Employment Services

The WorkBC Employment Services Centres (ESCs) offer a full range of no-cost job search and career planning resources for unemployed or underemployed British Columbians.

  • Employment
  • Youth
  • Youth/Adult 16 - 99

Available in Burnaby Chilliwack Langley New Westminster Richmond Surrey Vancouver White Rock

The WorkBC Employment Services Centres (ESCs) offer a full range of no-cost job search and career planning resources for unemployed or underemployed British Columbians.

Program Features

At our Midtown and Fleetwood Guildford Employment Service Centres, and other WorkBC sites, we aim to get job seekers connected to the labour market, ensure eligible clients receive appropriate employment services in alignment with current labour market information, and make certain that labour market services are in accordance with the needs and opportunities presented by local employers.
Fraser Works Co-op offers exceptional programs and services, and connects job seekers to the labour market.

We offer solutions for:

  • Training
  • Financial support
  • Job development
  • Apprenticeship training
  • Self employment
  • Job search support
  • A staffed self-serve area and resource room including phones, computers and printers for job search purposes
  • Case management sevices
  • Employment readiness group workshops

Specialized services are also available for persons with disabilities, youth, aboriginal people, immigrants, Francophones, and job seekers who may be facing multiple barriers to gaining employment.

Services are available in multiple languages, and we have access to interpreters. Some of the services available to employers include:

  • Assistance in recruiting skilled employees
  • Pre-screening of applicants
  • Professionally arranged job placements
  • Post placement support and follow-up
  • Direct support to employers and employees with ongoing training and workshops
  • Assistance in the event of an employment crisis
  • Wage subsidy support that helps employers with funding to provide on-the-job training

For more information about the WorkBC program, please visit www.workbc.ca

Program Details

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

All unemployed British Columbians over the age of 16 who are legally able to work in Canada and not attending regular full-time school.

LOCATIONS

  • Fraser Works Co-Operatives


    2nd Floor 519-Seventh Street
    New Westminster, BC V3M 6A7
    Tel: 604-522-9701

    7297 Kingsway
    Burnaby, BC V5E 1G5
    Tel: 604-636-1124

  • GT Hiring Solutions


    Metro Tower 1
    #726 – 4710 Kingsway
    Burnaby, BC V5H 4M2
    Tel: 604-430-5627

     

    #600 – 1901 Rosser Avenue
    Burnaby, BC V5C 6S3
    Tel: 604-451-4593

     

    45921 Hocking Avenue.
    Chilliwack, BC V2P 1B5
    Tel: 604-795-5994

  • Avia Employment Services


    Elmbridge Office
    #110 – 6651 Elmbridge Way
    Richmond, BC V7C 5Z2
    Tel: 778-732-0290

     

    #101-20316-56th Avenue
    Langley BC V3A 3Y7
    Tel: 778-726-0288

  • Source ESC (Cloverdale)


    Cloverdale
    #101-5783-176A Street
    Surrey, BC V3S 6S6
    Tel: 604-576-3118

     

    South Surrey/White Rock
    #208-1461 Johnston Road
    White Rock, BC V3S 6S6
    Tel: 604-542-7590

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT?

Meet with one of our staff when you first get here to help you to figure out your next steps.

  • A commitment to support you to the best of our ability
  • A welcoming environment
  • Comfortable surroundings
  • Friendly, professional staff
  • Access to programs, information, resources, and assistance
  • Follow-up support to help you achieve your employment goals

For eligible clients you may also receive referrals and support to services such as Wage Subsidy and Training

THIS PROGRAM IS FUNDED BY?

Contact Information

Surrey Fleetwood-Guildford
#202-10334 152A Street, Surrey
Phone: 604-580-9740
Email: info@surreyfleetwoodguildfordesc.ca

Vancouver Midtown
#110 East 3rd Ave, Vancouver
Phone: 604-829-2300
Email: info@vancouvermidtownesc.ca

How To Apply

Just drop in, or call one of the centres.