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Western Community College provides access to higher education opportunities that enable our students to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve their professional goals, improve the productivity of their organizations, and provide leadership for the ultimate benefit of both themselves, and their communities.
At Western Community College, we adopt a unique policy of providing individualized attention to each student by maintaining an appropriate instructor to student ratio. The goal of each of our courses is to help students develop a career plan that meets their objectives in life, while providing them the skills to succeed. We welcome the opportunity to enrich our students, both academically and professionally. Contact us today to take the next step toward building your career.
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100's of Exhibitors to help build your career!
Employers from all industry sectors will be looking to hire talented candidates. You could be one!
Learn about programs from different universities and colleges that can help to grow your career.
Meet the great Non-Profit organzitions from the Lower Maninland that are offering Employment Programs to get you started on your new career.
Great opportunity to meet new people and make new connections to advance your employment prospects. Whether a new immigrant, someone entering the Labour Market or if you are looking to change careers - This is the place for you!
The Skilled Immigrant Info Centre an online and in-person resource centre that helps newcomers to Canada find the information they need to get a job, explore careers, or start a business. All of our services and resources are free and are created by staff at the Vancouver Public Library.
Visit us online at https://www.vpl.ca/siic
Drake Medox is a fully accredited college specializing in short duration training programs in Healthcare and Social Services. Classes are offered on weekdays, weekends, and evenings so students can select a schedule that best suits their individual needs and allows them to continue to work while they study. Interest free monthly payment plans and support in applying for Student Loans are available.
Over 98% of graduates go onto secure jobs earning up to $25 per hour in careers where they will find opportunities for growth and the satisfaction of knowing they make a positive difference in the lives of some of the most vulnerable members of our society.
Education advisors are available to answer questions and provide information 7 days a week at 604 629-0196. Call to learn more about how in just 6 months you can earn a diploma and start working in a stable and rewarding new job!
Check us out at: https://www.drakemedoxcollege.ca/
In order to better leverage our resources and expertise, and to better serve a burgeoning market, our company's operations were relocated to British Columbia. Since then we have been continuously serving our local community.
We are fully committed to providing top quality commercial, residential, interior and exterior painting and coating. Each individual project, no matter how big or small, is given great importance, attention to detail and is completed on time. In fact. we are the only company that offers a full service, product quality, and completion time guarantee.
At new York Painting and Coating Ltd., we have become a well-organized brand in today's market. Our deep-rooted corporate beliefs in providing a superior service at a reasonable price, coupled with our well-rounded professionalism and customer focus are the driving forces behind our business operations.
From the best commercial, residential, interior and exterior painting and coating products and tools that we use to the fully qualified and dedicated people we employ, our mission is to provide everyone of our customers with an outstanding experience.
Check out our website: https://newyorkpaintingltd.com/
The WorkBC Assistive Technology Services program, operated by Neil Squire, helps people who face obstacles in their employment-related activities by providing access to assistive technology. The program provides funding for supports such as assistive devices, equipment and technology, ergonomic and restorative supports, communication and hearing devices related to work, workplace access and modification, and vehicle modifications. The program is not only for those who are working; it’s also available to those who are job searching through WorkBC Employment Services. Supports available through
Assistive Technology Services include:
• Assistive devices, equipment and technology
• Ergonomic supports (e.g. ergonomic furniture, lighting systems)
• Restorative supports (e.g. canes, crutches)
• Attendant services related to work (e.g. assistance with mobility)
• American Sign Language (ASL) interpreting and captioning services
• Communication and hearing devices related to work
• Workplace access and modification • Vehicle modifications
To be eligible for Assistive Technology Services, you must:
• Be a resident of and be legally eligible to work in British Columbia and 16 years of age or older
• Need assistive equipment, devices or disability supports to start work or to avoid losing:
o your current work or
o self-employment or,
o volunteer work that is part of a longer term goal of employment
Questions about WorkBC Assistive Technology Services? Need help applying?
Contact us: 1-844-453-5506
Please visit www.workbc-ats.ca for more information about WorkBC Assistive Technology Services.
About Purdys Chocolatier
Since 1907, Purdys Chocolatier has been delighting chocolate lovers near and far with hand crafted, premium chocolates. Family-owned and operated since 1963, Purdy’s Chocolates are still made in its famous Vancouver factory kitchen using only the finest ingredients from around the world. With a reputation for premium quality chocolates, culture of innovation, creativity and customer service; Purdys Chocolatier is delighted to have been voted by our employees as one of the Canada's Best Employers.
