Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

Customized career counselling & training supports for immigrants looking for relevant careers in Canada

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

Career Paths continues to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic, with modified services to maintain the safety of clients and staff. Employment Specialists are working on a rotating schedule and connecting with clients by telephone and email to maintain social distancing. Please contact us to arrange a virtual meeting for program information or registration.
Program Supervisor, Mary Finch:
604.866.1645 or mary.finch@archway.ca.

B.C. has a growing economy and an expanding job market — employers and communities are looking for workers in many different areas. You have the skills, qualifications, and experience they need!

The Government of Canada and Province of British Columbia are working with Archway Community Services to help newcomers like you find that perfect employment fit.

The Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants program will assist you to gain experience, find employment, or improve employment within your field, with an individual approach that is tailored to meet your needs.

Services provided include:

  • Financial assistance for credential evaluation
  • Licensing and skills upgrading
  • Career planning and ongoing support
  • Practicum and mentorship opportunities
  • Connections to local employers

Let us help you achieve your professional career goals in Canada!

Eligibity Criteria

  • Permanent Resident within the last 5 years
  • Intermediate English proficiency
  • 3 years of experience in profession
  • Work more than 20 hours per week in a job that does not use the training or experience you obtained prior to coming to Canada
  • OR Unemployed and not receiving Employment Insurance or BC Employment Assistance

To Access Career Paths

  • Please contact us to confirm your eligibility
  • We will arrange a personal meeting to discuss the program and how we can help you achieve your career goals

    “Thank you so much for our wonderful meeting – I am extremely grateful for all the help you have provided. I feel so motivated after this!”


    Did You Know?

    Archway has been providing services for newcomers since the 1970s.

    “As you are teaching and helping us how to improve ourselves from within plus helping our interview skills , I really like the way you motivate us and help us to get better knowledge.”


    Office Hours

    9:00am – 4:00pm
    Monday – Friday


    2420 Montrose Avenue
    Abbotsford, BC V2S 3S9

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