WorkBC Centres are gradually moving towards offering in-person services to:
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.
TEMPORARY CHANGE IN SERVICE HOURS:
Mon to Fri - 9am to 5pm
Closed - Sat, Sun and Statutory holidays
On receiving your application, staff will call you for an appointment.
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.
Job Talk E1: job search advice for youth and answer questions
Job Talk E2: why you need certifications (Arabic)
12 Things that ruin first impression
How to pass a job interview - 10 Tips
Question: 'Tell me about yourself?'
Registration – How to, and why?
Applying - How to complete an Employment Service application?
Which Stream is Right for Me? – A brief overview of the 4 service streams
How to use WorkBC Online Messaging Service to communicate with staff and upload documents?
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. Find out more by CLICKING here.
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.