We Serve You
The WorkBC Employment Program of British Columbia (EPBC) Employment Services Centre (ESC), offers a range of services that support Newcomers to find and maintain Employment and to improve Employment readiness. This service is for all Greater Victoria unemployed residents who are:
Visible Minority Canadians
Refugee Claimants who have a valid work permit.
Individuals who are not permanent residents or Canadian citizens may access WorkBC ESC Self-Serve Resource Areas. For services or further information, please call (250) 361-9433 Ext. 206 or email email@example.com or visit our centre
at Third floor, 637 Bay
Street, Victoria, B.C.
Our trained staff will help you find the services and resources you need to start and succeed in your job search, including:
Job Search Resources
Personal Employment Planning
Skills and Training
Work Experience Placements
You Can Get Help for Your Job Search
Learn how to prepare resumes & cover letters for different job objectives. Get to learn new job search techniques on how to find work in Canada. Find and apply for hidden jobs through referral and arrange for job interviews. Provide you on-going support until you are stable in your new job.
You Can Get One-On-One Employment Services
Employment counseling & career planning
Experience & skills assessment
Help with assessment of foreign credentials
Greater Victoria labour market information
Educational and training opportunities
Life skills coaching
Resumes and cover letters
Job search skill development
Finding hidden job openings
Job placements and employer connections
You Can Use Special Services for Skilled/Professional Immigrants
For information about our Skills Connect Project for Skilled & Internationally
Trained Professional immigrants,
please call (250) 361-9433 Ext. 222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You Can Access Our Self Serve Services area
Computers are available for your use for resume and cover letter preparation, career research as well as access to job boards and Labour Market Information. Users are able to obtain one-on-one assistance as required. Eligible job seekers will have full access to telephone, fax and copy machines for copying or sending resumes, cover letters, and job applications.
You can attend our weekly workshops held at the centre. Subjects covered include life skills, resume building, identification of transferable skills, interview skills, and networking. Please visit our Workshop page for
an updated list.
The Employment Program of British Columbia is funded by the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia.