Career Mentorship Programs

MentorConnect

The MentorConnect program brings together skilled immigrants and established professionals in occupation-specific mentoring relationships. Skilled immigrants entering the program have the education, experience, and language skills to succeed in the Canadian labour market.

Career Mentoring for SUCCESS

The reer Mentoring for SUCCESS program allows you to experience employment coaching, and to network and connect with employers and professionals. All of our Employment for SUCCESS programs also provide settlement information, community & employment resources, and provide many opportunities to practice English language skills.

Employment Mentorships & Career Coaching

Employment Mentorship and Career Coaching connects newcomers to professionals and employers for 1-1 occupation specific mentoring exploring career fields, employment related goals and networking. Mentors are carefully selected, screened and oriented to educate newcomers about skills, trainings and qualifications required in a career field and show steps to acquire them.

Mentoring Services

Mentoring Services is a government-funded services which connect internationally trained professionals with qualified local mentors to help guide newcomers along their career development path. It allows for a safe environment for immigrant professionals to explore the local labour market, the “unspoken rules” of the Canadian workforce, and much more.

Newcomer Employment Program

Set of services and workshops which help newcomers to adapt their skills and/or knowledge for the Canadian work environment to increase their employability.        

Welcome Talent Canada

Welcome Talent Canada, our initiative in collaboration with LinkedIn, provides newcomers with the tools and resources they need to help them jump start their professional careers in Canada and find meaningful employment opportunities.

Workplace Connections Mentoring

For over 10 years, Workplace Connections Mentoring Program has been introducing newcomers to local professionals in a variety of fields including: Accounting, Architecture, Human Resources, Engineering, IT, Marketing, Business, Banking and Logistics. Professionals volunteer to be Career Mentors, to new immigrants, helping them to successfully restart their careers in the Canadian workplace.

Youth Employment Programs

Mentorship Program aims to connect youth to industry leader mentors. From the mentorship, we want to inspire youths and build capacity, employability, networks, and foster entrepreneurship. Through supportive, caring, and trusting relationships with mentors, we want to help guide youths in their career journey or self-employment endeavors.

YWCA Tech Connect

YWCA Tech Connect is a free program that supports newcomer women with experience in IT to secure rewarding careers in the tech industry.

Employment Program with Mentorship Component

British Columbia launched in January 2017, Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants Program check each service provider’s website below to find out your program stream and region

Archway Community Services' Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

The Government of Canada and Province of British Columbia are working with Archway Community Services to help newcomers like you find that perfect employment fit. The Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants program will assist you to gain experience, find employment, or improve employment within your field, with an individual approach that is tailored to meet your needs.

Back in Motion’s Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

Back in Motion’s Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants provides occupation-specific resources and support to help immigrant job seekers move into careers that match their qualifications. All services provided by Career Paths are fully funded by the Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Competitiveness and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

The Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society' s Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

Customized career counselling, occupational training supports and exam preparation for skilled immigrant job seekers. The Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society delivers Career Paths for Skilled Immigrant to the communities of Campbell River, Courtenay, Comox Valley, Ladysmith, Nanaimo, Parksville and Port Alberni.

Douglas Collage's Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

The Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants' employment program gives eligible participants the career coaching and resources they need to gain employment in their field of training and expertise.

ISSofBC's Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

Get access to training funds, learn occupation-specific language, connect to employers, and gain Canadian work experience to help you find career success.   

MOSAIC's Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

Newcomers to Canada struggle to gain entry to the workplace, but not for a lack of skills or enthusiasm. Newcomers find it a challenge to translate their skills, qualifications and experiences in a way that local employers will value. The MOSAIC Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants program helps to bridge that gap and transition immigrants and refugees into the workplace.

North Shore Multicultural Society's Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

The program includes a series of unique workshops geared towards career development for professionals, networking and mentoring opportunities, site tours of local companies, financial support for skills enhancement, and a workplace practicum for eligible and qualified clients.

PICS's Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

The Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants Project provides customized services for up to 22 months to assist skilled immigrants with experience in Sales and Service occupations (Corporate Sales Management, Retail and Wholesale Trade Management, and Restaurant and Food Service Management) to obtain employment in their specialized field.

Inter-Cultural Association's Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

Get access to training funds, learn occupation-specific language, connect to employers, and gain Canadian work experience to help you find career success.   

For information on more employment programs and other settlement services available for newcomers to BC, download PeaceGeeks’ Arrival Advisor mobile app. Available for free at Google Playstore and Apple App Store.

Get access to training funds, learn occupation-specific language, connect to employers, and gain Canadian work experience to help you find career success.