Job Connections for Immigrants (JCI)

Project based labour market training for immigrants

Job Connections for Immigrants (JCI)

Start a career in the RETAIL and CUSTOMER SERVICE industry! Job Connections for Immigrants (JCI) helps immigrants gain language and employment skills and industry-recognized certifications.

This program is FREE to participate in; however, seating is limited. Learn more and apply to participate today.

In Class Sessions Included:

  • English Language Training
  • Job Search & Life Skills
  • Computer Training

UFV Certification Courses Included:

  • Customer Service
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Digital Literacy (Microsoft Word & Excel)
  • Office Fast Track (Outlook)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be Permanent Residents of Canada (PRs) or Naturalized Canadian Citizens (NCCs.)
  • Applicants must have Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) Level 3 or above. Applicants will be assessed.
  • Applicants must be receiving Employment Insurance (EI) or have had a claim in the last 5 years. OR
  • Applicants must have earned more than $2,000 in insurable earnings and paid employee EI premiums on those earnings in at least 5 of the last 10 years. OR
  • Applicants must be a British Columbia Employment and Assistance Client with a Persons With Disabilities (BCEA PWD) designation.

PLEASE NOTE: Continuation of current EI benefits or Living Support will be provided to eligible participants.

Apply today by emailing program supervisor, Ranni Tolman.

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Archway has provided services for newcomers for almost 50 years.

Contact Info

604 .859.7681 ext. 277


Office Hours

8:30am – 4:30pm
Monday to Friday


#301 – 2975 Gladwin Road
Abbotsford, BC


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