Organizations that provide screened, job-ready candidates

Abbotsford Community Services (ACS)

This organization offers a variety of services to new immigrants including skills and qualification assessments, language and skill upgrading, and other services that help new immigrant talent connect with employers.

2420 Montrose Avenue,
Abbotsford, BC, V2S 3S9,
Canada
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Tel: (604) 217-0444

Email: info@abbotsfordcommunityservices.com
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Fraserside Community Services Society

Employment Service Centre (ESC) in New Westminster supports both employers and job seekers in terms of finding options and solutions to specific employment needs.

519 7th Street (2nd floor)
New Westminster, BC V3M 6A7
Tel: (604) 522-9701
Fax: (604) 522-4031
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sylvia@fraserside.BC.ca
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Greater Trail Community Skills Centre

Offers a variety of services to local employers to identify talented candidates entering the workforce who are suitable for their HR needs.

123-1290 Esplanade
Trail, BC V1R 4T2
Canada
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Tel:(250) 368-6360
Fax:(250) 368-6370

ccorbett@communityskillscentre.com

GT Hiring Solutions

Partners with government, industry and community service providers to develop and deliver innovative employment programs and services. Assists employers to find suitable part-time, full-time or contract employees. Services are provided in Victoria, Nanaimo, Burnaby and Chilliwack.

726, 4710 Kingsway
Burnaby , BC V5H 4M2
Canada
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Tel: (604) 430-5627
Fax: (604) 451-5648

info@gthiringsolutions.ca
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Hecate Strait Employment Development Society

Offers services to help employers recruit and hire talented candidates. Services include: Recruiting, Hiring, Training, and Targeted Skills Shortages programs. Offices are located in Prince Rupert, Masset and Queen Charlotte.

208 First Avenue East
Prince Rupert, BC V8J 4M8
Canada
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Tel: (250) 624-9498
Fax: (250) 627-4397

reception@hseds.ca
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Immigrant and Multicultural Services Society

Located in Prince George IMSS provides a range of services to help connect immigrant talent with employers.

1633 Victoria Street
Prince George, BC V2L 2L4
Canada
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Tel: (250) 562-2900
Fax: (250) 563-4852

imss.pg@shawcable.com
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Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSofBC)

Local employers have access to hiring services provided at no cost, as well as workplace training courses. Offices are located in Vancouver, Coquitlam, Surrey, Richmond, Burnaby and New Westminster.

207-7355 Canada Way
Burnaby, BC V3N 4Z6
Canada
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200-620 Royal Avenue
New Westminster, BC V3M 1J2
Canada
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Tel: (604) 684-2561
Fax: (604) 689-1305

carol.cordeiro@issbc.org
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Intercultural Association of Greater Victoria (ICA)

Supports immigrants to integrate into the Canadian work culture and connect with jobs and employers.

930 Balmoral Road
Victoria, BC V8T 1A8
Canada
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Tel: (250) 388-4728
Fax: (250) 386-4395

dhamblin@icavictoria.org
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Kamloops Cariboo Regional Immigrants Society (Formerly Kamloops Immigrant Services)

Kamloops Immigrant Services (KIS) is an agency devoted to welcoming immigrants and newcomers to Kamloops and the surrounding areas. This agency is administered by Kamloops Cariboo Regional Immigrants society – a registered non-profit society and charity. KIS provides a host of confidential services free to eligible participants. They support newcomers to settle into the community and assist with integration to Canadian society through a welcoming and inclusive philosophy.

448 Tranquille Road
Kamloops, BC V2B 3H2
Canada
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Tel: (778) 470-6101
Toll free: 866-672-0855

kis@immigrantservices.ca
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Alberni Valley Employment Centre

The Alberni Valley Employment Centre is the WorkBC Employment Services Centre for the Alberni-Clayoquot region of Vancouver Island (serving Port Alberni, Ucluelet and Tofino).  Services for employers include job posting services.

4805B Mar Street
Port Alberni, BC V9Y 8J5
Canada
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Tel:(250) 724-4560
Fax:(250) 724-4565

info@avemployment.ca
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ASPECT

As a Skills Connect provider, ASPECT offers a wide range of services to help connect new immigrants with employers. ASPECT’s Targeted Skills Shortage Program is provided in the Vancover Island, Lower Mainland, Thompson-Okanagan, Kootenays, Nechako, Northeast, and Cariboo regions.

