General and Specialized Employment Services at the Vancouver Northeast Employment Centre

If you live in Northeast Vancouver, the Vancouver Northeast Employment Centre is your one-stop shop for employment services.

The Centre has the staff and the resources to help you find a job, no matter what language you speak, what level of education you have, what challenges you face or how old you are. Check us out. You can drop in, give us a call or send us an email.

Employment Services

Self Serve Resource Centre
We have a fully equipped, accessible Resource Centre where you can use a computer with internet access, a fax machine, a photocopier, and make telephone calls in privacy. You can also scan our job postings, learn about our workshops and one-on-one services and pick up information about other services in the community. Staff are there to help you with your job search. To locate the WorkBC Self-Serve Centre closest to where you live click here.

One-on-one Services
Our Case Managers can help you one-on-one to identify your skills and challenges and develop and commit to a plan for finding employment. Many of our Case Managers speak several languages and have special expertise working with youth, immigrants and newcomers and persons with disabilities. Case Managers also help with credential recognition, résumés, cover letters, job search techniques, interview preparation and provide information about employment training programs, and in some cases, fund the training for you. In order to access our one-to-one services you should live in the Vancouver Northeast Service Area.
 
Finding and Keeping a Job
Case Managers can give you tips on job openings and help you apply for suitable jobs. They can also help you keep your job once you find one. Once employed, your Case Manager can answer any questions you might have and coach you through any situations you might want help with.
 
Workshops
  • We offer a variety of workshops to help you find a job, including:
  • Creating and updating a résumé
  • Interview skills and self marketing
  • Job search
  • Using the internet and email
  • Wellness and recovery
  • Disability education and medication
  • Strategies to improve memory and attention
  • Understanding labour market and employer expectations
  • Communication and Interpersonal skills in the workplace
  • Working in Canada – opportunities and barriers
  • Career and occupational choices for newcomers
  • Creating résumés for BC employers
  • BC Employment Standards and Human Rights
  • Employer expectations in the Canadian workplace

Apprenticeship Training Support
An apprentice is someone who is registered in an Industry Training Authority (ITA) approved training program. As an apprentice, you may be eligible for temporary financial support during the in-school portion of your apprenticeship program. Two types of financial supports are available while attending apprentice class room training:

  • For information on Employment Insurance Benefits click here
  • For information on WorkBC Apprentice Financial Supports to assist with your expenses while you attend in-school training click here

If you already have an employer sponsor with whom you are completing the on-the-job components, your Apprentice Training Supports applications will be processed by the WorkBC Centre in your training institution area. To identify the WorkBC Centre that will handle your application click here.

If you do not have a sponsor, one-on-one case management services can assess your needs and eligibility for apprentice services and to help you to establish an employer relationship. Click here to locate your WorkBC Centre.

Program Information
Contact Info: 

The Vancouver Northeast Employment Centre is conveniently located right across the street from the Broadway and Commercial Sky Train Station.

 The Vancouver Northeast Employment Centre312 - 2555 Commercial Drive, Vancouver V5N 4C1 Phone: 604 708 9300Email: northeastesc@mosaicbc.comHours of operation: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
(Resource Centre: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm)
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm (Resource Centre: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm)

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