MOSAIC is the sole proud provider of Settlement Online Pre-Arrival (SOPA) in British Columbia which is a partnership of settlement agencies across Canada led by ISANS Nova Scotia. SOPA BC staff has over 20 years combined experience providing employment services to immigrant job seekers in British Columbia.
Super, natural British Columbia attracts the third highest number of permanent residents in the country, who settle primarily in the urban areas of Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Metro Vancouver has a visible minority population of 48%, and one of the highest ratios of foreign born residents in the world. Although many newcomers express surprise about Vancouver’s rainy weather, they invariably comment favourably about the greenery and the spectacular beauty of the region and the province.
Newcomers who settle in British Columbia have access to a variety of settlement services which are tailored to their needs and MOSAIC has been serving those needs for almost 40 years. Since 1976, MOSAIC, a variety of settlement services which are tailored to their needs and MOSAIC has been serving those needs for almost 40 years. Since 1976, MOSAIC, a multilingual non-profit organization, has worked to strengthen communities, push for positive change, and support people in building new lives in Canada. As one of the largest settlement and employment service agencies in British Columbia, MOSAIC empowers immigrants, refugees, and newcomers to fully participate in Canadian society.
The organization offers more than 40 programs delivered at 32 client sites in the Metro Vancouver area. MOSAIC specializes in the following:
- Employment, Family, and Settlement Services
- Interpretation and Translation
- Language instruction
- Legal information, and Victim and Family Violence Services.