975 Alston St
Victoria, BC V9A 3S5
Canada

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Tel: (250) 382-9675
Fax: (250) 382-9677

info@avemployment.ca
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Back in Motion

The organization is committed to connecting highly skilled and job ready immigrants to employers based on their skills, knowledge and experience, and addressing the labour shortage experienced by BC employers. Services are provided in their Coquitlam, Burnaby, Richmond and Surrey offices.

202-405 North Road
Coquitlam, BC V3K 3V9
Canada
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Tel: (604) 273-7600
Fax: (604) 273-1177

info@skillsconnect.ca
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BC Construction Association – STEP (Skilled Trades Employment Program)

STEP has been supplying BC construction employers with job-ready workers for skilled trades jobs since 2006. From initial screening and assessment to training and supplies, STEP quickly finds the right candidates for your skilled trades jobs and apprenticeships. STEP can also support your existing staff, guiding their transition from non-skilled positions into the trades. STEP has Regional Employment Placement Specialists in Abbotsford, Fort St. Johm, Kamloops, Kelowna, Nanaimo, Nelson, Penticton, Prince George, Prince Rupert, Terrace, Vancouver, and Victoria.

3636 East 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V3M 1M3
Canada
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Tel: (604) 293-6591
Fax: (604) 298-9472

STEPvancouver@bccassn.com
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Burnaby Multicultural Society

Offers a variety of services to the immigrant population so that local employers have access to job ready candidates.

6255 Nelson Avenue
Burnaby, BC V5H 4T5
Canada
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Tel: (604) 431-4131
Fax: (604) 431-4131

info@thebms.ca
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Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society

CVIMS is a registered charity providing a variety services to immigrants. They work in collaboration with employers and skilled and motivated employees. The programs are provided free of charge and are designed to support employers’ needs.

114-285 Prideaux Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 2N2
Canada
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Tel: (250) 753-6911
Fax: (250) 753-4250

rdawkes@cvims.org
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DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society (DIVERSEcity)

DIVERSECity assists immigrant job seekers in the process of integration into the Canadian workforce and raises awareness about the economic and cultural contributions immigrants make to Canadian society.

1107-7330 137th Street
Surrey, BC V3W 1A3
Canada
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Tel: (604) 597-0205
Fax: (604) 590-4299

careerservices@dcrs.ca
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Douglas College – The Training Group

Specializes in designing and delivering customized training and programs in Labour Market & Career Transition Services, Self Employment & Entrepreneurship, Short Term Industry and Vocational Programs, and Industry and Workforce Development. As a Skills Connect for Immigrants service provider they provide a broad range of services to employers. They have offices in Burnaby, Surrey, Coquitlam and Langley.

4250 Kingsway
Burnaby, BC V5H 1Z5
Canada
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Tel: (604) 588-7772
Fax: (604) 588-7774

skillsconnect@douglascollege.ca
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Employment Connections

Employment Connections in Fort St. John offers a broad range of services to help connect new immigrants and other job seekers with employers.

101-9907 – 99 Avenue
Fort St John, BC V1J 1V1
Canada
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Tel: (250) 787-0024
Fax: (250) 787-0028

jeannette@employmentconnections.bc.ca
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Kelowna Community Resources

Kelowna Community Resources is a socially-responsive Agency dedicated to meeting community, government and individual needs. KCR does this by providing access to resources, services, and products; providing support programs that encourage participant involvement, self-reliance and independence; bringing individuals and organizations together to work collaboratively for the benefit of the community; recognizing individuality by tailoring services to meet unique needs; and fostering diversity.

#120 – 1735 Dolphin Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 8A6
Canada
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Tel: (250) 763-8008
Fax: (250) 763-7608

info@kcr.ca
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Kitimat Community Services Society

Kitimat Community Services Society is a non-profit organization that is committed to improving the quality of life for all citizens in the Kitimat Valley by providing programs to enhance personal, academic and employment potential.

562 Mountainview Square,
Kitimat, BC V8C 2N2
Canada
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Tel: (250) 632-6581
Fax: (250) 632-6561

esc.kcss@telus.net
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MOSAIC

Offers free services to employers to help with their staffing needs by connecting them with qualified applicants who are ready to work in many occupations in Vancouver, Burnaby and North Vancouver

312-2555 Commercial Dr.
Vancouver, BC V5N 4C1
Canada
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Tel: (604) 708-9300
Fax: (604) 708-9314

employmentprograms@mosaicbc.com
skillsconnect@mosaicbc.com
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North Island Employment Foundations Society (NIEFS)

Provides free services for people living on Northern Vancouver Island who are unemployed, under-employed, or facing an imminent lay-off.

