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Job Options BC – Urban Older Workers

Agency: Douglas College, Training Group

Program Description:

Job Options BC Urban Older Workers program is a employment and skills training program that will help unemployed New Westminster residents who are 55 years of age and older gain the skills, confidence and experience they need to find work.

Through the Training Group at Douglas College, this free program provides 11 weeks of group-based activities, individual employment counselling, certification training, and a work experience placement. In a positive learning environment you will participate in:

  • Vocational and learning assessments
  • Employability and job search skills upgrading
  • Essential skills upgrading
  • Basic computer training
  • Short-term certification training to meet your job goals
  • An employer-based work experience placement

Client Profile / Eligibility Criteria

  • A New Westminster resident, 55 years of age or older
  • Unemployed
  • Not currently in receipt of EI or within the last three years
  • Out of school
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada

Registration Information

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Start Dates / Duration

11 weeks program. Contact the program for further information.

Program Fee: Free

Contact Information

Phone: (604) 527-5339

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