Job Seekers

Job Seekers

Whatever stage you're at in your job search or career-planning journey, we're here help!

Employers

We're here to help you find and keep the employees your business needs to thrive.

Youth services

Search for work and receive job search support in a fun and helpful environment just for young people!

Disability services

Achieve your employment goals with tailored employment support for both you and your employer.

Success stories

Read inspiring stories about how support from WorkBC has helped employers and job seekers alike achieve their goals.

Apprenticeship services

Are you an apprentice about to participate in the classroom component of your technical training?  You may be eligible for financial support from WorkBC. Apprenticeship Services 

Job Seekers

Check out our list of job search websites to get you started on your job search.

Find jobs

WorkBC Vernon offers access to tools to assist you in your employment journey.

  • Search through the local WorkBC Job Boards and Postings.
  • Access apprenticeships.
  • Work on your job search plan.
  • Learn about your rights.
  • Virtual Resource Centre

Explore careers

Follow this link to learn more about specific jobs, earnings, duties, skills and other information to help you find your career.

Take a quiz to discover your abilitieswork preferences and your best subjects. Browse through the career compass to learn more about high demand occupations.

Self serve & virtual resources

Curious what our Adult and Youth Resource Centres have to offer? Take a virtual tour to meet our friendly staff and explore what our resource centres have to help you start working today.

Learn More About Our Online Services!

Placement services

Our team of Employment Advisors works alongside employers and job seekers to create the "perfect" employment match. 

Customized employment services

If you require additional support, our Employment Advisors are here to help you find work that suits you and help you stay with that employer. Customized Services are also a potential path for eligible job-seekers whose goal is to become self-employed.

Skills training

Would earning a certificate or gaining skills help you get work? Our Skills Training opportunities help you gain the skills, upgrading or certification you need to qualify for work in some of BC's most in-demand industries.

Single parent employment initiative

The Single Parent Employment Initiative (SPEI) is an employment program to give Single Parents a 'leg-up' and get back into the workforce.

Self-employment

Do you dream of owning your own business? If you have a business idea, the determination to make it a reality and you meet eligibility requirements, WorkBC's North Okanagan Self-Employment services may be for you!

Workshops

WorkBC has many workshops to help you feel prepared for your job search and beyond. You can participate in-person, online or in a blended-learning model. Our workshops include topics such as Cover Letter, Interviews, Networking, Resumes, Job Search and more.

Keeping work

We're here to support you and your new employer to help ensure a successful job placement. Access custom supports, job coaching, workshops and 52-weeks of follow-up support.

Job start supports

Wage subsidy

Skills training

Case management services

Our case management services are tailored to your specific employment goals. Along the way, we offer you guidance and access to career planning, training, work experience, job search assistance and more to help you achieve your goals.

We recognize that each employment journey is unique. From youth at risk and people with different abilities to immigrants, LGBTQ2S+, survivors of violence and Indigenous Peoples, we're here to help you find work with compassion and care.

We're here to support you and your new employer to ensure a successful job placement. Access custom supports, job coaching, workshops and 52-weeks of follow-up support.