Alice’s story: Youth can do it too

Alice’s story: Youth can do it too

Alice is a youth who came to Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House in August 2014. She came to the employment team at our House for assistance with finding a volunteer position, to gain experience for entering the job force. Alice completed Grade 12 with the aid of a...
Rana’s Story: Finding a fulfilling career in Canada

Rana’s Story: Finding a fulfilling career in Canada

Two weeks after her move from Dubai to Canada, Rana connected with Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House-WorkBC Specialized Services by attending our ‘BC Industry Speakers and Job Fair’ in February 2018. Here, Rana expressed that she lacked the support of her family in...
Alberto’s Story: Job search help pays off for newcomers

Alberto’s Story: Job search help pays off for newcomers

Alberto* came to see José at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House because he wanted to become an ESL teacher. Alberto did not qualify for WorkBC services, but he was eligible instead for Employment Support for Newcomers services. Alberto needed assistance with...