Find employment services

When you're looking for work, employment services are great places to check out. You can get free tools, training, and in-person support to find a job. WorkBC has a really helpful website and centres around the province.

Do I qualify for employment services?

Anyone can access WorkBC's online services.

To access in person services and support, you have to be:

  • Considered unemployed, which means:
    • You don't have a job or
    • You work less than 20 hours a week.
  • Legally allowed to work in BC.
  • Over 16.

And you can't be:

  • Receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits for a specific purpose, like maternity, paternity, or sickness.
  • A full time student at any type of school.

How do I access the online employment services?

The WorkBC website offers free job search tools.

You can also learn about several topics by reading their guidebooks on:

  • Your rights in a job interview.
  • Wages and benefits.
  • How to leave a job.

How do I find in-person employment services?

WorkBC has a several centres around the province. Search for the one nearest you using the WorkBC map.

What if I have a job? Are there services for me?

If you're employed, you can get help from a youth centre. Many centres offer help with:

  • Resumes.
  • Cover letters.
  • Job interview tips.

Check out BC211 for a youth centre in your area.

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