The Employment Program of British Columbia is funded by the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia.

Let our helpful, friendly employment specialists assist you with your job search, exploring your career options and develop a plan to get you on track. You can:

  • Use our computers, high speed internet, phone, fax, copy and printing services for your job search
  • Check out our Job Board and find employers and job opportunities in the community
  • Explore our resource materials and learn how to improve your resume, prepare for interviews and find job leads

All job seekers are welcome, all services are free!

Resume & Cover Letter Assistance

Our professional staff will help you create a resume and cover letter that stands out and showcases the skills Employers are looking for.  We'll keep your resume on file for Employers who contact us when they need to hire.

Job Search / Start Supports

Our program offers financial assistance to start a new job or support you in your job search. Interview clothing, work gear or transportation supports will get you going where you need to be.

Employment Counselling

Case management provides individualized job search assistance and employment counselling services with an Employment Advisor to help you research your career goal. If you are unemployed or underemployed, you could receive:

  • In-depth employment planning, career assessments and advice
  • Personalized 1-on- Job Search workshops
  • Financial supports for programs
  • Short term orientation and certificate training
  • Assistance identifying funding and long term skills training options

Looking for work? We can help.

We understand finding a rewarding career can be a challenge. WorkBC Merritt offers a range of free programs and services, the use of our Self Serve Resource Centre and one-on-one assistance with an Employment Advisor.

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