Join us every Thursday in June to learn vital information to build your career in Canada including tips on how to create your resume, market yourself and talk business.
Join us to learn vital strategies for gaining Canadian work experience including finding volunteer opportunites and getting involved in the community.
ISSofBC, Vancity, Settlement Orientation Services (S.O.S and the Vancouver Public Library invite you to join us in marking World Refugee Day on June 20.
23,000+ clients a year serviced by 400 staff members and 1000+ volunteers in 14 communities.Learn more about ISSofBC
“Since coming to ISSofBC I am confident that I can handle different people and situations in my new home.”
- Josefina, Philippines - Settlement Services client
“I got tremendous help from Skills Connect...acquiring the useful tools which empowered me to accept and face all the challenges and look for the opportunities whenever they appeared.”
- Ravi, India - Skills Connect client
“It’s a great opportunity to study here and meet different people from all around the world.”
- Marlon, Brazil - International Studies student
“I’ve noticed that people often congratulate me on speaking English so well. I came to ISSofBC with bad English habits and left with great knowledge. My self-confidence has increased.”
- Kushtrim, Germany - International Studies student
“Once you have a mentor, your mentor helps you focus on where you want to go. I learned a lot from my mentor, and when I adopted these new strategies, I got a job.”
- Tully, Tanzania - Mentoring Connections client
“To get the right information and direction in the first days of settlement in a new country is crucial. Special thanks to my settlement worker for her expertise and wisdom. ”
- Irina, Russia - Building Together client
“This program gave me a good chance to learn and practice my English. I also met some new friends like my mentor. We became good friends. We still keep in touch every week. I really like this program.”
- Jason, China - Volunteer Connections Program mentee