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BladeRunners - Vancouver

Provided by: Aboriginal Community Career and Employment Services Society (ACCESS)

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Service Description

Provides a free employment and skills training program for street-involved youth ages 19 to 30 who have multiple barriers to employment. Aims to facilitate entry into the labour force, foster long-term employment prospects, and build self-esteem. Offers basic training in construction techniques and related trades, job readiness skills, occupational health and safety, and life skills. Coordinators also provide 24-hour support to help participants overcome personal problems so they do not interfere with employment. Graduates may qualify for required safety gear, tools, or further training. Participants must be unemployed or underemployed, not receiving Employment Insurance (EI), and legally entitled to work in Canada. Open referral. Serves Vancouver. Office hours are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday. Funded by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) and BC Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology.

BladeRunners - Vancouver

Address:
390 Main Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 2T1

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Mailing Address:
390 Main Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 2T1

Service Info

Phone:

604-688-9116

Fax:

604-688-9146

Service Website:
http://www.accessfutures.com/bladerunners

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Last Verified: 2018-07-19


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