies and community groups to assist them in learning how to provide service in a welcoming and sensitive way to people from diverse backgrounds.
* opportunities to celebrate diversity, meet people from other cultural backgrounds, and learn about racism and multiculturalism at social events and through volunteer opportunities.
The Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC-BC) aims to connect immigrants to employment that reflects their knowledge and experience. This site contains several good BC resources and links useful to immigrants and individuals working with immigrant populations
A on-line portal to information, programs and services that support immigrant employment in British Columbia, Canada. Resource guides for immigrants, employers and service providers.
This website has a wealth of information and articles for New Canadians on finding employment and establishing a career in Canada.
The main link to the Government of Canada’s immigration and citizenship services and information.
A website designed to assist people to gain the recognition they need to pursue their career and educational goals in Canada. ICES evaluates the credentials of people who have studied in other provinces or countries and determines comparable levels in British Columbia and Canadian terms.
The Working in Canada Tool will help you identify the name of your occupation in Canada and provide you with a detailed labour market information report (containing job duties, skill requirements, wage rates, etc.) for a chosen location in Canada.
The new Immigrant Skilled Trades Employment Program (ISTEP) promises to help landed immigrants build careers in BC's construction industry while helping employers to fill gaps in their workforce. Contact Paul Mitchell 250-475-1077
The Federal Internship for Newcomers (FIN) Program provides newcomers with valuable temporary Canadian work experience and training opportunities with federal government departments. Internships are offered in categories such as: policy, administration, project management, computer science, communications and science. A mentor will be provided for the duration of the internship. In addition to gaining work experience, you will be able to: •learn about Canadian workplace culture •understand hiring processes •network with members of the public service •attend orientation sessions or training
SITE BC is British Columbia’s unique forum for the engineering community from around the world representing the interests of BC’s internationally trained engineering community.