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 Tri-Cities Newcomer Employment Week            November 18 - 22, 2019

Registration is still ongoing for #TriCitiesNEW. Don't miss out! We are inviting newcomers to sign up and get the opportunity to meet and network with employers and service providers in a supportive environment.

This year’s theme is on the Importance of Workplace Culture. Learn how workplace culture plays a key role in an organization’s recruitment process.

Start the week at Coquitlam Public Library (City Centre) on November 18 from 10 am – 3 pm with workshops, employer panels, resume clinics & speed networking with employers.

Register For November 18

 

 

 

Come and meet employers at Workplace Tours from November 19th to the 22nd and get a chance to learn more about their workplace culture, the different roles in their organization and recruitment process.

Register now to avoid disappointment!

Check our website often for more tours!

 

 

 

Tri-Cities Newcomer Employment Week: WORKPLACE TOURS 

Leon's Furniture-November 19

Natural Factors - November 19

Kirmac Collision - November 19

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Tygo Enterprises (McDonald's) - November 20

Tygo Enterprises (McDonald's) - November 21

City Of Port Moody - November 21

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Use #TriCitiesNEW to find us on social media. 

Visit the 
Tri-Cities LIP website for updates!


 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 

 

 

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Registration open for Crossing The Divide: Deepening Our Understanding Of Diversity In The Tri-Cities 

December 2, 2019 & February 18, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
C1008 Douglas College
David Lam Campus
1250 Pinetree Way Coquitlam

Explore ways to improve service delivery that meets the diverse needs of residents through an intersectional framework & promote meaningful intercultural connections through a deeper understanding of diversity in the Tri-Cities. Co-facilitated by Priti Shah & Matthias Klenk. 

Only a few spaces left. 
Click here to register!

 

 

 

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Tri-Cities Job Fair 2019

The Tri-Cities WorkBC Centres are excited to present the inaugural Tri-Cities Job Fair 2019! This is a free event open to all jobseekers.

Come and meet employers across retail, finance, construction and more, all of whom are looking to hire!

Click here to register. 

 

 

 

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Construction Industry Networking Event 

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants will hold a Construction Industry Networking Event on November 14 (Thurs) from 5:30 - 8:00 pm at Room A1470, Douglas College, 1250 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam. Light refreshments will be provided. 

Click here to register. 
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Integrate Tri-Cities 

Are you between the ages of 17-29 and looking for work while studying English? 
Integrate Tri-Cities provides free employment skills training to LINC 3 and above, free bus tickets to get to workshops and community events, free First Aid & other certification training on site, career coaching, community engagement in small group settings and one-on-one. 

Register for your information session at ce43.com or call 604-936-4261. Contact Zeenat at IntegrateTC@sd43.bc.ca for more information. 

 

 

 

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

 

 

 

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Volunteer at Place des Arts 

Place des Arts is seeking volunteers to assist with the preparation of the following exciting events: Christmas Boutique on November 3, Lights at LaFarge Nov 30, Lantern Making & Tea Salon on December 8. For inquiries please email volunteer@placedesarts.ca or call Samantha Newton at  604.664.1636 ext. 36.

 

 

 

SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT   COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

 

 

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MOSAIC's Newcomer Youth Popular Theater (NuYu) 

MOSAIC is  offering  a  Newcomer Youth Popular Theatre (NuYu), a unique and powerful program that engages youth and community for social change, from November 7 to 17 in its Surrey location. 

To register, email mpachuku@mosaicbc.org by November 1, 2019.

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CERA Symposium On Restorative Justice 

Communities Embracing Restorative Action (CERA) invites you to a symposium on Increasing The Use Of Restorative Justice on November 15 (Fri) from 11:30 am – 3:30 pm at Winslow Centre, 1100 Winslow Avenue, Coquitlam, and 4 – 6 PM at Vancouver Golf Club, 771, Austin Avenue, Coquitlam. For more information, visit www.cerasociety.org


 

 

 

COMMUNITY PROGRAMS & RESOURCES

 

 

 

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SOTCS Family Drop-In Program

Spirit Of The Children Society invites you to the H'LüLü Family Drop In Program, Mondays 9 AM- 12 PM at St. Stephen's Church, 9887 Cameron St. Burnaby. Snacks & bus tickets provided. For more information, call 604-524-9113 or visit www.sotcs.ca


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Tri-Cities Community Resource Map 

Developed by the Tri-Cities Kids Matter, the Tri-Cities Community Resource Map is an excellent tool for families who call the Tri-Cities their home. Use it to find various services and resources in the area. You may also download a PDF version in different languages. 

 

 

 

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English Conversation Circle 

All Fridays of November through December 13, 2019
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Cottonwood Location: ISS o fBC Cottonwood, #200-504 Cottonwood Ave., Coquitlam, BC
To register contact Lucy Hardman 778-383-1438 (ext. 1907) or email lucy.hardman@issbc.org

Lincoln Location: #136-3030 Lincoln Ave, Coquitlam, BC
To register contact Elsie Decena 778-284-7026 (ext. 1560) or email: elsie.decena@issbc.org

Youth Connexion

Alll Fridays of November through December 27
5:00pm to 7:00pm
ISS of BC Cottonwood
#200-504 Cottonwood Avenue, Coquitlam, BC

To register contact Alaa Idris  778-383-1438 (ext. 1904) or email alaa.idris@issbc.org



Types Of Insurance in Canada (in Farsi) 

November 13  
10:00 am to 3:00 pm  
 Room 127, Coquitlam Library City Centre Branch 
1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BC

To register contact Mojgan Heydarpour  778-284-7026 (ext. 1569) or email mojgan.heydarpour@issbc.org

Career Exploration 

November 14, 21, & 28
10:00 am -12:30 pm.
Covers “Values, Skills, & Career Decision-Making Assessment”, “Resume & Cover Letter”, and “Interview and Communication Skills”.
To register, call 604-468-6000 or email annie.moon@success.bc.ca



Financial Literacy (in Farsi) 

November 15, 22 & 20
10:00 am - 12:00 pm at S.U.C.C.E.S.S
2058 Henderson Place, 1163 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam.
To register, call 604-468-6000



Citizenship Application Orientation (in Farsi) 

10:00 am - 12:00 pm S.U.C.C.E.S.S
2058 Henderson Place, 1163 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
To register, call 604-468-6000 



 

 

 

Engaging Underrepresented Youth 

This series of four webinars highlights how a collective impact approach can be used to improve community outcomes for underrepresented youth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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