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Encore Careers (55+)

Job search for 55+

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+

INFORMATION SESSIONS (New Westminster Campus, Room 1808)

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 (10:00 am to 12:00 pm)

Thursday, January 30th, 2020 (2:00 pm to 4:00 pm)

Wednesdays, February 5, 12 & 19th, 2020 (10:00 am to 12:00 pm)

Thursdays, February 6 & 13th, 2020 (2:00 pm to 4:00 pm)


CONTACT US

T. 604.777.6147
E. ttg@douglascollege.ca 

cAMPUS LOCATIONS

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

and

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

UPCOMING CLASS

February 24, 2020 (New Westminster)


FUTURE CLASSES/LOCATIONS

April 20th, 2020 (Coquitlam)
June 8th, 2020 (New Westminster)
August 3rd, 2020 (Coquitlam)
September 21st, 2020 (New Westminster)
November 9th, 2020 (Coquitlam)
January 4th, 2020 (New Westminster)

 

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