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October 30th, 2018

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Last few days to register for the ASPECT Conference



We are sending our numbers to catering and have room for a few more people at our ASPECT Conference. Register now and don't miss out!  #ASPECT18

 

CEO Report

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Vancouver Island Economic Summit in Nanaimo and was delighted to run into several ASPECT members. My goal for being at the conference was to meet as many employers and employer representatives as I could to find out their needs. I'm researching how ASPECT can coordinate its members' expertise to meet employers' needs at a provincial level.

I heard  -- almost as an unofficial reoccurring theme throughout several of the presentations and workshops -- that employers desperately need skilled workers to compete locally and globally. It struck me that I was certainly in the right place at the right time!

ASPECT is currently developing an Employer-Service Provider Summit for June 2019. The initial plan is to host a provincial summit in the Vancouver/Richmond with large employers and then hold regional meetings with local employers in fall 2019. If you are interested in being a part of the ASPECT Summit Steering Committee, please send me a quick email

Janet Morris-Reade


Update: Only a few more days left to register

Meet up with your colleagues in the sector, attend the workshop, and take a moment to breathe after writing a marathon of RFPs. The ASPECT Conference is the perfect opportunity to relax, learn, and enjoy!

 

Sector News

 

The case for competency based education
Forbes, Oct 25th 2018

New mills, new jobs boost Port Alberni in Langley Company's $70 million dollar project
Vancouver Sun, Oct 19th, 2018

Government joins together to fund more childcare spaces
JOC, Oct 16th, 2018

The B.C. ESA has Changed: What’s New and What’s Coming
Ropergreyall.com, Oct 2018

State of the Island Report foresees moderate economic growth
Cowichan Valley Citizen, Oct 25th, 2018

Do you have an ASPECT member news story you'd like us to highlight? Please email jnichol@aspect.bc.ca

Thank You to Our Conference Sponsors


Lead Sponsors
 
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Want to raise your organization's profile and support our advocacy work? Why not check out the exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities available, too!
Professional Development Opportunities



ASPECT BC Conference
November 7-9, 2018
Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort, Victoria
Registration Open Now!


Canadian Association for Prior Learning Assessment (CAPLA) Conference
November 22-23, 2018 
The Grand Hotel & Suites in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Click here for details

CANNEXUS
January 28-30, 2019
Shaw Centre, Ottawa
Click here for details

Canadian Association for Supported Employment Conference
June 11-13, 2019

Delta Hotels by Marriott Montreal
Click here for details - Call for presenters underway: deadline Nov. 30, 2018

Leadership 2020 by The Federation of Community Social Services of BC
Applications now being received
Click here for details

Member Job Postings


If you are an ASPECT member, you may submit your job posting. Fill out the form here to submit your job posting. Not a member? Join us.

Facilitator - Ready Set Work Program
Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC, Delta
Closes: November 16, 2018
Click for details

Job Developer
Douglas College, Maple Ridge BC
Closes: November 30, 2018
Click for details

Job Coach, temporary full time, Delta
Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC
Closes: October 31, 2018
Click for details

Job Developer / Facilitator
Phoenix Society, Surrey
Closes: Please be advised that we will be conducting interviews as we receive qualified resumes. This means that interviews could be taking place before Oct 26, 2018.
Click for details

Finance Assistant
S.U.C.C.E.S.S., Vancouver
Closes: November 9, 2018
Click for details

 

 

ASPECT Health Benefits Program


The ASPECT Health Benefits program is available to ASPECT members and is delivered by our partner, Delta Pacific Benefits Brokers. With competitive rates and excellent coverage, it's worth looking into. 

This benefits program is now open to associate members of ASPECT with 3 or more people on the plan. Not a member of ASPECT, join us now!
 
For more information please contact Christopher Block directly:
 

Delta Pacific Benefit Brokers Ltd. 
300-6935 120th St. 
Delta BC, V4E2A8
604-590-0680 ext. 103
1-877-231-4899 ext. 103
ASPECTIVES is the newsletter of the Association of Service Providers for Employability and Career Training (ASPECT). It is distributed weekly to more than 2,600 contacts within the employment and community-based training sector. Attributed articles represent the opinions of the authors and not necessarily the opinions of ASPECT.






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