Teachers of English as a Second Language Association of Ontario

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Douglas College is offering a free, online employment program for permanent residents, refugees and Ukrainians on a CUAET work permit who live in small BC towns. Zoom class begins on November 1, 2022.

Click the hyperlink to watch a video about the Virtual REACH program. Click the hyperlinks to view the program poster and information session.

Virtual REACH Program Highlights:

  • Earn $250 for participating in surveys and a focus group
  • Study 100% online from the comfort of your home
  • Borrow a laptop from us
  • 8 weeks of Skills for Success upgrading and Employability training 
  • 8 weeks of Job Search support and Work Placement


  • Permanent resident, or protected person, or Ukrainian on a CUAET work permit
  • English level CLB 5 or higher
  • Basic ability to use a computer
  • Good wi-fi connection
  • Living in a small BC town

Registration is now Open! 

We have 10 funded seats available and the online class begins November 1, 2022.

Apply by texting Hana at 604.218.4146 or email Hana at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..




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