870C 13th Avenue
Campbell River, BC V9W 4H2
Canada
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Tel: (250) 286-3441
Fax: (250) 286-3447

jobs@niefs.net
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North Okanagan Employment Enhancement Society (NOEES)

Provides employment programs for jobseekers, assistance to skilled immigrants, programs to help employers and jobseekers expand sustainable employment, and other services.

012-3201 30th Street
Vernon, BC V1T 9G9
Canada
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Tel: (250) 545-0585
Fax: (250) 545-5418

skillsconnect@noees.com

North Shore Multicultural Society

Offers free employment services and a drop-in resource centre supporting immigrants and links employers with the skilled job seekers.

207-123 East 15th Street
North Vancouver, BC V7L 2P7
Canada
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Tel: (604) 988-2931
Fax: (604) 988-2960

office@nsms.ca
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Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS)

Offers job seekers and employers free access to various resources and programs, as well as specialized services to immigrants facing multiple barriers during the job search process.

200-8161 Main Street
Vancouver, BC V5X 3L2
Canada
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Tel: (604) 324-7733
Fax: (604) 324-7744

varinderjit.chawla@pics.BC.ca
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S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

Assists job seekers to overcome employment obstacles and helps connect immigrant talent and other job seekers with employers. The Service Centres are located in Fort St. John, Tri-Cities, Surrey, Richmond, Burnaby, and Vancouver.

118-5021 Kingsway
Burnaby, BC V5H 4A5
Canada
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217-610 6th Street
New Westminster, BC V3L 3C2
Canada
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Unit 360-666 6th Street
New Westminster, BC V3L 5H1
Canada
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Tel: (604) 231-3344
Fax: (604) 231-0345

embracingdiversity@success.bc.ca
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Shuswap Settlement Services Society

Shuswap Settlement Services Society offers services for immigrant and refugee newcomers, including settlement and integration, translation and interpretation, mentoring, job search assistance and guidance, volunteer matching, and peer support. We also provide outreach and education in the community through community development workshops on anti-racism, multiculturalism, diversity awareness, immigration, and human rights.

371 Hudson Ave. NE Box 304 Stn. Main
Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4N3
Canada
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Tel: (250) 804-2726

sass@shaw.ca
immigrantservices@shaw.ca
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South Okanagan Immigrant and Community Services (SOICS)

Offers a variety services and programs to immigrants in order to assist in their settlement and integration, find careers and learn all they need to know about starting their new lives in Canada.

508 Main Street
Penticton, BC V2A 5C7
Canada
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Tel: (250) 492-6299
Fax: (250) 490-4684

reception@soics.ca
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Training Innovations

Training Innovations provides community-based employment services that help people achieve their work goals, manage their careers and succeed in the workplace. As a Skills Connect provider, they offer a range of services to help connect new immigrants with employers. They have offices in Burnaby, North Vancouver, Port Moody, Squamish and Whistler.

601-130 Brew Street
Port Moody, BC V3H 0E3
Canada
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Tel: (604) 917-0286
Toll free: 866-298-4757
Fax: (604) 917-0287

info@training-innovations.com
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Vernon & District Immigrant Services Society

Vernon and District Immigrant Services’ WorkBC counsellors provide individual labour market information, referrals and support; assist you in identifing and assessing your needs and barriers and provide you with information, options and referrals to relevant services and resources within the community; offers Volunteer Tutors for one on one tutoring as well as Conversation Groups; and offer language instruction for newcomers.

#100-3003 30th Street
Vernon, BC
Canada
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Tel: (250) 542-4177
Fax: (250) 542-6554

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Victoria Immigrant & Refugee Centre Society

Provides support in terms of the settlement and adjustment of immigrants and refugees in Canada.

637 Bay Street (3rd floor)
Victoria, BC V8W 2Z6
Canada
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Tel: (250) 361-9433
Fax: (250) 361-1914

info@vircs.bc.ca
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YWCA Metro Vancouver

Through its partnerships with service providers in South Vancouver and Vancouver’s North Shore, YWCA Metro Vancouver offers specialized employment services for immigrant men and women of all ages.

Tel: (604) 987-4473
Fax: (604) 684-9171

enquire@ywcavan.org
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