Employment Opportunities

We provide employment services to job seekers and employers in various communities to help participants prepare for employment, secure and maintain jobs, and gain meaningful work experience. Employment is a key component to quality of life. We believe that every person has the capacity and potential to be successful given the right support.



EmploymentEmployment Opportunities + 2 cities

Available in Surrey Vancouver

This youth employment service supports Vancouver and Surrey’s youth aged 16-30 to achieve employment. In partnership with Starbucks and BladeRunners, the program provides life skills guidance, employment skills coaching, training certifications, and work experience in preparation for employment and increased health and well-being.

The next Baristas Training Program will run from October 11 until November 17. Participants will attend 6 weeks of life skills and employability workshops as well as receive 3 certificates.

Eligibility requirements:

  • 16 – 30 years old
  • Legally able to work in Canada
  • Must live in the lower mainland of Vancouver
  • Unemployed or precariously employed
  • Have not participated in another program funded by Access BladeRunners
  • Able to attend each class via Zoom with video and audio and/or in-person
  • There is a training allowance available

To Apply: Please fill out this referral form. You will be required to upload your resume and cover letter.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please call 604-999-2301 or 604-992-2133

 

EmploymentEmployment OpportunitiesResource Centres + 4 cities

Available in Burnaby New Westminster Surrey Vancouver

This employment service supports youth and adults age 16 and over to find or prepare for jobs, training, and connections to employers. The centres provide resource rooms, employment readiness workshops, specialized services for persons with disabilities, services in multiple languages, professionally arranged job placements, and referrals to various supports including wage subsidy and subsidized training. Please contact us at any one of our centres:

Vancouver Midtown WorkBC Centre
#110 East 3rd Avenue, Vancouver BC
604-829-2300
midtown.employment@pcrs.ca

WorkBC Centre – Surrey Guildford
#202 – 10334 152A Street, Surrey BC V3R 7P8
604-580-9740

info-surreyguildford@workbc.ca

Burnaby-Edmonds WorkBC Centre
7297 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC
604-636-1124
burnaby@fraserworks.ca

New Westminster WorkBC Centre
2nd Floor, 519 7th Street, New Westminster BC
604-522-9701
info@fraserworks.ca

EmploymentEmployment Opportunities + 7 cities

Available in Burnaby Coquitlam Langley New Westminster Richmond Surrey Vancouver

This employment service supports youth 16-24 to gain customer service skills through a series of workshops and a paid internship with Old Navy in Langley, Surrey, New Westminister, Coquitlam, Burnaby, Vancouver, and Richmond. Please contact us at 236-888-4756 or by email GAPtraining@pcrs.ca or visit us at North Surrey Guildford WorkBC Centre at #202 – 10334 152A Street, Surrey BC.

For more information please see the referral form.