“Job Options” for Mature Workers

iconJOAre you looking to change directions in your career or get back to work? Career Link is offering an employment program this fall for mature adults to prepare for the next step in their career. It is suitable for someone who has been unemployed while raising children, or who would like to find a more suitable job for their lifestyle. Make the changes you want to make in a supportive environment at Job Options.

 

Eligibility

  • Over 30 years old.
  • Unemployed
  • Not a student
  • Not on EI (now or in past 3 years)
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Have not participated in a similar program
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Program Details

This program will run between October 14th and November 11th between 9am and 3pm. Job Options features 4 weeks of classroom based learning focusing on job search skills, employment skills and life skills development. During this time participants will also receive a variety of specific training and certifications required to meet their career goals.

Support for transitioning to employment will also be provided. By offering a training stipend of $250/week for four weeks and funding for transportation, work clothes and equipment we aim to help make it easier to succeed.

Continued support will be offered following the program including job placements and one-on-one help with job search.

How to Apply

Those interested in applying should contact Job Options program coordinator, Nicole Townsend, by calling Career Link 604.485.7958 or by email at Nicole@careerlinkbc.com

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