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November 6th – Working in Manufacturing: Employment for Newcomers (Richmond)

RICHMOND DIALOGUE SERIES

Working in the manufacturing sector

This event is a chance to:

– Gain insights into the local manufacturing industry

– Network with people and employers from the manufacturing industry

– Learn about manufacturing jobs leads in the local area

 

Joining us for this event:

– Avia Employment Services

– Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

– Richmond Society of Community Living

– BC Alliance for Manufacturing

– Hayden Diamond Bit Industries

– CLS Catering.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 6th – 03:00pm-06:00pm

WHERE: Richmond Caring Place, 7000 Minoru Boulevard

REGISTER HERE!

 

Free street parking is available but limited. Paid parking is available behind the building.

 

 

 

 

 

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November 2nd – Tap into Talent: Meet Local Employers (Surrey)

Avia Employment Services and Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants presents Tap into Talent; an all in one event for people to network and find employment leads.  Connect with HR professionals and Hiring Managers to answer your questions about their opportunities. Bring copies of your resume and dress for success!

Attending Employers

– City of Surrey

– Arista

– Vancouver Community College

– RBC: Royal Bank of Canada

– Robert Half

– Surrey Christian School / Federation of Independent School Associations

 

TAKE A PEEK AT THE VACANCIES AVAILABLE WITH EACH EMPLOYER!

 

WHEN: Friday, November 2nd – 09:00am-12:00pm

WHERE: Avia Newton – 110-7525 King George Boulevard, Surrey

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Physiotherapy Practical Skills Enhancement Program

NEW!

For Career Paths physiotherapists preparing for a clinical exam, the Physiotherapy Practical Skills Enhancement Program starts October 15, 2018 and ends March 31, 2019. The program provides individualized structured mentorship, and 48 hours of in-person shadowing opportunities in both private and public practice, supplemented with online workshops about Canadian Workplace culture in health care system.

Please come to one of our info-session to learn more and enroll into the program:

Richmond: Friday, October 5th 10:00 – 11:00
Surrey: Wednesday, October 10th 10:00 – 11:00 and Friday, October 12th 10:00 – 11:00

For more information, contact:

Hazel Chow: 604-233-2204
Anna Price: 778-578-4270

Career Paths Physiotherapy Practical Skills Enhancement Program

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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

SPACES LIMITED. REGISTER HERE!

 

Free parking is available at the venue.

 

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

CONNECTING THE DOTS’ FIFTH EVENT!

 

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

E-mail: Lonnie.Belfer@aviaemployment.ca

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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
Agenda
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

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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

Agenda:

  • 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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