Interested in exploring your career options?
Wondering what steps to take in your job search?
Need assistance to explore training or self-employment?
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.
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.
You may be eligible for bus tickets and work gear for interviews and employment.
We can connect you with valuable community resources and programs.
Assistance to support you start and/or maintain your new job.
Find out about how you can receive funded skills training for up to 120 days while on Income Assistance.
We have grooming kits and haircut vouchers to help you freshen up for work.
Single parents on income assistance are now eligible for:
Specialized services available for Aboriginals, Francophone, New Immigrants, Survivors of Violence, Youth and Mature workers.
Business mentorship is available to help you start your own business.
We can offer an employer on average 50% of your wages for up to 6 months to train you on the job.
Up to $7500 tuition supports are available for in-demand jobs.