Find help deciding on a career, resume assistance, loans to buy equipment, job training and more.

BARISTAS Training
#201B 10334 - 152A Street Surrey, BC V3R 7P8
Tel: 604-580-9650
Ten week free program for youth ages 16-30 years old. Offers 5 certificates including First Aid, WHMIS, and Food Safe. School credits are available and a work experience placement with Starbucks Coffee.

Building Service Worker Program @ Sources
#110-13771 72A Ave Surrey BC V3W 9C6
Tel: 604-970 1807    eeinfo@sourcesbc.ca
Free eleven-week program for women who are survivors of violence or are facing multiple barriers. Offers vocational training as Building Service Worker from Vancouver Community College. Integrates empowerment & workplace skills, job search help and practicums. Prepares women to enter the workforce with skills and confidence.

Business Entrepreneurship Support and Training (BEST) Programs @ PICS
Suite 205, 12725 80th Ave, Surrey
Tel:  604-596-7722 Ext 150    katarina.low@pics.bc.ca
PICS offers a number of programs centered around entrepreneurship and self employment. Programs support participants to translate their business ideas into successful operating businesses. Free for qualifying applicants.

Career Cruising @ Surrey Libraries
An online career exploration tool. Has tools to help you match your interests with a career and profiles of different careers. Also has resume help and a job search section.

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants
#110   7525 King George Blvd  Surrey BC
Tel: 604-575-3800
Second Location:
#301-10334 152A Street  Surrey BC
Tel: 604-683-1684 
Program designed to help new immigrants find jobs related to their professional fields. Can help get Canadian work experience, mentorship,  credentials and workplace culture. Must be a permanent resident for less than 5 years, have at least intermediate English and be unemployed or working in a field unrelated to your profession.

Future Leaders 
13455 76th Ave Surrey BC V3W 1A3
Tel: 604-597-0205  
Training program for visible/ethnic minority youth ages 15 – 30. Offers specialized life and employability skills, including Food Safe, WHMIS and Cashier Training. Graduates receive recognized certificates at no cost. There is a paid work experience component.

Future Troopers
Tel: 604-547-1234 mbector@dcrs.ca
Helps you prepare for the Canadian job market. Learn valuable life skills, earn recognized certificates and get 16 weeks of paid work experience. For youth 15-30, legally entitled to work in Canada and unemployed or underemployed.

Immigrant Entrepreneur Program
13455 76 Ave, Surrey BC
Tel: 604-547-1662   selfemployment@dcrsca
Provides important information, resources and advice for aspiring immigrant entrepreneurs. One-on-one consultations, referrals and workshops. Offered in English and other languages including Mandarin, Arabic, Korean & Karen.

Job Readiness Program
108-6840 King George Surrey BC
Tel: 604-502-8355 
Helps unemployed people gain the skills, confidence and experience they need to find work. Offers skills training, coaching and support.

La Boussole
1575 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-683-7337
Centre Communautaire Francophone qui aide des gens qui parlent Français qui font face à des situations difficiles. Offre une variété de programmes sociaux et d'aide à l'emploi. French speaking community centre that helps French speakers facing difficult situations. Offers a variety of programs.

Micro-loans by DIVERSEcity
13455 76 Ave, Surrey BC
Tel: 604-547-1662   microloans@dcrs.ca
Provides loans to new immigrants to upgrade skills, start a business or buy work tools. Designed to help people get back into the work force or start their own business.  Also offers financial literacy workshops.

Pacific Self Employment Program  
Suite 202, 10334 152A Street, Surrey BC
Tel: 604-580-9762 
Thinking of starting a business? Works with participants to create business plans. Also provides business coaching, and mentoring.  Weekly living allowances for EI Eligible clients referred through a WorkBC Centre. Also have a specialized option for people with a disability.

Pacific Self Employment Program – Specialized Option
Suite 202 10334 152A Street, Surrey BC
Tel: 604-580-9762
This program is specially designed to help people with a disability achieve business success. We work with one-on-one with participants as they develop a business plan to meet their unique needs. Attend an Information Session to find out how to receive business plan training, business coaching, and mentoring.  You are eligible if you have PWD or PPMB status or have a General Disability that prevents you from finding and keeping full-time work.     

Phoenix: Access to Employment  Program
13686-94A Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3V 1N1
Tel: 604-583-7155  astep@phoenixsociety.com
Program serves all unemployed and underemployed individuals who have multiple barriers to employment.  Also a WorkBC office that offers two Government Funded employment programs: ASTEP which is geared for career exploration and Step UP! which is for obtaining short term certifications with the aim to achieve employment quickly.

SCOPE
10326 Whalley Blvd. Surrey BC V3T 4H4
Tel: 604 –951-1300  scopereception@pcrs.ca
SCOPE offers one-to-one support and job search assistance to help participants secure employment.  SCOPE is a satellite of office the  WorkBC ESC’s in both the Whalley & Fleetwood/Guilford areas.

This Way Ahead
Tel: 236-888-4756   GAPtraining@pcrs.ca 
Gives youth ages 16 - 24, an opportunity to gain skills and confidence in the customer service field. Series of supported workshops and a paid internship with the GAP, Old Navy, or Banana Republic.

Working Together
400-3999 Henning Dr,  Burnaby, BC V5C 6P9
Tel: 604-473-9363
Helps individuals with a self declared disability achieve their employment goals.

Workplace Integration for Mature Individuals
Suite 205 – 12725, 80th Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3W 3A6
Tel:  604-596-7722
Free employment program that helps mature job seekers to build their job search and soft skills. Mentorship and free short term skills training.  This program coaches and supports participants to land a job.   

Youth Employment Services
202-10334 152A Ave Surrey BC
Tel: 604-580-9821
The Youth Hub is located within the Fleetwood/Guilford Employment Service Center. Offers a full range of job search and career planning resources to youth ages 16 to 30.

Youth Everlasting Seeds
1-10318 Whalley Blvd, Surrey, BC V3T 4H4
Tel: 604-374-5830
Helps newcomer youths (ages 12-25 years) who need help getting established in Canada. Helps with job readiness, leadership and facilitation skills. Also building self-esteem, and how to become active citizens. Offers chances for volunteering, artistic development and, computer training. Provide free bus tickets, food and certifications.

Youth Point Course
#202  7380 137th Street, Surrey, BC, V3W 1A3
Tel: 604-547-1317  
Program for Immigrant youth ages 13 to 18 years of age. Earn volunteer hours for graduation and get one-on-one help finding work.

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