Embrace the power of diversity

Tap into a rich and dynamic talent pool

Welcome to our free ‘Hire a Newcomer’ initiative. This program focuses on helping you and other Canadian employers, foster diversity and inclusion in the workplace by matching qualified newcomers to suitable employers.

By hiring newcomers, you can unlock a wealth of talent, skills, and fresh perspectives. Discover the advantages of embracing diversity and learn how our organization can support your journey. 

Hiring Services

We can help you find the best employees through our extensive network of skilled newcomers. We also offer targeted job listing advertisements for free.

Through our work, we attract talent from a wide variety of backgrounds, ensuring a diverse range of qualified applicants.

Our team of career consultants pre-screens candidates based on your specific requirements, saving you time and effort while ensuring you find the best fit for your organization.

If you join this program, we can also assist you in:

  • Interview scheduling: We handle interview scheduling and logistics for both employers and candidates. 
  • Organizing job fairs: Showcase your organizations values and foster meaningful connections at our popular job fairs, and get connected with a diverse pool of skilled newcomer candidates on the spot. 
  • Integration support: We can ensure a smooth onboarding process and cultural orientation, assisting newcomers in acclimating to your workplace culture and setting the stage for their long-term success within your organization. 
  • Assistance following a hire:  Our team remains available to provide guidance and assistance to a new employee for up to two months after their first day of employment.

Workplace Training

We will work with you to strengthen your abilities to engage and maximize the contributions of your new and current immigrant employees.

Our Employer Relations Specialists will discuss training needs, analyze opportunities to strengthen intercultural communication, and work with your human resource and management teams to develop training solutions that optimize diversity in the workplace.

Training courses such as those listed below can be delivered at your workplace or at one of our many locations throughout Metro Vancouver:

  • Diversity Training
  • Workplace English
  • Canadian Soft Skills
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Communication Skills for Managers of ESL Employees

Learn more about our programs that can support you.


Contact us today!

Ready to take the first step towards a more inclusive workplace? Contact us through the form below or email us to discover how ISSofBC can help your business grow.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about the ‘Hire a Newcomer’ initiative, or what to join, please complete the form. Alternatively, you can email us directly and we will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you!