Employment Services (SIP Labour Market Agreement)

Intercultural Employment Services are no longer available at Kamloops Immigrant Services effective April 2, 2012.  Please refer to the Open Door Group website in our community services links for more information on locations and phone numbers.

 

Services at the Employment Service Centres should Include:

  • Resumes, cover letters and application forms
  • Job leads, hidden job market, and networking
  • Assessment of employability skills
  • Identify employment barriers
  • Canadian culture and workplace practices
  • Job search skills and strategies
  • Canadian/local labour market information
  • Computer lab with internet
  • Phone, email, fax, and photocopying
  • Tutorials and reference materials

 

Employment Service Centres are Expected to provide or refer:

For Clients:

  • Employment/Career Counselling
  • Interview and follow-up assistance
  • Provide Employment Standards and Human Rights information
  • Provide information about Government Funded Assistance Programs for eligible clients
  • Workshops: Certificate and Non-Certificate
  • Interpretation and translation


For Employers

  • Promote client base – work in partnership with employers to assist with personal diversity hiring initiatives
  • Information – government funded assistance programs
  • Support – provide assistance to employers/employees as needed

 

IF FOR ANY REASON YOU ARE NOT RECEIVING ADEQUATE SERVICES UNDER THE NEW PROGRAM, PLEASE CONTACT KIS Executive Director. We hope to assist government by sharing your feedback without revealing your identity.

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2 thoughts on “Employment Services (SIP Labour Market Agreement)

  1. Heather
    Heather / September 21, 2015 at 7:07 pm

    Dear KIS Staff,

    I have two Cache Creek based job opportunities that I would like to advertise to the people in your area and was hoping you could please help me. They are advertised on WorkBC but I would like to do additional advertising through your office.

    If possible, please advertise 2 job advertisements for a 60 day period. The positions are:

    • 1 Food Service Supervisor to work for Puneet Holdings Inc. DBA Subway Sandwiches and Salads, located at 1209 Highway 97, Cache Creek, B.C., V0K 1H0.
    • 1 Hotel Front Desk Clerk to work for Puneet Holdings Inc. DBA Cache Creek Inn, located at 1209 Highway 97, Cache Creek, B.C., V0K 1H0.

    I would really appreciate it if you could please contact me via e-mail at heather.ward@cwccanada.com . I will send you the job advertisement attachments.

    Your time and assistance in this matter is greatly appreciated.

    Thank you,

    Heather Ward
    CWC Solutions Inc.
    heather.ward@cwccanada.com

    • Diversity
      Diversity / October 23, 2015 at 2:47 am

      Hi Heather, we are only permitted to post employment opportunities for our centre unfortunately.
      The Open Door Group manages the WorkBC file for our area. You might be able to get a bit more
      help by contacting them. As we are both funded by the government, we do not offer competing
      services (in this case, employment). I know, it’s a bit disappointing when we can’t serve even
      our own clients in this manner, even when our mandate is to assist newcomers to settle in to
      their new life and the biggest determinant of quality of life and successful integration is
      employment. We refer to WorkBC for external employment postings.

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