Encore Careers (55+)


Douglas College is following protocols from Provincial Health Authorities and most services are currently virtual/online. Please connect with us for more information. We look forward to helping you find your next career!

IDENTIFYING SKILLS | RETIREMENT PLANNING | ENCORE CAREER BRIDGE

Encore Careers is a FREE employment program to assist people aged 55+ in their job search for sustainable employment or self-employment.  Employment supports, skills training and so much more will be provided over 13 weeks.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • 5 weeks of in-class training
  • 8 weeks of individual/ customized support
  • Developing and launching a consulting practice
  • Traditional Job placement
  • Home Based Jobs
  • Gig Jobs
  • Access to industry-specific training and certifications
  • Link to further education
  • Digital Literacy Skills
  • Job Search Strategies in today’s technological environment

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person (under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, S.C. 2001, c.27) legally entitled to work in Canada,
  • Living in British Columbia
  • Not a full-time student (i.e., not enrolled in high school or in post-secondary training), and
  • Not actively participating in another provincially or federally funded labour market program.
  • Currently Unemployed, or Precariously Employed
  • Age 55+

 

Registration

Download the REGISTRATION FORM HERE *  

* PLEASE NOTE, once downloaded you must open the file and "SAVE AS" to rename the file with your First Name, Last Initial BEFORE filling out the form; then complete the fillable fields (note some fields are not fillable and will be collected later to ensure your privacy).  Once complete, please do a final 'save' of the form and email ttg@douglascollege.ca with your pdf form attached.

FUTURE CLASSES / LOCATIONS

September 14, 2020 (FULL)

Registration is now open for:
November 9, 2020 - ONLINE

*Additional Sessions to be scheduled

 

CONTACT US

T. 604.777.6147

E. ttg@douglascollege.ca 

New Westminster Campus
700 Royal Avenue
New Westminster, BC
V3M 5Z5

and

Coquitlam Campus
A1410 - 1250 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC
V3B 7X3

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