Employment Program of British Columbia (EPBC)
The Employment Program of British Columbia, delivered through WorkBC Employment Services Centres helps people explore career options, and improve their skills. This program is the first stop for any job seeker. Our supportive staff are here to help you navigate all the resources available to you.
“The services I received at Kamloops WorkBC has impacted me all the way around. I keep telling people who are in the same boat as me, who aren’t applying for jobs on their own, to come and get help here. I tell them it is easy to continue on and get help here.”Thomas, 64
EPBC services are available to everyone. Anyone living in BC can make use of the services in our Resource Centre.
You can access additional services if you are legally eligible to work in BC and:
- You are currently not working
- You are working less than 20hrs/week
- You are facing immediate risk of unemployment
- You are leaving your current job due to a medical reason
- You are at serious risk of losing your job because of a disability
For detailed breakdown of eligibility criteria, visit: https://www.workbc.ca/
What We Offer.
At our office, you’ll find the full suite of services and resources available through the Employment Program of British Columbia. Here are just a few examples:
Need a place to print your resume and cover letter? Finding it hard to focus on your job search at home? Make our Resource Centre your job hunting headquarters.
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. Whether you’re looking for your first job, changing tracks or starting over, we’re here to help you build a roadmap from here to the job you want. Then, we’ll support you along the way with the tools you need.
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.
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.
It all starts with a conversation. Tell us what you’re looking for in a job and we’ll work with you to explore all your options. Wherever you are in your career journey, we’re here to support you along the way.
“I came up to the Sunshine Coast with a dream to start my own business in 2016. I had a lot of experience and schooling under my belt and needed a bit more of a push to make my dream a reality.
WorkBC’s Self Employment course helped me put my vision into a solid business plan and helped connect me with the right people to make it all happen… I would definitely recommend the course to anyone who is looking to start their own business.”James
Get a tour of our Resource Centre and complete a quick intake interview.
Our friendly Resource Centre Assistants will help to identify the services available to you and, if you are eligible, connect you with an Employment Advisor.
Meet with an Employment Advisor to identify your career goals and what it takes to get there.
Don’t have a dream job in mind? Relax. It’s our job to help you figure out what works best for you at this stage of your life.
Start moving towards the life you want with a job that brings you satisfaction.
Our staff will be here to support you every step of the way.
Ready to get started? Contact us today.
The Employment Program of British Columbia is funded by the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia.