realizing potential

transforming lives

transforming lives

realizing potential

BACK in MOTION
Employment Services

Back in Motion Employment provides industry-leading, professional employment solutions, to assist people in overcoming barriers and reaching their full employment potential.

Guided by our motivation to transform lives and build vibrant communities, our services address both sides of employment-related challenges: the job seeker’s need for meaningful and sustainable employment, and the labour shortage experienced by BC employers.

Recognized as leaders in customer service and satisfaction, our personable and professional staff have extensive experience supporting individuals with diverse needs to achieve employment. We are proud to serve the entire community, including the unemployed or underemployed, immigrants and refugees, youth, women, persons with disabilities, and the general public.

Our Back in Motion team is ethnically diverse, and includes multi-lingual professionals from around the world, offering services in: Punjabi, Hindi, Mandarin, Arabic, Cantonese, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Tagalog, Farsi and more. We currently offer Employment Services to clients and employers in 15 communities across Metro Vancouver and up the Sea to Sky Corridor.

Customized Employment

Customized Employment (CE) provides highly individualized placement services to persons with disabilities. The focus is to maximize unique strengths, and reflect the CE philosophy of “Real Work for Real Pay.” Through CE, we offer comprehensive services and support to both the job seeker and employer. CE can be accessed through WorkBC Centres across Metro Vancouver.

Employment Services for Newcomers & Immigrants

Through Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants, Back in Motion provides occupation-specific resources and support to help immigrant job seekers find employment that matches their skills, experience and knowledge.

Employment Services for Youth/Women

Through Women@Work, Back in Motion empowers young women to gain skills and experience to prepare them for meaningful employment. We offer paid training, and also coordinate work experience opportunities with employers in BC’s tourism industry.

Transitional Employment

Back in Motion has partnered with Manpower in Alberta, to deliver Career Leap. Through this program, we support individuals experiencing difficulty entering the workforce, as well as highly skilled professionals and those transitioning to other industries or occupations. Through employment placement and supports, unpaid work exposure, and direct job matching, we help clients find work as quickly as possible, based on transferable skills.

Integrated Training

Back in Motion has partnered with Manpower in Alberta, along with SAIT and U of A, to deliver TECHCareers in Calgary and Edmonton. This innovative technical skills training program prepares individuals with the skills they need to enter the workforce as a Software Developer or Network Specialist. Local employers provide input to SAIT’s tech training curriculum, and also offer work experience opportunities to program participants. With the skills developed during the program, we help clients find work in the growing Alberta tech industry.

Job Search Support Services

Back in Motion helps WorkSafeBC injured workers return to suitable employment and obtain the best possible return to work outcomes, by supporting Workers in their job search and helping them maintain durable employment post-injury.

“All staff made me feel comfortable when answering difficult questions and sharing personal information.”

Client

“The BiM team provides a responsive service and develops a rapport with their clients that I have never seen in any other program.”

Rehabilitation Consultant

“I have referred a number of clients with complex disability issues to Back in Motion. They are my go-to provider based on customer service, client feedback and outcomes.”

Rehabilitation Consultant, LTD Company

“Both doctors I met with were empathetic but realistic. They focused on recovery, not the negative or what I couldn’t do yet.”

Client

“The team put together an excellent rehab program, and made my work less stressful.”

Client

“I am grateful to Back in Motion for getting me started on my future again.”

Client