WorkBC Centre – Vancouver Midtown
Monthly Newsletter

April 2023

Job Placements: WorkBC Vancouver Midtown successfully facilitated job placements for clients across various industries and job levels. This includes helping individuals with resume writing, interview skills, job search stra tegies, and connecting them with employers.

Training and Development: We provided various training opportunities designed to help job seekers develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the job market and find sustainable employment.

Employer Partnerships: We established and maintained partnerships with employers in the local community, creating a bridge between job seekers and employers. This includes organizing job fairs, employer networking events, and fostering mutually beneficial relationships with employers to promote employment opportunities for our clients together along processing Wage Subsidy applications.

Client Success Stories: We have received numerous success stories from our clients who found employment with the help of our services. The success stories of these clients empower and motivate other clients to achieve their employment goals as well.

Digiral Marketing Diploma: Register now!

Intake Start Date: April 21st (29 weeks program)

Apply to the Program here. If you have questions about the program, please call 604-324-7733 ext. 411 or email ahana.roy@pics.bc.ca

Register for April workshops

Click here to view this month's workshop schedule via the Client Hub! Workshops are held virtually with a handful being held in person.

No Hub account yet? Please contact your Employment Specialist to create an account or to get registered for workshops.



Multiple events/dates available

Are you exploring careers or looking for a job? Check out these free workshops and events hosted by VPL's Skilled Immigrant InfoCentre, including Career and Job Search Tours, Canadian Workplace Culture and Communication, and more!

Click here to register.


WeWork Lunch & Learn: Employer Wage Subsidy info session

 April 5, 2023 | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Are you an employer loooking for hiring new staff? Join us for an Employer's Wage Subsidy Information Session at WeWork, while learning more about the services at WorkBC, networking with other peer employers and enjoy the snacks.


PARQ x WorkBC Vancouver In-person Hiring Meet + Greet

 April 12, 2023 | 2.00 pm 3:30 pm

Parq Vancouver is hiring for a variety of roles. Attend this IN-PERSON Hiring Meet+Greet for a chance to land your next career opportunity!This Parq Vancouver Casino Hiring Meet + Greet is hosted by WorkBC Vancouver Midtown and it will take place at our Midtown East location: 110 E 3rd Ave, Vancouver, BC.

Click here to learn more and register.


Entry-Level Virtual Job Fair

 April 12, 2023 | 11:00 am to 2:00 PM

This is a free virtual job fair in Vancouver, BC on Apr 12, 2023 including hiring managers from local and national organizations on the hunt for top talent like you. As a job seeker, all you have to do is sign up, show up, chat with key decision makers, and get hired.

Click here to learn more and register.


Veterans Virtual Job Fair

April 10, 2023 | 11:00 am to 2:00 PM

Attending this job fair will save you time and energy finding a job. You may have already sent dozens of resumes to employers, only to wonder why they don’t get back to you. The key is getting in front of the right recruiter or hiring manager at the right time. Register today to make sure you’re one of the candidates hired at this job fair.

Click here to learn more and register.


Tax Return Help for Small Businesses

April 14 & 21, 2023 | 11:00 am to 1:30 PM

These two workshops, led by Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) professionals, is your chance to get them answered! Learn about: -Business tax deductions; -Common tax errors; -Helpful tools and services offered by the CRA; -General bookkeeping concepts and best practices.

Click here to learn more and register.


Diverse Abilities Hiring Fair 2023: Tri-Cities

 Apr 20, 2023 | 11:00 am to 3:00 PM

WorkBC Tri-Cities (Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody) invite you to the Diverse Abilities Hiring Fair (DAHF), a hiring event specifically for job seekers with disabilities. The event aims to connect inclusive employers with job seekers who are eager to contribute their unique skills to the workforce.

Click here to learn more. 


WorkBC Vancouver Midtown - FREE Information Session

 April 19, 2023 | 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

This is a great opportunity to learn more and ask any questions about WorkBC's FREE programs and services, which are all aimed to help you achieve your career goals.The event will be conducted online, so you can attend from the comfort of your home via your computer or mobile device.

