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October 2nd – Job Searching On Social Media

Did you know that social media can be an additional resource for finding job leads?

At this event, you’ll get to network with other professional immigrants and learn about how to use social media to your advantage during the job search.

Gain an insider perspective from human resource professionals, who will share insights into how they recruit new employees using social media. We’ll also be joined by career experts and a social media specialist, who will share their knowledge on how to conduct a job search on social media. There will also be lots of opportunities to ask questions!

BONUS: Wear your business attire and have a free professional photo taken for your LinkedIn profile!

We will be providing coffee, tea and sandwiches at this event.


WHEN: Tuesday, October 2nd | 02:30pm-04:30pm

WHEN: Career Paths Richmond, 110-6651 Elbridge Way, V7C 5C2



Free parking is available at the venue.


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June 16th – Connecting The Dots: Accessing Resources (Richmond)



The CORe Collaboration Table, originally started by Richmond’s Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), is excited to present its 5th Connecting the Dots event. This year’s theme is Accessing Affordable Richmond Resources.

“Connecting the Dots is a great opportunity for the public to learn about the many social services in Richmond.  We have an exciting lineup of speakers and events, all of which are free to attend,” says Lonnie Belfer, chair of the CORe Collaboration Table.

Connecting the Dots: Accessing Affordable Richmond Resources will be held on Saturday, June 16th 2018 from 11am to 3pm at the Brighouse Branch of the Richmond Public Library and Minoru Cultural Centre.  There will be workshops on a variety of topics including financial services, literacy, and employment support; free activities including yoga, face painting, and gardening seminars; and information tables hosted by Richmond’s social services.  It is free to attend.

Continues Mr. Belfer: “We are very excited for the biggest Connecting the Dots event yet.  We hope that people in need of Richmond’s many resources will join us!”

Connecting the Dots is an annual event put on by the CORe Collaboration Table, a multi-agency effort to improve social services in Richmond.



For more information about Connecting the Dots: Affordable Richmond Resources, please contact:

Lonnie Belfer

Chair, CORe Collaboration Table

Phone: 604-374-0639


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June 19th | Newcomers Networking Event

Join us for an informal networking event where job seekers are able to mingle and make connections with business representatives. This is an excellent chance to practise your networking skills and learn about job opportunities in a fun and casual environment!
Employers will also be giving away prizes!
Attending Employers 
  • Aerotek
  • Arista
  • Function Health Group
  • Hayden
  • MGR Construction Services
  • National Bank
  • River Rock Casino
  • Sprott Shaw College
  • The Big Picture Coach
  • Unifiller
2:30PM – Arrival and initial networking time
3:00PM – Welcome and introductions
3:30PM – Employer presentations and prize draw
4:00PM – Further networking and thank you’s
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June 14th | Teachers Information Session (Newton)


View the Teacher Regulation and Certification Process Presentation



Join us in Surrey for a special information session from the Teacher’s Regulation Branch.

Shawn McMullin | Director of Professional Excellence & Outreach, Teacher Regulation Branch

Shawn will be discussing the teaching certification process and participating in a Q&A period. Please bring your inquiries, take time to network and share information with the other teachers/instructors.

Virender Hunjan | Special Education Assistant, Surrey School District

After the Q&A, we will welcome Virender, an internationally trained teacher, who will speak about employment experiences in Canada.




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March 8th – Surrey Client & Community Appreciation Event

We want you and your family to join us for talks, food, games and prizes!



Where: Back In Motion – #240-7525 King George Boulevard, Surrey

When: March 8th, 2018 | 4:00pm – 6:00pm


We would like to invite clients, their families and the extended community to celebrate and recognize the success and achievements of the Career Paths program and its clients


  • Words of welcome and Introduction from Debbie Samson – President of Back in Motion
  • Guest Speakers
  • Success stories from past clients
  • Speakers will be followed by food, time to network and prizes donated by Vancity!

We will also be joined by representatives from the DIVERSEcity, Vancity, Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC and Surrey Schools Welcome Centre.

Want to join in? Great! We want to make sure we order enough food, Sign-up here!

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Career Paths – Celebrate United Services (Richmond)

The Celebrate United Services event is a networking opportunity hosted by Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants – Back in Motion. We believe that by building strong cooperative relationships among service providers and community organizations in Richmond, we better help newcomers successfully integrate into their community.

Light refreshments, tea and coffee will be served. This event is open to service providers, clients and the general public.


How Technology Can Connect People and Strengthen a Community
Grant Fengstad, Director of Information Technology, City of Richmond

Careers in Technology
Jacqueline de Raadt, Manager of Executive Initiatives, ASTTBC

From Newcomer to Manager – A Success Story
Meri Ghazaryan, Manager, Global Connections, IEC BC

There will be an opportunity for Q & A after our scheduled speakers.

When: Tuesday, November 21st – 2:30pm – 5:00pm

Where: The Caring Place – #140 – 7000 Minoru Blvd. Richmond, BC

Register: Registration is FREE! Register online on Eventbrite.