Employment Options for 55+

  1. Program Overview: The Employment Options for 55+ is for seniors who are looking for employment in British Columbia. In this program, eligible participants are able to receive free occupational training along with life skill training.
  2. Program Highlights: Job mentorship Business Coaching – Networking opportunities – Resume/Cover letter – one Support – Class 1, Class 5, Class 4 Licences – Computer skills training
  3. Eligibility: PR and Canadian Citizen – Unemployed/Precariously Employed – Protected Refugees – Clients on Employment Insurant EI

Employment Options for 55+ Eligibility

*1 item from each category must be met to be eligible

Immigration Status

  • Canadian Citizen
  • Permanent Resident
  • Refugee with Court Notice of Decision

Employment Status

  • Unemployed
  • Part-time


  • A mature individual of 55 years old or older


  • Not attending full time Day School for any courses and
  • Job ready, committed, and motivated to finding a Job