WorkBC Centre - Merritt

2099 Quilchena Avenue - P.O. Box 358
Merritt, BC V1K 1B8
(250) 378-5151
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday: 8:30-5:30
Sat and Sun: Closed
Statutory Holidays: Closed

Welcome to Merritt Employment Services

Community Futures Thompson Country together with their partners aim to provide exemplary employment services to Merritt and the surrounding community. We are your local WorkBC Employment Services Centre providing services to both Job Seekers and local Employers.

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.


The health and safety of everyone - our clients, our employees, and our community is important to us.

We are employing the following measures in our Merritt WorkBC office to reduce our chances of transmitting COVID-19 as much as possible:


September 28, 2020 COVID-19 UPDATE   Mandatory Face Covering

Safety continues to be WorkBC Merritt’s number one priority and we will continue to take measures necessary to ensure the well-being of our clients and employees. We’re prioritizing the health of our clients, our employees, and our communities.

As the COVID-19 situation continues to change, we’re taking action to better serve you and our staff.

Effective Monday, September 28th WorkBC Merritt has a mandatory face covering policy in effect. If you do not have a mask, one will be supplied to you upon entering.

Health Canada has identified that, when worn properly, a person wearing a mask / face covering can reduce the spread of infectious respiratory droplets. For this reason, we are now requiring all clients and employees to wear a mask or face covering in areas of our office accessible to the public.


We are offering in-person and virtual services to help you find and keep employment. In the event you do require an in-person visit, we can assure you we are following WorkSafeBC policies regarding COVID-19 safety in our office. This includes regular surface disinfecting, hand washing/sanitizing, and physical distancing. 

WE ARE OPEN FOR WALK-INS Monday - Friday  (except on holidays) 
9:00 – 11:00 AM and 2:00 – 4:00 PM   

Our regular office hours are
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM and Wed 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

 ** All services are available including resume assistance, work clothing and equipment for new jobs, self employment and occupational training.

** Wage Subsidies for Employers are available.

** ASETS is now located in our office.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding safe service delivery during these times, please do not hesitate to contact us. 250-378-5151 | @workbcmerritt on Facebook


We are practicing social distancing to ensure a safe environment for our clients and staff.
We ask that you please:

  • Maintain a minimum of 6 feet between yourself, clients and staff.
  • Cover your cough and sneezes with your elbow.
  • Have patience and be kind as we all navigate the “new normal”.
  • Answer the following questions to ensure everyone’s safety.

If you have answered YES to any of the following questions please do not enter our office and if you have a scheduled in person appointment, please call or email to reschedule.

  1. Do you have a cough or shortness of breath? YES/NO
  2. Are you feeling feverish or have you had shakes or chills in the last 24 hours? YES/NO
  3. Has anyone you have close contact with had influenza-like symptoms within the last 14 days? YES/NO
  4. Do you or anyone you have contact with have directions from a doctor or the provincial health officer to self-isolate in the last 14 days?   YES / NO
  5. Have you arrived from outside of Canada, or have contact with anyone who has arrived from outside of Canada in the last 14 days?  YES / NO
  6. (It is mandatory for anyone travelling internationally and arriving in Canada to self-isolate for 14 days.)
  7. Have you had contact with anyone with a confirmed case of COVID-19?  YES / NO


Support Local Business


WorkBC Employer Services

  • Wage Subsidy Program
  • Free online Job Postings
  • **Work Clothing & Gear for New Hires
  • Hiring Events & Job Fairs
  • Job Creation Partnerships

**Based on eligibility requirements



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WorkBC Merritt provides free programs and services including employment counselling, skills training, disability services, funding options and the support you need to find a meaningful and rewarding job!

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WorkBC Merritt offers a full range of services to help you meet your recruitment and hiring needs, all free of charge. When you partner with us, your company will save time and money hiring and training new staff.

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The Wage Subsidy program provides financial reimbursement to employers who hire and train new employees.

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