By Vancouver is Awesome |

For those who are new to Canada, making the first steps into employment may seem like a daunting task. It’s not only about finding work, it’s also about finding a career that is a good match to their skills, experience and expectations.

Language barriers, lack of a professional network or Canadian experience make it indisputably more challenging for newcomer and refugee women to find jobs, let alone careers with meaning. The good news is that it’s possible and gets easier with the right assistance and advice.

YWCA Metro Vancouver has launched three new employment programs aimed at helping immigrant and refugee women who are looking for work to overcome their unique obstacles. You can check out each program below and visit ywcajobseeker.org for more info.

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