East Kootenay residents invited to employment centre opening
The East Kootenay WorkBC Employment Services Centre invites members of the public to come and join us for the grand opening of the East Kootenay office. Staff are excited to officially celebrate this event on June 5.
“Our grand opening will provide an opportunity to welcome the public into our offices and share information about how our services can help make it easier for people to fine work, providing stability for their families and help connect job seekers with employers, providing needed support for strong local economies,” said Amber Cuthill, business services coordinator for the East Kootenay region.
Please join us Tuesday, June 5 at 10:30 a.m. at the East Kootenay WorkBC Employment Services Centre at 24 - 11th Avenue south, to celebrate our grand opening with light refreshments and invited guests.
Services for the East Kootenay region are provided through storefront locations in Cranbrook with satellite offices located in Invermere and Golden. Itinerant services are offered to the surrounding communities to ensure coverage and access to services across the catchment areas. Services help job seekers with job search strategies, resume building and provide information on employment related programs and training. All job seekers are welcome to access the self-serve are free of charge. This includes access to job listings, resource library, online tools, internet, printing, faxing and computer use for employment-related needs.
The East Kootenay WorkBc Employment Centres also work with employers to assist in their recruiting needs and to ensure that job seekers can connect with the most up-to-date job listings.
“Our goal is to work with employers to both understand and help fulfill their labour market needs. This helps us to better support job seekers in making career path choices that will lead to successful long-term employment,” said Cuthill.
All employers in the East Kootenay region are welcome to advertise jobs for free through our website at www.ekemployment.org.
For more information about the grand openings and the services offered through the Employment Services Centre, please contact the centre at 250-489-5117. Additional information on the Employment Program of BC is available through www.workbc.ca.