The Vancouver Northeast Employment Network

If you live in Vancouver Northeast and are looking for work, we can help you!

We have six convenient locations that offer a variety of services, all focused on helping you find a job.

Our Vancouver Northeast Employment Centre provides general and specialized services to all job seekers in the area. This is the only location where specialized services for Newcomers to Canada and Persons with Disabilities are provided.
 
We also have locations that specialize in employment services for:
We also provide online employment services where you can improve your job search skills and locate useful information on how and where to find a job.
 

Employment Services

Self Serve Resource Centres
We have a fully equipped, accessible Resource Centre at the Vancouver Northeast Employment Centre where you can use a computer with internet access, a fax machine, 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. All of our other locations also provide computers with internet access. To locate the WorkBC Self-Serve Centre closest to where you live click here.
 
One-on-one Services
All of our locations have Case Managers who can help you one-on-one to identify your skills and challenges and develop and commit to a plan for finding employment. Case Managers also help with résumés, cover letters, job search techniques, interview preparation and provide information about employment training programs, and in some cases, fund the training for you. Our Case Managers speak several languages and are experts in providing services to several different populations. 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 help you apply for suitable jobs and 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: 

 

You can access any of our locations by contacting us at:
 
The Vancouver Northeast Employment Centre
Providing services for all eligible British Columbians
312 - 2555 Commercial Drive, Vancouver V5N 4C1
(across from the Broadway Skytrain Station)
Phone: 604 708-9300
Hours of operation: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; Wednesday: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm 
 
If you are between 16 to 30 years old and want youth employment services, please contact:
 
Drive Youth Employment Services
2106 Commercial Drive, Vancouver V5N 4B4
(at 5th Ave. and Commercial Drive)
Phone: 604 253 9675
Hours of operation: 10 am - 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday (closed 12 noon to 1 pm for lunch)

 

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