Elevate Skills
Programs & Services

Elevate Skills

YWCA Elevate Skills is a free employment program that assists self-identifying immigrant women navigate the Canadian labour market and secure meaningful careers.  

  • Three weeks of part-time online workshops 
  • Essential skills portfolio building  
  • Essential skills training (if required)  
  • One-to-one career advising 
  • Career development workshops on the Canadian labour market and job search strategies 
  • Connect with employers through events and activities such as guest speakers, networking, informational interviewing and more 
  • 13 weeks of follow up support 
  • Self-identifying immigrant women who are permanent residents in Canada 
  • Unemployed or employed 
  • Must have post-secondary education (complete or incomplete) 


We are no longer accepting applications. Please check our other employment programs.

YWCA Elevate Skills 
WorkBC Port Coquitlam | Unit 206 - 2540 Shaughnessy St, Port Coquitlam 
778 222 2352 | elevateskills@ywcavan.org 

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