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Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society

Employment Options for 55+

About EO55+ Program

This Program offer free job support to older workers who are 55 years of age or above. Workshops, training, and one-on-one assistance with job searches and self-employment are all included. Join the EO 55+ program to find the career that’s suitable for you whether you are a Canadian, or recently arrived in Canada and need help finding a job. Workshops on employability readiness are offered at PICS’s Surrey location.

This program partners with local community and business employers who provide one to one follow up support, up to date employment trends, and follow up assistance for up to 10 weeks.

Find your DREAM job as a Taxi Driver Limousine / Shuttle bus Driver Transit Driver/Handy Dart Driver/Community Bus

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Program Highlights

  • Free, Class 4 license or Training as Transportation Logistics Worker or alternate training relevant to your DREAM job
  • First Aid-1
  • Job mentorship
  • Strengthened job search experience
  • Self-employment training
  • Networking opportunities

Free Training

  • Resume and cover letter building
  • Occupational skills training
  • Basic Business Coaching in transportation
  • Development of work action plan and employer engagement

Eligibility Criteria

Immigration Status + Current resident of BC

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

Employment Status

  • Unemployed
  • Underemployed or Precariously employed


  • 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

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

Contact Information

Employment options 55+

Funded By

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