More information is coming. Stay tuned!


BC Infrastructure Benefits (BCIB) - FREE Information Session


April 25, 2023 | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

This is a great chance to learn more about BICB & the application process if you're looking for opportunities in the trades and construction.

More information is coming. Stay tuned!



Essential Computer Skills for the Workplace (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Upon completing this training, participants will learn Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.This five-day online course is offered by DIVERSEcity’s Skills Training Centre. Learn general office administration and computer skills for the workplace using advanced computer applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Eligibility: Please check with your case manager/ employment counselor.

The training begins on April 11, 2023. Click here to learn more.

Green Energy Installer Program PBLMT

This is a full-time program consisting of eleven weeks of essential, employability and occupational skills training, four weeks of on-the-job work experience with local employers, and one week of follow-up support to prepare participants for employment as residential and commercial installers and servicers in the Lower Mainland area.

The program's starting date is April 10. Click here for more information or contact via email: pblmt@pcrs.ca | (604) 596-7722 ext 611

Graphic Design Diploma Program PBLMT

The objective of this program is to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge about software programs that every professional designer needs to know: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Students learn techniques for creating digital images, illustrations, and layouts, and they develop a strong theoretical foundation in color, typography, and composition.

The program's starting date is April 24. Click here for more information or contact via email: angela.jeon@pics.bc.ca | 604.596.7722, Ext: 412


Food Service Assistant training for persons with Disabilities

Food Service Assistant Certificate Project for Persons with Disabilities provides 23 weeks of training in theory and practical food services delivered by experienced and qualified instructors. This program includes 16 weeks of food service occupational-specific skills training through on-the-job work experience. Eligibility: Please check with your case manager/ employment counselor.

The program's starting date is April 17th, 2023. Click here for more information.

Community Support and Mental Health Worker Program

The participants will learn community support worker professional activities. This Program is designed to prepare you to be employment ready in the community support sector as it is rapidly growing industry in BC.Eligibility: Please check with your case manager/ employment counselor.

The starting date is April 17th, 2023. Click here for more information and or contact via email andy@insigniacollege.com | 778-695-7030 ext 104

Baristas Training Program

This program is Youth employment service that supports Vancouver and Surrey's at-risk youth to achieve employment.

The starting date is April 18, 2023.To register or more information, please contact baristas@pcrs.ca

Wildland Fire Fighting Training

This program is an entry level training. Physically fit and able candidates are encouraged to apply; Steel toe boots, meals and allowance (if eligible) provided; For Indigenous Peoples - Status, Non-status, MĂ©tis or Inuit.

The starting date is May 15th, 2023.To register/ check your eligibility please contact your case manager. For more information, please call 604-251-7955

Admin and Accounting Works Program

A FREE program for mature workers 55+ to gain skills training and obtain employment in office.Occupational Skills Training provided by Vancouver Community College - Introduction to Accounting Principles, Bookkeeping, QuickBooks, Customer Service and more!

The starting date is May 22, 2023.To register or more information, please call 604-262-4858.



Youth Outeach Worker & Group Faciliator and more
Pacific Community Resources Society
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Marketing Cordinator, Dealer Trainee, Cocktail Server and Security Officer
Parq Vancouver
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Estimator, Bricklayer, Stucco Plastere,Painter and Taper
Masonry Village Construction
To apply email info@mvconstruction.ca

Seamstress, Retail Racking Installer, Giro Operator and more
AmbiMi (Impact Recruitment)
To apply email ysabersheikh@vmesc.ca

Outdoor Sales Executive
LiveSecure Protection Services
To apply email hr@livesecure.ca

QA Analyst, Developers (Information Management and Insurance Applications) and more
To apply email shwetha.vasanthkumar@icbc.com

Vancouver Midtown East WorkBC Centre
110 East 3rd Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5T 1C8

Vancouver Midtown West WorkBC Centre
300-2150 West Broadway
Vancouver, BC V6K 4L9