The PRISM Employment Support Service (ESS) is a strengths-based, trauma-informed employment support program for 2SLGBTQIA+ adults living in BC. Prism ESS is a partnership program between QMUNITY and YWCA Metro Vancouver.

Participants receive up to 12 one-to-one coaching sessions with an employment advisor, as well as employment workshops.

We host two virtually information sessions on the first Wednesday of the month. Click below to register now:


Program Highlights

  • One-to-one individualized support delivered by a trained trauma and resilience-informed career case manager
  • In-person, online and hybrid delivery options are available 
  • Weekly group Employment Skill and Confidence-building Workshops such as Goal Setting, Personality Dimensions, Growth Mindset, Career Research, Resume and Cover Letters, Interview Skills and other relevant topics
  • Community referrals and access to other WorkBC services
  • Access to personal counseling sessions*
  • Financial assistance for transit, occupational training, clothing and child care*

*Subject to funding and eligibility for WorkBC Employment Services

Eligibility

  • Canadian Citizens, Protected Refugees or Permanent Residents living in BC who identifies as 2SLGBTQIA+
  • 19+ years and up
  • Willing to commit to 12 weeks of individualized one-to-one weekly sessions with their case manager, attend employment workshops and to independently work on accomplishing the weekly goals set out in their Action Plan

Interested?

To enroll in the program, folks need to attend one of our information sessions which are held in-person and virtually on the first Wednesday of each month.

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