Opening Doors to Lifelong Learning & Career Success.

Opening Doors to Lifelong Learning & Career Success.

Opening Doors to Lifelong Learning & Career Success.

Labour Market Info.

Labour market information (LMI) can help you plan your career. It includes information about specific companies, industries and occupations.

  • Who is hiring
  • What jobs are in demand
  • Which regions need workers

Set yourself up for career success. Learn more about work trends and the skills, education and training you need for jobs today, and in the future.

Client Spotlight.

Sam’s Story: Seeing Past Barriers

Before finding Open Door Group, Sam was unsure about how to navigate Vancouver’s job market. She had immigrated to Canada as a refugee, and is also blind. Although Sam had plenty of work experience in Tehran, Iran—including working at a perfume store, running a small...

Jamie’s Story: Realizing Personal Potential

By the time he came to the Downtown Eastside Employment Services Centre, Jamie had been struggling to find a steady job for over 10 years. At the time, he was working in a casual part-time position and living in a shelter home. Simply making ends meet each month was a...

What We Offer.

At our office, you’ll find the full suite of services and resources available through the Employment Program of British Columbia. All of which can be tailored to your needs. Here’s just a few examples:

Need Job Search Tools?

Come use our phones, computers, printer and photocopier for all your job search needs.  Our friendly staff are always ready to share job search tips and tricks, and our job board is updated daily with local postings!

1-on-1 Career Advising

Job hunting is hard work. That’s why we’re here to help. One on one. Person to person. Drop in for a quick chat with one of our employment advisors and find out what we can do for you.  No appointment needed, no strings attached.

New to Vancouver?

Moving to a new community can be challenging. We can help you identify local opportunities that are right for you, access training resources, and tailor your resume for local employers.

Have a Business Idea?

Our self-employment program will take you through the steps to turn an idea into a business plan. Get the right knowledge, tools, and resources to start your own business today!

Single Parent Seeking Work?

Need to update your skills after being away from the workforce? Need a job that fits your childcare needs? We can connect you to funding and resources to help you get started.

Living with a disability?

We can connect you to supportive employers who see your strengths. We can also help you access the training and assistive technologies you need to work in your field of choice.

Where to Find Us.

Vancouver VCC

200-250 West Pender Street
Vancouver, BC, V6B 1S9
T: 604-872-0770
F: 604-873-1758

Hours of Operations

8:00am-4:30pm — Mon
8:00am-4:30pm — Tue
8:00am-4:30pm — Wed
8:00am-2:00pm — Thu
8:00am-4:30pm — Fri

Accessibility Features
  • Scent free environment
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Walker accessible
  • Accessible work station available

Vancouver East Hastings

134 East Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 1N6
T: 604-872-0770
F: 604-873-1758

Hours of Operations

8:00am-4:30pm — Mon
8:00am-4:30pm — Tue
8:00am-4:30pm — Wed
8:00am-2:00pm — Thu
8:00am-4:30pm — Fri

Accessibility Features
  • Scent free environment
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Walker accessible
  • Accessible work station available

NOTE: If you have specific accessibility questions, please contact us. We would be delighted to work with you to ensure that your visit is comfortable and stress-free.

DTES WorkBC Employment Services Centre - VCC

DTES WorkBC Employment Services Centre - East Hastings

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