A Virtual Information Session with IHA Recruiters Sandra Holmann and Cassandra Ritchie on April 8th

Join us for an online information session with IHA recruiters, Cassandra Ritchie and Sandra Holmann. This is a chance to find out about career opportunities in healthcare and what IHA recruiters are looking for in candidates. You can also check out the IHA job board to find current job postings: https://jobs.interiorhealth.ca/ https://jobs.interiorhealth.ca/health-care-assistant

Monthly Virtual Job Fairs

  Did you know that we facilitate virtual job fairs every month? If you are looking to hire and need some assistance with virtual recruitment, let us help you! Our experienced facilitator will walk you through the process. From early planning stages to event registration and in-session facilitation, we have you covered. Contact Jen Barclay…

Seasonal Jobs Are Around the Corner

With spring around the corner, it’s a good time to explore the multitude of seasonal employment opportunities in the West Kootenay. Here are some of the benefits of seasonal work: (1) Foot in the door: gives you an opportunity to make an impression on your employer and potentially secure future employment (2) Working outdoors: many…

Ankors’ Peer Health Navigator

  Peer Health Navigator A peer is someone with lived experience of mental health and/or substance use. If you need support with: – Referrals – Accessing Support, Services, Harm Reduction Information or Supplies – Sexual Health Education – Accompaniment to appointments – Advocacy – Hospital Emergency Visits and follow up support Call or Text Sam…

Virtual Hiring Supports for Employers

Being forced to adopt new, virtually enabled business models overnight can feel overwhelming, especially when it comes to hiring. We have the right supports to help you successfully transition to virtual recruitment, so let us help you with your next hire! As part of our ongoing commitment to employers and business owners across the Kootenay…

Sindy’s Success Story

Nelson—Sindy Stringer finally knows what she wants to be when she grows up, thanks to an employment program offered by Kootenay Career Development Society. Sindy took the RAFT program—short for Retail, Accommodation, Food Service and Tourism, in fall 2019. Today, she is living her dream as a cannabis consultant supervisor in Castlegar. Salmo resident Sindy…

After a Long Career, More Success

Nelson—At 66, Grant Clubine wasn’t ready to retire. But after spending most of his adult life as a journeyman electrician, Grant no longer felt a spark for the profession. Seeking support for a career change, Grant met with an employment counsellor at WorkBC who referred him to the RAFT program. RAFT is a free, five-week…

Sherry and Ryan Serving up Success!

Nelson—Married couple Sherry and Ryan are living in a mansion and training to be chefs partly due to their participation in a Kootenay Career Development Society’s (KCDS) employment program. For 15 years the Canadian pair had worked abroad—Sherry taught English, Ryan worked in the oil and gas industry. Their livelihoods took them to Qatar, Saudi…