WorkBC Youth Services For youth between ages 16-30

Did you know?

WorkBC can help youth aged 16-30 who are looking for work.

What can youth access in the new Youth Resource Center?

  • Computer access for job search
  • Career exploration tools
  • Build resumes and cover letters
  • Access workshops
  • Static webinars and virtual services
  • Job start supports - interview/work clothing, transportation, gas supports

Employability workshops are open to both case managed and non-case managed clients. Static webinar and virtual workshops include topics like:

  • Interview Skills
  • Transferable Skills
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Resume Building

Youth who have been out of school for 2+ years and have an EI attachment may be eligible for:

Self Employment Services

Skills Training

Wage Subsidy

Youth can also be referred to external programs that offer:

  • Paid classroom time
  • Resume, networking, and interview skills
  • Certificates and training opportunities
  • On the job support from Job Coaches
  • Job placement opportunities

“At Risk Youth” is defined as individuals who are 16-30 years of age and are or were in care of the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) and/or Delegated Aboriginal Agencies (DAAs).

Students with Disabilities or Youth at Risk in their final year of high school or post-secondary education may be eligible for WorkBC Employment Services if these individuals are:

  • Of legal school leaving age in the Province of BC (16)
  • In their final year of highschool or post secondary education
  • Transitioning from school to the labour market

Case Managed “at risk youth” with an open WorkBC case have access to unlimited personal counselling related to gaining or retaining employment.

All Case Managed clients who have experienced violence and/or abuse are eligible for counselling up to 10 sessions.

For more information contact:

Phone: 250-545-2215


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