Encore Careers (55+)

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Encore Careers 55+ Employment Program

Encore Careers is a government-funded employment program designed to assist people aged 55+ in their job search. It offers support in sustainable employment or self-employment, career exploration, skills training, and more over a 10-week period. This program can be a lifeline for those who have unexpectedly lost their jobs, those re-entering the workforce due to necessity or folks eager to rejoin work and explore new career paths as part of their later-stage journey.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • 6 weeks of in-class training
  • 4 weeks of individual/ customized support
  • Developing and launching a consulting practice
  • Traditional Job placement
  • Home Based Jobs
  • Gig Jobs
  • Access to industry-specific training and certifications
  • Link to further education
  • Digital Literacy Skills
  • Job Search Strategies in today’s technological environment

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person (under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, S.C. 2001, c.27) legally entitled to work in Canada,
  • Living in British Columbia
  • Not a full-time student (i.e., not enrolled in high school or in post-secondary training), and
  • Not actively participating in another provincially or federally funded labour market program.
  • Currently Unemployed, or Precariously Employed
  • Age 55+

Encore Careers Funder

Ready to Apply?

Submit a program registration request.

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Program Starts

👇
January 2024

Contact Us

T.604.777.6099

Email


LOCATION

Coquitlam Campus
1250 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC
V3B 7X3

Future Classes

April 2024
June 2024

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