The Purdys difference is that we truly recognize the value of our people. We reward you with competitive compensation, recognition for your achievements, opportunities for ongoing training to grow professionally and personally, delicious perks, and much, much more.
General Help (Factory and Warehouse) join our efficient Production Teams at our Chocolate Factory and Warehouse in Vancouver, BC! Assist in making, packing chocolates by hand into gift boxes and shipping orders from our warehouse for shops and customers.
Truck Driver Loads and unloads trucks, assists in the warehouse, shuttles and deliveries in a 5 ton truck as needed. Air brake certification required.
Janitor Cleaning the plant and removing garbage and recycling daily
Customer Support Representative (Full time contract) Engage with customers over the phone, promote our group and fundraising programs, and work in a team environment.
Retail Chocolate Sales Connoisseur Engage with customers, sell and share your passion for chocolate! Various retail locations.
Various office roles Support office-8330 Chester St, Vancouver BC
See www.purdys.com/careersfor current postings and details
The Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) is the training, governing, and regulatory body for over 38,000 CPA members and 6,000 CPA candidates. CPABC carries out its primary mission to protect the public by enforcing the highest professional and ethical standards and contributing to the advancement of public policy. CPAs are on the front lines of business in BC, and they see firsthand the issues that are affecting investment and the economy. Our members advise multinational corporations, small businesses, not-for-profits, government agencies, and countless individuals. They are highly regarded for their leadership in the field of public accounting, their strategic insight in the boardrooms of top corporations, and their guidance in government and public sector accounting. Each provincial CPA body is a member organization of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), which represents more than 217,000 professional accountants across the country and around the world.
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Back in Motion Employment provides industry-leading, professional employment solutions, to assist people in overcoming barriers and reaching their full employment potential. Upon completion of our programs, our participants gain skills, certifications, and confidence to be a strong candidate in their job search. Programs’ Offered:
Back in Motion’s Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants program supports internationally trained professionals looking to re-build their pre-arrival careers in the local job market. It is a FREE employment support program that provides occupation-specific resources and support to help immigrant jobseekers move into careers that match their qualifications. We serve clients who live in Richmond, Delta, Surrey, Langley, White Rock, and Aldergrove, as well as BC Priority Health Occupations Province-wide which include: Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Medical Lab Technicians, Dietitians and Veterinarians. Email us at email@example.com or call us 604-575-3800 for more information.
Skills for Life and Work:
This 6-week cohort-based training is designed to support persons with multiple barriers to employment. We help participants gain meaningful and sustainable employment through hands-on workshops and one-on-one supports. Our program includes job search and career exploration techniques to become a better job seeker. We also spend time building confidence and coping skills through our soft skills and essential skills training. All of our participants get an opportunity to hear from speakers and potential employers. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604 273 7350.
This 9-week training program is designed to address employment barriers faced by Persons with Disabilities. WarehouseAbilities is tailored to industry needs, with skills training and supports that prepare individuals for sustainable employment in the high-demand warehousing sector. Our uniquely designed program offers a hybrid model of virtual training and in-person hands-on supports. Our participants get hands-on work simulation activities in a real-life warehouse setting, while gaining key certifications in the warehousing sector such as WHMIS, Occupational First Aid, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Forklift Operator, Scissor/Boom Lift, and Fall Protection.
Email us at email@example.com
or call 604 273 7350.
How we help:
Employment readiness skills training Job Readiness Skills
Essential Skills Training
Occupational Skills Training
Technology support for those who qualify
Training Completion Bonus for those who complete their training with us
* Job Coaching & Job Placement support for up to three months after the training
Since 1967, NEC Native Education College has been offering a culturally appropriate and supportive learning environment for Indigenous learners. NEC is located in Vancouver, BC on the ancestral and unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
NEC offers a variety of Certificate and Diploma programs that vary anywhere between 6 months to 11 months. This includes in-class sessions and practicum placements. Our Certificate and Diploma programs are transferrable to other post-secondary programs in British Columbia including: Capilano University, UBC, NVIT, and SFU.
The programs we offer are:
· Indigenous Adult Basic Education (academic upgrading)
· Office Administration and Employment Training
· Indigenous Early Childhood Education Certificate and Diploma
· Indigenous Justice Studies
· Indigenous Land Stewardship
· Family and Community Counselling Certificate and Diploma
· Health Care Assistant
Starting in Fall 2022, we will be offering a new program called Indigenous Digital Leadership, a 6-month certificate program that trains students to become Technology Support Specialists.
