WorkBC Employment Services Centre
Our WorkBC Service Centres offer a wide array of programs and supports to individuals seeking to return to work.
- A staffed resource area for using job search tools and information that includes:
- computer workstations
- internet access
- public telephones
- fax machines
- photocopy services
- informational materials
- Job Search/Start Supports – funding that will connect you with employment. Examples of this might be to help you attend an interview, get to a new job or buy some work clothing
- Employment Support Service Topic Workshops – help by providing such things as up-to-date job search information, resume writing or building a network
- Wage Subsidy Work Experience Placement – assists with on-the-job training by providing funds to employers to offset their costs
- Short-Term Orientation and Certification Training – can include such tickets as First Aid, WHMIS or Foodsafe.
- Skills Training (Occupational, Fee Payer, Essential Skills) – this assistance is for people facing a changing field of work or an inability to continue in a current line of work
- Self-Employment – provides supports and instruction to individuals planning on establishing their own business
- Job Maintenance – provide support to employers and job applicants when they require direct on-the-job support and extended follow-up.
- Job Creation Projects – assist organizations to deliver special projects in the community that train individuals through a paid employment placement
- Project-Based Labour Market Training – assist people to obtain skills and experience through a combination of off-the-job classroom instruction, and on-the-job work experience
- Unpaid Work-Experience Placements – assists people to gain skills, experience and a network through working with an employer is a work setting
- Customized Employment – assists individuals facing significant barriers to employment to reconnect with employment through a series of initiatives
- Job Development/Coaching – assists individuals facing significant barriers to employment to enter a worksite with supports and/or guidance
- Apprenticeship financial supports – assists apprentices to enter trades training as part of an apprenticeship
For a list of WorkBC Employment Services visit: https://www.workbc.ca/Employment-Services/WorkBC-Centres.aspx
For the WorkBC Employment Service Centre Mission Office call: 604-826-0626