Next cohort starts on June 3rd, 2024.


  • Aged between 16 to 29 years old;
  • Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Person Legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Living in British Columbia in Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Richmond, Surrey, Langley, Coquitlam, Maple Ridge, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, and Squamish; 

  • Unemployed or Precariously Employed and not receiving duplicative financial supports from another provincially or federally funded labour market program; 
  • Intermediate to Advanced English Level (minimum CLB – Canadian Language Benchmarks of 5+) 


ISSofBC is offering a free online job readiness and skills training program for immigrant and refugee youth to launch their careers in Canada. B-Hired program provides: 

Course summary:

  • Job Readiness workshops; 
  • Skills Specific/Occupational Skills training leading to certificates;
  • Job Search Support/Work Experience Placement;
  • Career counselling and coaching;
  • Follow-up Support

Workshop topics:

  • Labour market information
  • Career goal setting
  • Problem-solving
  • Professional communication
  • Resume and cover letter development
  • Job retention tips and much more!

Funding Partners

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