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550 Poirier St, Coquitlam, BC, V3J 6A7| Phone: 604-939-9201| Contact Us
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
Learning for a Lifetime
Immigrant Youth in Schools
​​​​​The aim of the Immigrant Youth Worker program is to support newcomer students (immigrants and refugees) in grade 9 to 12. This program is currently available at Pinetree & Port Moody Secondary Schools. Services provided are:
  • Offering school orientation and follow-up services to help students adjust to school environment
  • One on one counselling/dealing with students’ emotional, social and academic issues
  • Connecting students to resources in schools (Career Resource, Library, Clubs, and etc.)
  • Helping students secure employment and volunteer opportunities
  • Supporting students with college/university applications
  • Providing home visits if needed

In addition, the Immigrant Youth Worker provides various after school and extra-curriculum programs in schools and in the community to address newcomer students’ different needs including:

  • ​​Field trip to Downtown Vancouver for FlyOver Canada and ice skating
  • Field trip to Mackin House Museum, Coquitlam
  • Field trips to Simon Fraser University and Douglas College
  • Attending information sessions at Douglas College and BCIT

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                 Immigrant Youth clubs       

           Pinetree Secondary School

            Culture Club

            When:      Tuesdays at 3:30pm (after school - drop in style)

            Where:    Room A100 (lower level next to office)

            What:      Working with all cultures to connect with one another in a 

                                 Canadian setting, discuss, support, celebrate, and have fun!

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            Port Moody Secondary School

             Culture Club

            Every Tuesday after school an exciting club ~ the Culture Club ~ invites

            students from multi-cultures to celebrate their culture with other club

            members through presentations. The presentations include cuisine,

            cultural specific activities, games and guest speakers. The club

            encourages students to develop friendships with others as well as

            provide English as the common language during interaction. The club is

            student lead with the support of Pamela Hope, Port Moody

            Secondary's Immigrant Youth Worker. 


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School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)

550 Poirier St, Coquitlam BC
V3J 6A7
604-939-9201 604-939-7828