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Sechelt: Jobs In Demand

Get a head start on your career in Working with Kids, Hospitality and Retail, or as a Trades Assistant in just 7-weeks with Jobs in Demand on the Coast.  Get certifications, training, and job search help.  Connect with local employers in these high demand industries.  Our team will be here to support you the entire way and our services are completely free.

We are grateful to live, work, and love on the traditional territories of the skwxwú7mesh and shíshálh First Nations.

Eligibility.

Want to know if the In Demand Program is for you?  Go through the checklist to find out.

  • You are legally able to work in Canada
  • You are unemployed or working < 20 hours per week
  • You are not a full-time student
  • You have not been eligibility to receive EI in the last 3 years or received paternity EI in the last 5 years
  • You are legally able to work in Canada
  • You are unemployed or working < 20 hours per week
  • You are not a full-time student
  • You have not been eligibility to receive EI in the last 3 years or received paternity EI in the last 5 years
  • You are legally able to work in Canada
  • You are unemployed or working < 20 hours per week
  • You are not a full-time student
  • You have not been eligibility to receive EI in the last 3 years or received paternity EI in the last 5 years

Please Note: Priority will be given to equity seeking populations, including indigenous persons, youth, persons with disabilities, recent immigrants, and those facing multiple barriers to employment.

Client Spotlight.

Johnny’s Story

Johnny is a happy, self-employed individual whose business is going well. Johnny’s situation, however,  was not always so fortunate. He began his journey facing barriers that he was not even aware...

Andrea’s Story

Things were difficult for Andrea.   As a woman living with PTSD who was also the mother of a four-year-old son, she needed a job with the flexibility that allowed her to care for her family and also...

Priya’s Story

When Priya first came to Gibsons, BC in 2015, she felt hopeless. She had been living in Saskatchewan for two and a half years with her husband and three year-old daughter and when her husband was...

Hospitality: Food & Beverage Services.

Hospitality, Retail and Tourism are exciting and fast-paced work environments, where you will have the chance to meet people from all walks of life all over the world. If you like meeting new people and making them feel at home, then these industries might be for you!

Our Hospitality, Retail and Tourism programs prepare you for jobs in various careers such as retail sales, customer service, tourism and the hotel and food service industries. We’ll provide an interactive, hands-on learning environment to help you get job ready. Learn about these various customer service industries, get the relevant certifications, connect with potential employers, and gain mentorship from our knowledgeable facilitators and advisors—all while connecting with like-minded individuals in your cohort.

Program Duration

7-weeks

Program Hours

Monday through Thursday
9:00am-3:00pm

Next Cohort Start Date

August 27, 2018

Working With Kids.

Our Working With Kids program provides you with a practical, hands-on learning environment to get you ready for work. Learn to work with kids, get relevant certifications, connect with potential employers, and gain mentorship from our knowledgeable facilitators and advisors—all while connecting with like-minded individuals in your cohort.

Program Duration

7-weeks

Program Hours

Monday through Thursday
9:00am-3:00pm

Next Cohort Start Date

TBA

Trades Assistant.

Demand for workers in the skilled trades is at an all time high.  If you enjoy working with your hands and doing different things throughout the day, then this may be the industry for you.

Our Trades Assistant program provides you with a practical, hands-on learning environment to get you ready for work. Learn the ropes of construction, get relevant certifications, connect with potential employers, and gain mentorship from our knowledgeable facilitators and advisors—all while connecting with like-minded individuals in your cohort.

Program Duration

7-weeks

Program Hours

Monday through Thursday
9:00am-3:00pm

Next Cohort Start Date

TBA