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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 a challenging place to find training, support and access to meaningful work.  That’s why we’re here to help you find the support, training or access to employment programs that you need.  

In Vancouver, we offer WorkBC Employment ServicesJobs in Demand, Opportunities Fund, and ThriveReady to get started? Contact us today!

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.

 

What We Offer.

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.

ODG Head Office & WorkBC centre Vancouver

WorkBC centre

900-1200 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2C7
T: 604-872-0770

Hours of Operations

10:00am-6:00pm – Mon
10:00am-6:00pm – Tue
11:30am-4:30pm – Wed
8:30am-4:30pm – Thu
8:30am-4:30pm – Fri

Close for lunch hour from 12:00pm-1:00pm 

Virtual:
8:30am-6:00pm — Mon
8:30am-6:00pm — Tue
11:00am-4:30pm — Wed
8:30am-4:30pm — Thu
8:30am-4:30pm — Fri
closed               — Sat & Sun

Holiday Hours

Wednesday, December 22nd – 8:30am – 4:30pm
Friday, December 24th – 8:30am – 2:00pm
Monday, December 27th – Closed
Tuesday, December 28th – Closed
Wednesday, December 29th – 8:30am – 4:30pm
Thursday, December 30th – 8:30am – 4:30pm
Friday, December 31st – 8:30am – 2:00pm
Monday, January 3rd – Closed

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

Thrive
Leisure & Education Services

1151 West 8th Ave
Vancouver, BC, V6H 1C5
T: 604-876-0773
F: 604-873-1758

Hours of Operations

9:00am-4:00pm – Mon
9:00am-6:00pm – Tue
9:00am-6:00pm – Wed
9:00am-6:00pm – Thu
9:00am-4:00pm – Fri

Holiday Hours

9:00-2:00 – Friday, December 24th
CLOSED – Monday, December 27th
CLOSED – Tuesday, December 28th
9:00-4:00 – Wednesday, December 29th
9:00-4:00 – Thursday, December 30th
9:00-4:00 – Friday, December 31st
CLOSED – Monday, January 3rd

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

Vancouver VCC
WorkBC Centre

200-250 West Pender Street
Vancouver, BC, V6B 1S9
T: 604-334-6372

Hours of Operations

In Person:
10:00am-6:00pm — Mon
10:00am-6:00pm — Tues
11:30am-4:30pm — Wed
9:30am-4:30pm — Thu
9:30am-4:30pm — Fri

Closed                  — Sat & Sun and daily lunch hour from 12:00 pm- 1:00 pm 

Virtual:
8:30am-6:00pm — Mon
8:30am-6:00pm — Tue
11:00am-4:30pm — Wed
8:30am-4:30pm — Thu
8:30am-4:30pm — Fri
closed               — Sat & Sun

 

Holiday Hours

Wednesday, December 22nd – 8:30am – 4:30pm
Friday, December 24th – 8:30am – 2:00pm
Monday, December 27th – Closed
Tuesday, December 28th – Closed
Wednesday, December 29th – 8:30am – 4:30pm
Friday, December 31st – 8:30am – 2:00pm
Monday, January 3rd – Closed

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

Vancouver East Hastings
WorkBC Centre

134 E Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6A 1N6
T: 604-334-6372

Hours of Operations

In Person:

8:30am – 4:30pm — Tues, Thu
Closed Mon, Wed & Fri but open for Services at WorkBC VCC – 5 blocks away – 11 minutes’ walk. Please call if you would like to come to the VCC office. We are accepting Drop-in if we have space available.
Closed for the lunch hour from 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Virtual:
8:30am-6:00pm — Mon
8:30am-6:00pm — Tue
11:00am-4:30pm — Wed
8:30am-4:30pm — Thu
8:30am-4:30pm — Fri
closed                — Sat & Sun

Holiday Hours

Wednesday, December 22nd – 8:30am – 4:30pm
Friday, December 24th – 8:30am – 2:00pm
Monday, December 27th – Closed
Tuesday, December 28th – Closed
Wednesday, December 29th – 8:30am – 4:30pm
Friday, December 31st – 8:30am – 2:00pm
Monday, January 3rd – Closed

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

During COVID, we are limited to the number of clients that we can serve at one time therefore pre-scheduled appointments are strongly encouraged. To make an appointment at one of our WorkBC Centres, please call or request an appointment online. If you drop by we will try to accommodate you following our COVID protocols.

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.