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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 in-class training
  • 8 weeks 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

DATES
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Friday, October 25, 2019

TIME
10am-12pm

LOCATION
Douglas College Burnaby Training Centre
#202-4250 Kingsway
Burnaby, BC V5H 4T7

CONTACT US

T. 604.777.6147
E. ttg@douglascollege.ca 


UPCOMING CLASSES

November 4, 2019
Douglas College Burnaby Training Centre
202 - 4250 Kingsway Avenue
Burnaby, BC V5H 4T7

January 6, 2020
Douglas College Coquitlam Campus
A1410 - 1250 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC V3B 7X3

February 24, 2020
Douglas College New Westminster Campus
700 Royal Avenue
New Westminster, BC, V3M 5Z5

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