Immigrants

Employment Services

WorkBcEmploymentServicesCentreWhether you are newcomer to Canada or are an immigrant who has been here for many years and are looking for work, we have services that can assist you. Come in and meet with our professional employment staff. We can determine what services and programs you are eligible for, and can help you with all your employment needs.

In our immigrant-oriented employment centre, receive assistance with finding job postings, online applications, resume and cover letters. Our resource center is a quiet place to job search and access computers, a job board, photocopiers, fax machines and other resources.  There is always someone there to help and provide you with the support and information you need.

Our employment workers are experienced in assisting immigrants integrate into Canadian work culture and connect with jobs and are knowledgeable on a variety of subjects related to obtaining and retaining work.

In addition, the employment team can provide information on the following:

  • Career exploration and career planning
  • Financial sponsorship for training and programs
  • Programs specifically designed for youth and older workers
  • Trades training and information for immigrants
  • Foreign Credential Evaluation services
  • Self-employment programs and services
  • A series of workshops on how to look for and obtain work
  • Additional Job Search Assistance

If you are eligible to work in Canada, you can obtain additional assistance with your job search. Our qualified staff can help you build your employment plan; this plan identifies what you need to find a job and lays out the steps to help you get there. We extend a warm welcome to anyone interested in finding out more about our employment services.

OFFICE HOURS:

Employment Resource Room Hours: 9am-3pm Monday-Friday
Regular Employment Office Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm Monday-Friday

*Please note the Employment Centre hours are different from the general ICA office hours.

For more information:

Please drop into our Employment Resource Centre at 930 Balmoral Road, Victoria BC or contact our Employment Services Manager, Deb Hamblin:
phone: (250) 388-4728 ext 134
email: dhamblin@icavictoria.org

or our Employment Administrative Assistant at :
phone: (250) 388-4728 ext 144
email: employmentadmin@icavictoria.org

Employment Workshops

To see a list of current employment workshops, please visit our Workshops & Training page.