WorkBC Centre - Surrey Whalley

9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9:00 am to 8:00 pm Tuesday, Thursday
11:00 am to 5:00 pm Saturday
Statutory Holidays - Closed

We Can Help

People, including mature woman in the foreground, working on computers.

Interested in exploring your career options?

Wondering what steps to take in your job search?

Need assistance to explore training or self-employment?

Our Services

WorkBC Employment Services is dedicated to help job seekers find employment.

We offer a wide range of services to help people achieve their employment goals.

Our services are cost-free and tailored to residents who are unemployed or working less that 20 hours a week and legally entitled to work in Canada and are not currently attending full time school.

There are two ways to get started.

You can drop by today and see an employment counsellor directly – OR, you can check your eligibility and what types of services are available.

Register for online services.

Check out our Self-serve Services.

Find the closest WorkBC Centre.

In Our Centre

For Everyone

SELF-SERVE RESOURCE CENTRE:
Free access to computers, phones, fax machines and photocopiers, job board, community resource brochures and staff to help you with your job search.

JOB SEARCH WORKSHOPS:
Access a variety of career assessments and workshops to help you be successful in your job search.

SHORT-TERM CERTIFICATION TRAINING:
Need a certificate for a specific job? Find out how to access 35 hours of certificate training.

FINANCIAL SUPPORT:
You may be eligible for bus tickets and work gear for interviews and employment.

REFERRALS:
We can connect you with valuable community resources and programs.

JOB SUSTAINMENT:
Assistance to support you start and/or maintain your new job.

Newest Job Postings

See all available jobs

Check out our How-To Videos

Job Talk E1: job search advice for youth and answer questions
Job Talk E2: why you need certifications (Arabic)

Other support

For People Receiving Income Assistance

SHORT DURATION SKILLS TRAINING:

Find out about how you can receive funded skills training for up to 120 days while on Income Assistance.

GROOMING SUPPORTS:

We have grooming kits and haircut vouchers to help you freshen up for work.

SINGLE PARENT EMPLOYMENT INITIATIVE:

Single parents on income assistance are now eligible for:

  • Funded training up to 1 year
  • Paid work experience placements
  • Childcare support during training and work placement

Specialized services available for Aboriginals, Francophone, New Immigrants, Survivors of Violence, Youth and Mature workers.

Specialized Services

For Individuals with Mental & Physical Disabilities

  • Specialized Assessments
  • Disability Management
  • Job Coaching and Maintenance
  • Customized Employment
  • Volunteer Experience Placement
  • Skills Training
  • Assistive Technology for Employment

For People who have received Employment Insurance (El)

SELF-EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM:

Business mentorship is available to help you start your own business.

WAGE SUBSIDY:

We can offer an employer on average 50% of your wages for up to 6 months to train you on the job.

SKILLS TRAINING:

Up to $7500 tuition supports are available for in-demand jobs.