Director of Employment Programs
Raj Hundal possesses over 13 years of distinguished expertise in the realm of Employment Programs, boasting a comprehensive skill set that encompasses employment counseling, case management, workshop facilitation, job development, and program management. His educational background is anchored in a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the esteemed University of British Columbia, further supplemented by a Law Degree and the prestigious designation of Certified Career Development Practitioner (CCDP).
Mr. Hundal’s illustrious career has been marked by his unwavering commitment to serving diverse client groups, including newcomers to Canada, individuals with disabilities, and youth. In addition to his proficiency in employment services, he boasts a profound understanding of public relations, communications, and marketing. His prior professional engagements have seen him contribute significantly to esteemed institutions such as the City of Vancouver, the Provincial government, and the Government of Canada.
Presently, Raj Hundal holds the esteemed position of Senior Director of Employment, Planning & Program Development at Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS). Notably, he has also lent his expertise as a part-time Career Development Professional program Instructor at Langara College, where he imparted invaluable knowledge in “Work Search Skills and Employment Development.” His commitment to fostering community growth extends to his role as a member of the Surrey Board of Trade Health and Technology Committee, where he proactively identifies critical concerns and policies that impact Surrey’s business community, its members, and the city as a whole.
Furthermore, Mr. Hundal’s commitment to professional excellence extends to his role on the Association of Service Providers for Employability and Career Training (ASPECT) BC Board, where he passionately represents the diversity within their membership. His dedication to continuous growth and development is evident through his regular engagement in professional and governance development initiatives.
Most recently, Raj Hundal was honored with the prestigious Community Crusader award by the Times of Canada, a testament to his exceptional leadership and extraordinary contributions to community improvement initiatives.