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maintain meaningful employment

helping you find, secure and

Helping you

find, secure and maintain meaningful employment

What is the Program about?

It’s a 6 week cohort-based program designed to assist individuals with multiple barriers to employment. You will gain the skills needed to find, secure, and maintain meaningful employment. This program is funded by the Government of Canada through the Canada-British Columbia Workforce Development Agreement.

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Next Cohort Dates

Due to COVID-19, in order to apply social distancing guidelines, Skills for Life and Work program is being delivered through virtual classes. Once the pandemic is over, we will return to in-person classes. 

  • April 27, 2020 (Richmond, Surrey, Vancouver) – In progress
  • Next Cohort – June 15, 2020
Register for the Program Today!

Email us your name and phone number and we will get back to you!

Online Info Session

Join Skills for Life and Work for an information session about this exciting new program to support individuals facing multiple barriers to employment. Learn about this 6-week cohort-based training and how we will help you with your employment needs.

  • June 4, 2020 – 10:00am – 11:00am
Register for the Online Info Session

Are you eligible for the program?

  1. A Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or protected person legally entitled to work in Canada
  2. A BC Resident
  3. Unemployed or Precariously Employed
  4. Not a full-time student
  5. Not actively participating in or receiving financial supports from another provincially or federally-funded labour market program.
Skills Life and Work Workshops

Virtual Community Workshops – May 2020

Join us every Tuesday in the month of May at 1:00pm to learn more tips and tricks to a successful job search.

Choose one topic, or attend all. Become better equipped to get that next job!

To register:

Download Workshop PDF

What is included?

  • Employment Counselling
  • Job Readiness Skills
  • Essential Skills Training
  • Occupational Skills Training
  • Job Coaching
  • Direct Job Placement

Benefits of the Program

  • Skills for life and work
  • Job search support
  • Job coaching
  • Employment experience opportunities
  • Follow-up support

Get in Touch!


  • Richmond: 110-6651 Elmbridge Way, Richmond, V7C5C2
  • Surrey: 200-7525 King George Blvd., Surrey, V3W5A8
  • Vancouver: 204-333 East Broadway, Vancouver, V5T1W5

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