WorkBC Employment Services Centre
For Job Seekers Our employment program has helped individuals find work since 1987. We offer employment advice, specialized services and the support you need to find a meaningful and rewarding job. We connect you with organizations and employers for job opportunities and community attachment. Other than English and French, we have staff that can help you in Arabic, Dutch, Hindi, Japanese, Punjabi, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Tamil, Tagalog, Ukrainian and Urdu. All services are cost-free and tailored to residents who are unemployed and legally entitled to work in Canada. Part-time workers who do not meet the criterion for ‘unemployed’ may be considered as Precariously Employed and may be eligible for case management services. Self Serve Resource Area Access to internet, computers, photocopiers, fax/ phones, job postings, business directories, newspapers and job search/community resources. Employment Focused Workshops • Career assessments to help you succeed in finding suitable occupation. • Workshops on resume writing, interview skills, cover letters, networking, calling cards, on-line job searching, computer and email basics. • Workshops in Spanish and Arabic. • Language specific services available one-to-one. Employment Counselling and Job Placement • Qualified counsellors available to coach and guide you through work search processes. • Job placement services available through valuable community and employer contacts. • Work experience opportunities for eligible participants.
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