Leadership and Community Building Programs

Fast Track to Employment (FTE)

Leadership and Community Building Programs played a key role in the development and incubation of the Fast Track to Employment (FTE) program. FTE was a dynamic partnership between industry, government, trainers/educators and the long-term unemployed. FTE integrated training providers and educational institutions into an array of services using industry-designed curriculum to connect the unemployed to local industry. FTE became a self-sustaining agency, and eventually was absorbed into Building Opportunities with Business Inner City Society (BOB), which developed under the auspices of the Vancouver Agreement. The agency became a major force in the social and economic revitalization of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.

To learn more about BOB please visit vancouveragreement.ca/EconomicDevelopment.htm