Links/Resources

Professional Affiliations

  • Aroga

    Low Vision, Blindness, Communication Aids, Physical Access, Education

  • The Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification

    The designation of Canadian Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CCRC) is a respected, well-recognized credential for individuals who provide rehabilitation counseling services. The Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification, the organization responsible for this credential, has been operating as an independent, not-for-profit organization since 1974.

  • The Workers' Compensation Board of BC

    Worksafe BC is dedicated to promoting workplace health and safety for the workers and employers of British Columbia. Safer, healthier workplaces.

  • British Columbia Psychological Association

    Since 1977, the BC Psychological Association has represented psychologists in British Columbia. It is a voluntary body and is committed to advancing psychology, the interests of psychologists, and the psychological well-being of all British Columbians. Our administrative offices are in Vancouver, but our board members represent a geographically diverse group from a number of BC cities

  • The College of Psychologists of British Columbia

Employment/Labour Market

  • Career Xchange

    A job seeker recommended this site claiming she had received several good leads from it. Check it out for yourself!

  • Diversity World
  • Enriching Workplaces and Reducing Employment Barriers. The site contains an excellent listing of international events, job postings, and discussion forums

  • Job Bank

    BC-wide career and labour market information. Monthly Labour Force Survey releases, Employment Insurance and BC Benefits Statistics, and Annual Earnings BC (1996).

  • The Job Bus

    This is Canada wide site and most of the information is more relevant to Ontario & Quebec. The site links you to the companies that are hiring.

  • Jobs in the Hospitality Industry

    Search 1000's of hotel restaurant, casino, resort, jobs

  • Education Planner

    This is a guide to post secondary education in BC. There are two types of information within the Opening Doors web site. The first is the Academic Program Search, which allows you to view information on academic programs at all of BC's post-secondary institutions. The second is the Student Guide to studying in BC's post-secondary education system. This section contains a variety of information, including student finance (scholarships/loans etc.).

  • Neuvoo

    Neuvoo.ca is a job search engine that indexes jobs directly from companies' career websites, placement agencies and job boards. Neuvoo.ca offers around 42,000 jobs in BC.

  • Workopolis

    This is another Canada wide site but it has a good area search function that eliminates all the non-BC jobs

  • Industry Training Authority

    ITA is the provincial government agency with responsibility for apprenticeships and industry training programs in BC.  The ITA offers information on career choices, including a comprehensive listing of trades and industry occupational profiles.

  • BC Technology

    Job postings in the high tech and IT career positions

  • Trades BC 

    An employment assistance service with specialization in the trades industry

  • www.jobcareer.ca 

    Allows job seekers to search jobs from thousands of company recruitment pages and job board sites, saving the trouble of having to visit each site individually. Also provides tips and advice on job seeking.

  • Guide to the BC Economy & Labour Market
  • Provides BC career practitioners and others with a listing of current career and labour market information. These resources were selected by successful practitioners and are the key to understanding BC's labour market.

  • Work BC

    Written to help British Columbians with their career decisions, Work Futures provides employment facts and information about trends in today's labour market. It also predicts how labour market conditions and employment prospects in B.C. will change over the next decade.

  • Working in Canada

    Looking at the employment prospects for an occupation is an extremely important area to investigate when researching careers or even when recruiting staff.

Volunteer Sites

  • Vancouver Volunteer

    A resource connecting individuals with volunteer opportunities.

  • Volunteer Site For Board Positions

    BoardMatch® Fundamentals, a program of Altruvest Charitable Services, in association with Volunteer Vancouver, is an innovative internet program which introduces registered charities to enthusiastic and informed candidates willing to share their expertise by serving as members of the boards of charitable organizations

  • Charity Village

    Canada's supersite for the nonprofit sector --- 3,500 pages of news, training, jobs, information and resources for executives, staffers, donors, and volunteers. If philanthropy and volunteerism are part of your world, this is your place.

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