Employment Readiness Program

Intercultural Employment Counseling Services are available at Kamloops Immigrant Services under our Employment Readiness Program.

Eligible clients who are interested in assistance with employment readiness may contact us to make an appointment with our Intercultural Employment Counselor Darcy Gorrillemployment@kcris.ca

Employment Readiness services available include:

  • Resumes, cover letters and application forms
  • Job leads, hidden job market, and networking
  • Assessment of employability skills
  • Identifying/addressing employment barriers
  • Canadian workplace culture and practices
  • Job search skills and strategies
  • Canadian/local labour market information
  • Use of public computers with internet and Microsoft Office programs
  • Use of phone and email, with fax and photocopying available for minimal paper fee
  • Tutorials and reference materials

Employment Readiness services may be provided directly or via referral:

For Clients:

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

For Employers:

  • Working with employers to assist with diversity hiring initiatives
  • Information – government funded employment assistance programs
  • Support – provide assistance to employers/employees as needed


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