Building Bridges Womens Development Program
January 25
Options Training Site


A PIRS and Family Services of Greater Vancouver Women’s Development Program

This program is designed for immigrant women who have:

  • functional competency in English (high intermediate level)
  • effective interpersonal skills and a strong desire to work with others in a helping role
  • experience in the settlement/integration process, with a readiness to assist others in this process
  • some experience working in a group or community development setting (in Canada or overseas)
  • the ability to meet the time commitments and other requirements of the program
  • a commitment to using the skills and knowledge acquired in a group setting and/or at an organizational level

If you are interested in developing your facilitation skills and furthering or exploring your career opportunities in a community/network setting, this program will be a great resource to you. Participants will gain knowledge, skills, and resources to enhance their employment possibilities.


  • Options Community Services Society Training Room
  • 13520 - 78th Ave., Surrey, B.C. V3W 8J6


  • Thursday from 6:30 to 9:30 pm
  • Jan. 25th – June 7th, 2018

Information session:
Jan. 25th, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm

To apply, please forward your résumé and cover letter by January 19th, 2018 to:
Amea Wilbur, Manager of Programs
Email: awilbur@pirs.bc.ca

Interviews will be scheduled after all participants’ applications have been received.

Program cost:
Semester fee: $150.00, plus Career assessment: $50.00

For more information contact Jugnoo: jsalahuddin@pirs.bc.ca or call: 604-298-5888