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Vancouver

Vancouver’s vibrancy and diversity make it an exciting place to live.  With so many people, choices and sectors, it can also be challenging to find meaningful work.  That’s why we’re here to help you personalize your career path.  Ready to get started? Contact us today!

Our Vancouver programs include the Employment Program of British Columbia, Jobs in Demand, and ThriveIf you are a business owner or hiring manager, find out how we can help meet your talent needs through our Employer Services.

We acknowledge that we are on the traditional territories of the skwxwú7mesh, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ peoples. We extend thanks, honour, and respect to our hosts.

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Labour Market Info.

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Labour market information (LMI) can help you plan your career. It includes information about specific companies, industries and occupations.

  • Who is hiring
  • What jobs are in demand
  • Which regions need workers

Set yourself up for career success. Learn more about work trends and the skills, education and training you need for jobs today, and in the future.

Client Spotlight.

Ashti’s Story

Having two bachelor degrees does not guarantee you a job in todays labour market, not to mention a meaningful one. Young Ashti figured this out first hand after completing a Political Science degree from the University of Alberta and another degree in Sociology at the...

Success Video: Van’s Story

Van came to the Vancouver DTES WorkBC Centre because he was having a hard time finding employers who could understand and accommodate his need for time off and additional support as he was undergoing aggressive cancer treatment.... ...the person I was going through,...

Cesar’s Story

Before 2012, Cesar had been working in Spanish-speaking TV production for over 20 years. Unfortunately, a stroke changed all of that. The stroke not only made the left side of his body weak and concentrating difficult, it also affected his short term memory and his...

What We Offer.

At our office, you’ll find the full suite of services and resources available through the Employment Program of British Columbia. All of which can be tailored to your needs. Here’s just a few examples:

Need Job Search Tools?

Come use our phones, computers, printer and photocopier for all your job search needs.  Our friendly staff are always ready to share job search tips and tricks, and our job board is updated daily with local postings!

1-on-1 Career Advising

Job hunting is hard work. That’s why we’re here to help. One on one. Person to person. Drop in for a quick chat with one of our employment advisors and find out what we can do for you.  No appointment needed, no strings attached.

New to Vancouver?

Moving to a new community can be challenging. We can help you identify local opportunities that are right for you, access training resources, and tailor your resume for local employers.

Have a Business Idea?

Our self-employment program will take you through the steps to turn an idea into a business plan. Get the right knowledge, tools, and resources to start your own business today!

Single Parent Seeking Work?

Need to update your skills after being away from the workforce? Need a job that fits your childcare needs? We can connect you to funding and resources to help you get started.

Living with a disability?

We can connect you to supportive employers who see your strengths. We can also help you access the training and assistive technologies you need to work in your field of choice.

Where to Find Us.

Vancouver VCC

200-250 West Pender Street
Vancouver, BC, V6B 1S9
T: 604-872-0770
F: 604-873-1758

Hours of Operations

8:00am-4:30pm — Mon
8:00am-4:30pm — Tue
8:00am-4:30pm — Wed
8:00am-2:00pm — Thu
8:00am-4:30pm — Fri

Accessibility Features
  • Scent free environment
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Walker accessible
  • Accessible work station available

Vancouver East Hastings

134 East Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 1N6
T: 604-872-0770
F: 604-873-1758

Hours of Operations

8:00am-4:30pm — Mon
8:00am-4:30pm — Tue
8:00am-4:30pm — Wed
8:00am-2:00pm — Thu
8:00am-4:30pm — Fri

Accessibility Features
  • Scent free environment
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Walker accessible
  • Accessible work station available

Vancouver Thrive

300-30 E 6th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5T 1J4
T: 604-872-0770
F: 604-873-1758

Hours of Operations

9:30am-4:00pm – Mon
9:30am-7:00pm – Tue
9:30am-7:00pm – Wed
9:30am-7:00pm – Thu
9:30am-4:00pm – Fri
9:30am-4:00pm – Sat

Accessibility Features
  • Scent free environment
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Walker accessible
  • Accessible work station available

Trades Training Hub

110-1245 Glen Drive
Vancouver, BC V6A 3M8
T: 604-872-0770 ext.6003
F: n/a

Hours of Operations

8:30am-4:00pm — Mon
8:30am-4:00pm — Tue
8:30am-4:00pm — Wed
8:30am-4:00pm — Thu
8:30am-4:00pm — Fri

NOTE: If you have specific accessibility questions, please contact us. We would be delighted to work with you to ensure that your visit is comfortable and stress-free.

DTES WorkBC Employment Services Centre - VCC

DTES WorkBC Employment Services Centre - East Hastings

Thrive Leisure & Education Program

Tradeworks Trades Training Hub

110-1245 Glen Drive
Vancouver, BC V6A 3M8
T: 604-872-0770 ext.6003
E: carpentry@opendoorgroup.org

Our Partners.

Open Door Group works in partnership with the following organizations to form the Vancouver Downtown Eastside Employment Service Network. Together, we proudly deliver the Employment Program of British Columbia.

The Employment Program of British Columbia is funded by the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia.