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Frequently Asked Questions

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Yes! Vancouver Northeast Employment Services Centre can help you prepare a resume, sharpen your job search skills, prepare for an interview and, if eligible, get funding for training. To find out if you are eligible for services click here.
Some of the services available through the Vancouver Northeast Employment Services Centre can help you set career goals, analyze skills gaps and understand current labour market information and trends. Free assessment tools are available to identify your skills, abilities and interests as well as help you identify the right job opportunity. To find out if you are eligible for services click here.
To be eligible for services, you have to be:

  • Legally entitled to work in British Columbia
  • Unemployed or working less than 20 hours per week
  • Live in the Vancouver Northeast Area

To find out if you are eligible for services click here.

There is an Employment Services Centre for each area of the province.

Find out where the Employment Services Centre is in your area by clicking here.

To be eligible, you must be unemployed and legally authorized to work in Canada (Canadian citizen or permanent resident) and have either a:

  • Current EI claim; or
  • Previous EI claim whose benefit period ended in the preceding 3 years; or
  • Previous benefit period that began in the preceding 5 years, during you were paid maternity or Parental EI benefits.

Contact us for more information and to confirm your eligibility.

Visit the WorkBC site for more information on getting started. You may be eligible for services and supports (related to self-employment) if you:

  • Are a person with a disability; or
  • Have current EI claim; or
  • Have previous EI claim whose benefit period ended in the preceding 3 years; or
  • Have previous benefit period that began in the preceding 5 years, during when you were paid maternity or Parental EI benefits.

Contact us for more information and to confirm your eligibility.

As an apprentice, you may be eligible for temporary financial support during the in-school portion of your apprenticeship program. Two types of financial supports are available while attending apprentice class room training:

Click here to locate your WorkBC Centre or contact us for more information.