financial Support

financial Support

Looking for career education, but money is holding you back? Or perhaps you want to start your own business, but you need financial help to get there? 

  • Windmill Microlending – offers low-interest loans of up to $15,000 to help newcomers pay for the education they need to succeed in a career in Canada. Their affordable loans can pay for the related costs of assessment, training, licensing exams, supplies and even a living allowance during a study period.
  • WeBC support, including business loans, for women business owners to start, develop, lead and sell businesses. 
  • Futurpreneur – helping young adults (ages 18 to 39) launch successful businesses. Business loans are available.
  • Community Futures offers business loans for most business-related purposes, including business start-up, seasonal requirements, working capital, and expansion.

 

For more information, contact Vongai Mundiya, Employment Counsellor: employment@kcris.ca or by phone at 778-470-6101 ext. 109.

One-on-One Support

Define your qualifications & identify career goals.

Job Board

Browse available jobs with local employers.

Financial Support

Access financial aid for retraining & upgrading.

Self-Employment

Resources to start your own business.

Events & Workshops

Register for employment workshops & training.

Hire Talent

Employers: find skilled & dedicated workers.

WorkBC

Partnering with Open Door Group to offer more opportunities.

ASCEND - IECBC

Online learning for newcomers seeking jobs.

YESS

Youth Employment Skills Strategy Program

FAST - IECBC

Helping immigrants launch careers & employers find skilled talent.

NPower

Connecting young people with training in the tech sector.

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