To find out more information and decide if NEC is right for you visit our website at www.necvancouver.org.
It’s never too late to go back to school.
NEC offers amazing tours of the school. If you’re interested in visiting NEC, feel free to contact Adriana the Recruitment Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org or Liz, Marketing Specialist, at email@example.com
We make people feel safe and inspire our staff to believe they can make a difference in everything they do. We believe that diversity enables the company to grow towards a better future. By creating an environment which is inclusive and provides equal opportunity for all, ideas are generated which help to solve the problems of a changing and increasingly complex world. Our mission, vision, and values enabled us to be a finalist of the 2021 Canadian HR Awards' Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion category. We are making a difference by encouraging all Securiguard Members to partake and practice allyship, educate themselves, and inspire others to take action!
Concierge Security Guards –
Our Concierges are Customer Service Ambassadors, responsible for greeting and welcoming guests, providing excellent customer service, answering phone calls, receiving packages and answering tenant inquiries. In addition to customer service, our Concierge Guards are responsible for security functions including access control, patrolling the interior and exterior premises (parking lots, stairwells, hallways and common areas), providing detailed incident reports, and coordinating with police and other emergency providers if required.
Customer Service & Security Professionals –
As a full-time or part-time security guard, you'll be responsible for the protection of people and assets by patrolling designated areas, identifying, and reporting safety hazards and reporting security breaches, as well as completing all reporting and radio check-ins. Other duties may include responding to alarms and emergencies and controlling access to the site. You will provide excellent customer service to our clients and guests, while providing a visual security presence to deter and detect unauthorized guests.
BC Liquor Retail Security Officer –
As a Retail Security Officer (RSO) you will be posted at the store entrance/exit or locations that have been identified as high loss to act as a visual security deterrence. RSOs are not expected nor permitted to apprehend shoplifters. As RSOs are often the first and last image a customer has of the retailer, we are seeking candidates that can demonstrate high-quality customer service and always portray a professional image.
Found out more: https://www.securiguard.com/
Paladin Security: Making the World a Safer and Friendlier Place!
Our mission is to provide our clients with the finest security services and products available in the marketplace. Through our extensive complement of high-quality products and services, we will enable our clients to run their operations with minimal effort and concern for their safety and security. We will provide the very best in quality which, in no uncertain terms, means investing heavily into the selection, support, supervision, and personal development of our people. We will develop the most responsive customer service programs in the industry by creating strong lines of communication and by investing in leading-edge technology that adds value to our customers.
Do you have superior customer service skills and a passion for helping people? Are you able to think quickly on your feet and defuse difficult situations? Your track record of handling a great deal of responsibility combined with your varied life experience and enthusiasm for a job well done make you an ideal candidate for our team! The Paladin Difference starts with our security officers; we're the best because we hire the best. We believe in promoting from within, respecting people and their differences, providing high-quality service and always having fun! If you think you have what it takes to join our team, we want to meet you!
Job Title Description No. of positions
More than 50 positions available
10 positions available
Dispatch / Operators
5 positions available
Northwest Skills Institute is an industry focused training organization. Our programs are geared specifically for industry, making students more qualified and ready for work.
For Job Seekers, we offer a comprehensive selection of technical courses and vocational certificate programs. Our programs are designed to fill high-demand occupations in industries critical to our economy.
For Employers, we offer an assortment of industry designed training programs in key business areas. Our programs are online and face-to-face. In addition, we have a train-the-trainer program that will train your key employee to teach any subject to your workforce.
For Non-profits, we are the training partner for employment, skills, and job readiness. Our comprehensive industry designed programs are online and face-to-face.
Looking for participants for the upcoming employment specific training programs.
Contact us at: https://nwskills.org/
Founded in 1905, the mandate of the Association of British Columbia Land Surveyors (ABCLS) is to regulate the practice of professional land surveying in British Columbia. The ABCLS is established under the Land Surveyors Act as a self-government body and regulates a province-wide membership of over 340 practising British Columbia Land Surveyors. Including members in training and nonpracticing land surveyors, the total membership of the ABCLS is over 700. The ABCLS has a goal to increase awareness of land surveying as a career to ensure the number of practising BC land surveyors is adequate to protect the public interest.
