Jan 28 – Career Readiness Workshop

Jan 28 – Career Readiness Workshop

Jumpstart is pleased to partner with the Vancouver Public Library to deliver a career readiness program for refugees and refugee claimants settled in B.C. Are you looking to find meaningful employment that aligns with your previous work experience and/or educational...
Moni

Moni

INTERVIEW WITH MONI Moni is a refugee and Jumpstart mentee who overcame immense personal and professional challenges to jumpstart her life and career 3 different times in 3 different countries; Syria, Lebanon and Canada. From a low-income refugee to a financial coach...
Almila

Almila

INTERVIEW WITH ALMILA Almila is a recently settled refugee from Turkey. Upon arrival in Toronto, Almila was searching for opportunities to gain professional guidance, and she found the Welcome Talent Canada mentorship program. We asked her about her experience coming...
Giovanna and Laila

Giovanna and Laila

Mentorship: The Story of Giovanna and Laila Laila is recently settled refugee of Palestinian origin. Giovanna is Vice-Principal at St. Margaret School in Calgary, Alberta. They recently became mentor and mentee and a new friendship blossomed. We asked them both about...
Raphael

Raphael

Raphael M. was one of our refugee panelists for Our Story, the World Refugee Day Event. In celebration of and solidarity with Pride Month, we asked Raphael a few questions about his story, his experience coming to Canada, and his new business. Q: Can you tell us a bit...