Since 2012, Whalley WorkBC Employment Services Centre has been 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 Whalley residents who are unemployed and legally entitled to work in Canada.
There are two ways to get started.
You can drop by today and see an employment counsellor directly – OR, you can request for service on-line by accessing the Personal Services and Supports Application.
CLICK here for the "WorkBC Personal Services and Supports Overview" Video.
CLICK here for the "WorkBC Self-Serve Services Overview" Video.
Need help with your BCeID application? Click here to watch a video.
STAFFED RESOURCE AREA
Fully staffed self-serve resource centre for independent job search activities, providing computers and internet access, printers, telephones, fax machines, photocopier and scanning services. As well as a variety of job search resources and access to community service resource information.
JOB SEARCH & WORKSHOPS
- Career exploration to help you succeed in finding suitable career
- Job search workshops
- It involves working collaboratively with an Employment Counselor to assess and identify your employment readiness, your specific employment related needs to support your efforts in achieving labour market attachment. Your Employment Counselor will assess your eligibility for services, provide one to one employment counseling, job search support and referral to Job Developer for placement services.
CONNECTIONS TO GET HIRED
- Our Job Developer help in connecting our clients to valuable community and employer contacts for work opportunities and wage subsidy contracts.
SELF EMPLOYMENT SERVICES
- Referrals for Business Plan Development and Management Support based on eligibility
FINANCIAL SUPPORTS *
- Short term certifications like First Aid, Food Safe, and more
- Long term Occupational Skills Development training
- Project Based Labour Market Training
- Apprenticeship programs
- Wage subsidy contracts leading to permanent placement
- Job start supports like bus tickets, clothing, work gear etc.
- Support for single parents on income assistance like schooling, wage subsidy, daycare, transportation etc.
- Customized job placement services available for persons with disabilities
- Needs assessment for assistive technology and accomodations at worksites
- One-on-one Job Support
- Specialized services available for Aboriginals, Francophone, New Immigrants, Survivors of Violence, Youth and Mature workers.
* Services are based on individual qualifications.
Call or visit us to see which services you are eligible for.
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