Employment and Skills Development
Inclusive Job Fair - WorkBC
WorkBC is hosting a career fair open to all job seekers, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to attend. Individuals can discover a wide range of career opportunities from companies committed to diversity and inclusion.
Date and Time: September 19, 2023 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Location: WorkBC Midtown East, 110 East 3rd Ave, Vancouver
Registration is free!
Vancouver Career Fairs and Training Expos
The Vancouver Career Fair is a multisector event for everyone, including new graduates, skilled professionals, and those seeking a fresh start. It provides job seekers and employers the chance to connect and network.
Date and Time: September 19, 2023, from 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Location: Holiday Inn Hotel, 1110 Howe St., Vancouver
Cost: Free Admission
The Vancouver Career Fair and Training Expo gives job seekers access to Vancouver's top employers and training schools. Individuals can find new job prospects, connect with hiring managers, and discover exciting job opportunities. There will be a wide range of career options and recruiting agencies.
Numerous Hiring Organizations, including:
Date: October 3, 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St., New Westminster
Cost: Free admission
SEED (Skills, Esteem and Employment Development) Program
The Kettle Society offers an employment program for people with mental health challenges. The program aims to provide support and low-barrier employment placements within The Kettle Society to help participants develop the skills, confidence, and stamina needed to move from unemployment to stable employment.
Current available positions include:
Monday - Thursday, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
*Closed from 12:00 - 1:00 pm each weekday*
Location: 1725 Venables Street, Vancouver
Plan Institute - Workshops and Publications
The Disability Education and Resource Centre (DERC) provides educational programs and resources for individuals with disabilities and their families.
Programs and Resources Offered:
The DERC's workshops cover a range of topics that are relevant to individuals with disabilities and their families. These topics include:
Whether you're an individual with a disability, a family member, or a caregiver, the DERC has programs and resources to help you prepare for and navigate the challenges that come with living with a disability.
Vancouver Public Library Workshops
The Vancouver Public Library provides a wide range of employment and skill development workshops.
These workshops and resources include:
Cost: A free library card is required to access these resources
Skills Development - DTES Women's Centre
The Skills Development program helps women develop skills for overall life improvement and paid employment. Training includes areas such as life-skills development, health and safety, and certification programs such as first aid and food safety. The program is founded on the principles of self-help, peer support, and community building.