Learn more: https://abcls.ca/
Vancouver Career College is a premier vocational institute with campuses across the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. With a student-focused approach to learning, it offers comprehensive career training in industries like business, healthcare, teaching education, legal studies, art and design, and more. All programs and courses are tailored to meet the demands of a competitive job market, and students learn to be adaptive and responsive to industry standards. Vancouver Career College offers practicum placements for all of its programs, allowing students to put their newly acquired skills to the test in the real world. This experience also enables students to learn how to apply theory to practice, demonstrate their development, and gain essential experience on the job. Campus locations include Abbotsford, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Surrey, and Vancouver. All programs have rolling start dates to help students accelerate their journey to become job-ready.
VCAD began as a branch of the Victoria College of Art and Design, which has taught artists and imaginative people to follow their creative passions for more than 35 years. Building on these roots, VCAD has rapidly grown into a centre for creative innovation and a dynamic college of applied arts.
VCAD has become highly regarded for providing a well-rounded education in the arts and providing an environment with an emphasis on creativity and individuality. Our campuses in Vancouver, Calgary, and Mississauga prepare students for rewarding careers in art and design.
At VCAD, we foster passion in our students across all of our programs, including:*
· 3D Modeling Animation Art and Design
· Architecture Design and Technology
· Fashion Design – Specialization in Marketing
· Game Development and Design
· Graphic Design
· Interior Design
· Marketing and Merchandizing for Fashion
· Visual Effects Art and Design
VCAD has developed a reputation for excellence due to the high quality of programming we offer and the success our students find after graduation. Our programs are designed to give students a career-focused curriculum through a combination of theoretical learning and hands-on training. Graduates of VCAD will have developed the knowledge and skills they need to thrive in art and design careers, with the ability to innovate and adapt to the changing needs of the industry.
* Program availability varies by campus.
Contact Us: https://www.vcad.ca/
For more than 50 years, CDI College has been transforming lives through education. As one of Canada's premier career-training providers, we offer robust, market-driven programs focused on helping students develop the skills leading employers demand in the business, technology, and healthcare industries.
We've seen our graduates embark on fulfilling careers. From the quality of our instructors to facilities and resources, the main goal at CDI College has always been (and always will be) to provide our students with a superior education geared toward a successful and long-term career.
Students at CDI College are trained by instructors who bring years of professional experience into the classroom. Having spent time in the fields they teach, they enhance curricula to meet potential employers' needs and expectations.
Our career-focused programs ensure you gain the right skill set to launch a meaningful career. We understand that many people want to continue their education but can't afford the time or money required to earn a four-year degree. While students in other schools are still in the classroom, CDI College graduates are already in the workplace.
Talk to Us: https://www.cdicollege.ca/
There are many benefits to joining Loblaw Companies Limited, Canada’s leading food and pharmacy retailer. Every day, we ensure our customers have access to quality products that help them live life well. Our Distribution Centres help customers get access to the items they need -- making sure that our stores are always stocked with everyone’s favorite brands. One of our favorite benefits is our CDP Program! This provides our colleagues with 10% off at Superstores and now, its offered to all new hires upon starting!!
Loblaw Companies Limited is made up of five independent divisions:
- Shoppers Drug Mart
- Loblaw Market
- PC Financial
- Joe Fresh
Our company recognizes Canada’s diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. If you are ready to take your success to the next level – we are hiring now in our 24/7 facility in South Surrey, BC.
Job Title Description No. of positions
Warehouse Order Assembler – Days (9:30am-6:00pm)
Warehouse Order Assembler – Afternoons (6:00pm-2:30am)
The Warehouse Order Assembly role is ideal for those who love to work independently and stay active, while being supported by a collaborative team in a fast-paced unionized environment. Loblaw is highly safety focused, and our goal is for colleagues to feel confident in their role and go home safe at the end of the day.
You bring a positive attitude that will help strengthen our great culture and live our CORE values of Care, Respect, Ownership and Excellence.
- Assembling pallets of products for inventory requests made by Loblaw stores including wrapping orders and preparing them for shipping
- Ensuring items are accurately picked and identified to avoid discrepancies
- Adhering to all safety and equipment regulations, and maintaining a clean work environment
- Utilizing an electric pallet jack to maneuver through the warehouse
- Ability to take direction from a voice-automated system to pick and organize orders
Other Skills You Will Require:
- Available to work on weekends
- Able to lift 50 pounds
- Comfortable working in a cold environment
- Able to perform repetitive tasks such as bending, lifting and twisting
Sign up now to meet with these Exhibitors on July 28, 2022
North Surrey Sport & Ice Complex – 10950 126A Street, Surrey (Near Scott Road Skytrain Station).