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 on EI in the last 3 years
  • You have not been on Parental 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 on EI in the last 3 years
  • You have not been on Parental 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 on EI in the last 3 years
  • You have not been on Parental 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.

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...

Lycia’s Story

After getting laid off in 2013, Lycia had been unsuccessfully job searching for a year. She had her mind set on working in gerontology, or aging care, and community development work. However, the...

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, 9am-3pm

Next Cohort Start Date

January 15, 2018

Hospitality & Retail.

Hospitality & Retail is a fun and fast-paced environment, where you will have the chance to meet and help people everyday.

Our Hospitality & Retail program provides an interactive, hands-on learning environment to help you get job ready. Learn about the tourism industry, 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, 9am-3pm

Next Cohort Start Date

May 14, 2018

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 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, 9am-3pm

Next Cohort Start Date

July 9, 2018