Bridges to Success

Bridges to Success has been one of McBride’s longest running programs to date which has been assisting unemployed Albertans for over 20 years. Bridges allows you to create an individualized program plan based on your circumstances and career goals, which includes a variety of different program modules to help you become more employable. 

Program outline

  • Minimum 12-week participation at no cost to you

  • Up to 6-weeks of mandatory work experience component

  • Computer training which includes an introduction to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access

  • Assistance with targeting resumes and cover letters for specific jobs

  • One on One assistance with applying online and going out and talking to employers

  • Mock interviews

  • Job leads and job fair information provided on a regular basis

  • Opportunity to work in your chosen field to ensure that the career path you have chosen is the right fit for you 

You may be eligible to enroll if you:

  • Are between the ages of 18 - 64

  • Are looking for permanent, full-time employment or training upon completion of the program and for at least 6 months after your end date.

  • Can commit that you are ready, willing, and able to participate in full-time training for the duration of the program.

  • Are currently unemployed, or under-employed (working less than 19 hours per week).

  • Have English benchmark of 5-5-5.

  • Have not participated in similarly funded training in the previous 4 years.

  • Have not been in public school in the previous 12 months.

  • Are not already be enrolled in another training program.

Apply Now

Call us at today at 403-777-5627 to speak with an intake coordinator! 



The Province of Alberta is working in partnership with the Government of Canada to provide employment support services and programs. 

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Calgary Street Survival Guide
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Job Bank Service Canada
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Calgary Interfaith Food Bank
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Cost: No Cost
Duration: Maximum of 26 weeks including a mandatory work exp Location: Calgary - Parkside Place