Skilled Immigrants
Programs & Services

YWCA Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

YWCA Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants is an employment program to help skilled immigrants achieve progress towards employment in regulated or non-regulated professions. 

  • One-to-one services, employment workshops, networking opportunities with professionals and regulators
  • Work placement and post-employment support to help you progress within your career path
  • Support services including child care, transit, and credential evaluation
  • Duration
    • Applicants under Regulated Professions: Up to 22 months
    • Applicants under Non-regulated Professions: Up to 12 months
  • A Permanent Resident in Canada for no longer than 5 years
  • Three years of pre-arrival experience in the field (one year if 19-30 years of age)
  • Credentials where applicable in a regulated occupations
  • Must be a resident of North Vancouver, West Vancouver and Coast (Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton, Sunshine Coast, Powell River, Bowen Island, Lions Bay)
  • Unemployed or underemployed
  • Assessed at a minimum CLB 5 or 6

Registrations are accepted on an ongoing basis.

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Want to learn more about the program? Register for an info session here.


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YWCA Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants
109 - 980 1st W, North Vancouver 
604 209 8271 |


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