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Immigrant Employment Collaboration Project

The Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Ministry of Social Development & Social Innovation have jointly developed the following resources for settlement and employment services providers to enhance support for immigrants in B.C.:

Training Module 1
Immigrant Experiences Explored (including case studies: a family from India & a Syrian refugee)
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Training Module 2
Inter-Cultural Competency in Providing Employment-Related Services to Immigrant Clients
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Training Module 3
Referrals to Employment-Related Services for Immigrant Clients
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A Resource Kit containing:

  • Referral Guidelines to Support Inter-Agency Collaboration (including a Client Information Assessment Checklist and a Client Referral Process Management Checklist)
  • Eligibility Frameworks for WorkBC Employment Services and Immigrant Settlement Services
  • Collaboration Discussion Template
  • Settlement Services Framework
  • Glossary of Immigration and Employment Terms

Click here to download the resource kit (PDF)

These resources were developed by The Deetken Group and Policy Matters Consulting Inc. as a result of regional sessions engaging Employment Services Centres and Immigrant Services Organizations across the province and with special guidance from:

  • Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada
  • The Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Responsible for Labour
  • The Ministry of Social Development & Social Innovation
  • MOSAIC
  • Immigrant Services Society of BC
  • Kelowna Community Resources
  • North Island Employment Foundations Society

MOSAIC has received permission to distribute this content.

Questions concerning these resources may be directed to Andy MacKenzie, Senior Advisor, Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (Andy.Mackenzie@gov.bc.ca) or Vicki Chiu, Program Manager, Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training (Vicki.Chiu@gov.bc.ca).

These resources are provided by the Province of British Columbia. 

Government-of-BC