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Career Paths for Skilled immigrants - Education & Social Services

Your Canadian education & social services career starts here.

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants - Education & Social Services is for newcomers living in any British Columbia community with training and skills as a Social Service Worker, Community Service Worker, University Professor, College or Vocational Instructor, Early Childhood Educator or Teaching Assistant.  Working one-to-one with knowledgeable career coaches, you will gain valuable resources needed to assist in launching your career in Canada.

The program is free for internationally-trained professionals who:

  1. Are committed to pursuing work in the same field as their pre-landing experience.
  2. Have 3 years of international work experience as a Social Service Worker, Community Service Worker, University Professor, College or Vocational Instructor, Early Childhood Educator or Teaching Assistant.

*Applicants 19 - 30 years of age or under, may apply with 1 year of international work experience in their profession.

Note: Newcomers with a background in other occupations should proceed to Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants – Tri-Cities

To apply you must:

  1. Meet the following English language requirements:
    • Social Service Worker, Community Service Worker, University Professor, College or Vocational Instructor: Minimum CLB 6+ or equivalent.
    • Early Childhood Educator or Teaching Assistant: Minimum CLB 5+ or equivalent.
  2. Be a Permanent Resident (5 years or less) currently living in British Columbia.
  3. Not received Employment Insurance (EI) within the last 5 years, and not currently receiving BC Employment Assistance (BCEA).
  4. Be motivated to conduct an active job search for employment in the education or social services related area. 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Step 1
Complete and submit the online application form.

Step 2
Once we have received your application we will contact you by phone and/or email to discuss your background, career goals, and eligibility.

Step 3
Eligible candidates will be invited to attend an Information Session to learn more about the specific program details.

Contact us

If you have questions or concerns regarding the application form:

Call: 604-438-3045

Email: careerpaths1@douglascollege.ca

 

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