PICS Youth Entrepreneurship Program and Info Session Dec 2014

PICS "Youth Entrepreneurship Program" and Information Session

We are extremely happy to announce that PICS is offering "Youth Entrepreneurship Program". We are currently accepting applications for the Jan; 12, 2015 intake.

If you know anyone who meets the following criteria please ask them to contact us ASAP. We can accept only 15 people for the Jan; 12, 2015 class.


Between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the time of intake/selection;
Not in F/T school;
Not working F/T;
A Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or a person on whom refugee status has been conferred;
Legally entitled to work according to the regulations in vogue in the Province of British Columbia;
Not in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits; and
In need of assistance to overcome employment barriers.

Please note, that there are no residence restrictions on where the participants live as long as they are eligible based on the above criteria.
They will learn self-employment skills through this entrepreneurship program, including developing a business plan, a marketing plan, and find help to access start-up funding and managing cash.
In addition eligible participants receive income support of $306.00 per week for 22 weeks.
In order to be considered one must attend an ‘Information Session’ at:

Place: PICS Head Office - Unit 205, 12725 80th Avenue, Surrey
Date: Tuesday, December 30, 2014 Time: 10:30 A.M. to 12:00 Noon

Seating is limited; to attend the session one must pre-register at: deshpal.grewal[at]pics.bc[dot]ca or contact Deshpal Grewal at 604-596-7722, Ext 126 or
sunil.rawat[at]pics.bc[dot]ca or contact Sunil Rawat at 604-596-7722, ext. 128