Use Our Job Resource Centre
✓ Use the computers, internet access, and other resources in our job resource centre and
✓ Improve your job hunting skills with our job search workshops.
You may also qualify for:
✓ One-on-one support from a case manager;
✓ Help starting your own business; or
✓ Specialized support if you have a disability or if you’ve experienced violence or abuse.
Our Job Resource Centre has up-to-date computers, software, internet access and a printer, photocopier, and fax machine.
Job Resource Centre staff can also help you with tasks such as filling out online applications, tweaking your resume, or finding job postings online.
Job Resource Centre Hours:
Friday 9AM–3PM (computer shut down 2:30PM)
No appointment necessary, just drop in anytime within the hours above!
FREE Job Search Workshops
Get a job faster with our free workshops! Improve your resume writing, interview skills, networking, computer skills and more. To attend a workshop you must register for an orientation session first. Call 604-434-0367 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Access Case Manager Support
You may qualify for one-to-one job search support from a case manager. A case manager will:
- Help you develop a job search action plan.
- Help you access supports such as wage subsidies, funding for training, and programs for people with disabilities.
- Provide employment counselling until you’ve achieved your goal.
Call 604-434-0367 or email email@example.com to register for an orientation session and discover how you can connect with a case manager.
Could more training and/or work experience help you find a job?
We might be able to help you get that training and/or work experience.
For example, we may be able to pay for courses such as FoodSafe, WorldHost, First Aid, WHMIS, Security Guard Training, Forklift Training, Basic Computer Training or Serving It Right.
We can help you learn English as a Second Language, improve reading, writing, math and computer skills, or do academic upgrading to improve your chances of finding full time work.
Ask us about other kinds of training or work experience!
Get more information about this at our orientation session. Call 604-434-0367 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Have a disability? We can help you find work by:
✓ Funding workplace accommodations
(such as special equipment, renovations, and / or services;
✓ Creating jobs tailored to your abilities; and
✓ Matching your skills with employers looking to hire.
We can also help you start your own business!
Call 604-434-0367 or email email@example.com to learn more.
Want to be your own boss?
Our 48-week Self-Employment Program gives you the knowledge, skills and tools to start your own business.
We also have a self-employment program for people with disabilities who may need additional supports.
Find out if you are eligible by calling 604-434-0367 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have you experienced violence or abuse?
Could it be affecting your ability to find and / or keep a job?
If you are unemployed or working less than 20 hours / week, our free counselling and an interactive workshop can help you more toward stable, full time employment.
Get Personal Counselling
We can provide up to ten sessions with a registered counselor to support you in moving towards employment.
Tapping Into Strength Workshop
In a safe environment, explore how trauma may affect your job search and, if you like, connect with others who have had similar experiences.
For more information email our confidential case managers at TappingIntoStrength@fsgv.ca.