Employment Services

Looking for work? Need assistance with your job search and skills training to start your new career? We can help!

Finding meaningful employment can be challenging and overwhelming whether you are a newcomer to Canada or an immigrant who has been here for many years. Our Employment Services team can help you develop your skills and employability required to find work and succeed in the Canadian workplace. We offer free specialized services and programs for immigrants, including foreign-trained professionals pursuing employment in their career field, young adults needing skills training and newcomers seeking connections with local professionals. We aim to assist our clients in navigating effectively through the competitive labour market and ensure their successful integration into the community.

How it works

ICA offers employment services for newcomers and immigrants, including:

  • How to seek employment in the field
  • Employment training programs
  • Workplace readiness training for women

Contact Us 

Nicole Chen, Employment Client Advisor
Email: nchen@icavictoria.org
Phone: 250.388.4728 Ext. 144

“I was a teacher for over 20 years in Indonesia but it was hard to find a job in my field when I came to Canada. Thanks to the support and information at ICA, I  got the job I wanted on my first interview. Now I am working full time in my chosen profession.”

 

Ana
Immigrated from Indonesia


WorkBC Employment Services

The Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria (ICA) has been sub-contracted by Maximus Canada Employment Services, WorkLink Employment Society and Beacon Community Services to deliver WorkBC Employment Services to provide specialized services to immigrants in Greater Victoria.

WorkBC offers a range of services which support job seekers in finding jobs, exploring career options and improving their skills as well as retaining sustainable employment. Our Immigrant Employment Specialists will assist you with your job search and/or ongoing employment according to your needs. We offer:

  • One-to-one employment planning
  • Group workshops and individual sessions
  • Skills enhancement services
  • Job sustainment services

For more information about WorkBC Employment Services, please click here.


Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

Program that bridges newcomer professionals to a meaningful career that aligns with your pre-arrival experience and training.

Employment Workshops

Our Employment Workshops offer a variety of opportunities to expand your understanding and success in the Canadian job market. Our goal is to help you find employment and career success.

Employment Resource Centre

Daily job postings and employment resources for newcomers and local employers.