WorkBC Centre - Merritt

Phone: 250-378-5151 Text: 250-280-6642
info-merritt@workbc.ca
2099 Quilchena Avenue - P.O. Box 358
Merritt, BC V1K 1B8
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

Do you need help to find a job, explore career options, and improve your skills?

Our expert staff are here to help you find all the free resources you need and to support you in your job search. WorkBC Merritt offers a range of free programs and services, the use of our Self Serve Resource Centre (computers, printers, and phones), and one-on-one assistance with an Employment Advisor.

Our friendly staff are always ready to help, share job search tips and tricks, and keep our job board updated with local postings.
 

COVID-19 SERVICE UPDATE

We are open and available to assist you. Please call, email or text ahead to book an appointment if possible. Most services will be provided virtually at this time over the phone or virtual-video, however we are able to accommodate clients who require in-person service.

Telephone: 250-378-5151
Text: 250-280-6422
Email: info@merrittesc.ca
Facebook: @workbcmerritt

If you aren’t able to contact us prior, please come to our office and we will assist you.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding safe service delivery during these times, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

HELP PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19

Please do not enter this Building if you:
• Travelled outside of Canada within the last 14 days
• Have been identified by Public Health as a close contact of someone with COVID-19
• Have been told to isolate by Public Health

Are displaying any of the following new or worsening symptoms:
Fever or chills, Extreme fatigue, Cough or tiredness, Loss of sense of smell or taste, Headache
Body aches, Difficulty breathing, Nausea or vomiting, Sore throat, Diarrhea, Loss of appetite

If you are displaying symptoms consistent with COVID-19, refer to HealthLink BC at 811.

JOB SEEKERS

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!

LOOKING FOR EMPLOYMENT?
https://www.workbccentre-merritt.ca/job-search/

NEED A RESUME?
https://www.workbccentre-merritt.ca/resume-intake-form/

Have a RESUME but need it Updated?
Let us help!
Call or email 250-378-5151 info@merrittesc.ca TEXT 250-280-6642

Ask us about Post-Secondary and Skills Training for Employment Opportunities.

We also offer Short-Term Occupational Training and Job Starts.

For more information on all WorkBC Programs and Services, please visit

https://www.workbc.ca/Employment-Services.aspx

Click on the button below for a small snap shot of Employment Services.

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WAGE SUBSIDY PROGRAM

The WorkBC Wage Subsidy program covers a part of employee wages so employers can hire job seekers and provide work opportunities. Both unemployed individuals and employers in B.C. can benefit from WorkBC Wage Subsidy.

EMPLOYERS
I am an employer. How can the wage subsidy help me? Wage subsidy offers employers opportunities for:
• A portion of wages for employees
• Re-hire laid off employees
• Hire new employees
• Fill various hiring needs
• Support for existing operations or expansion
• Reduce work-related barriers for and employee with disabilities

JOB SEEKERS
I am a job seeker. How can the wage subsidy help me? If an employer applies for a wage subsidy, a job seeker can get: 
• Paid work experience opportunities
• On-the-job training
• Opportunities to gain skills and long-term employment

 I am a job seeker. How do I apply for WorkBC Wage Subsidy?
 *You don't apply for the wage subsidy. The employer applies, however you can:

• Talk to a potential employer about wage subsidy and suggest they apply
• Apply for WorkBC Employment Services and explore if a wage subsidy opportunity is a good fit for you

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EMPLOYERS

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.

For more information on all WorkBC Employer Resources, please visit
https://www.workbc.ca/Employer-Resources.aspx 

Click on the button below for a small snap shot of Employer Services.

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WORKBC MERRITT IS HIGHLIGHTING LOCAL EMPLOYERS WHO ARE HIRING

Tune into Q101 Merritt's Radio Station regularly to hear EMPLOYER HIGHLIGHTS of who is hiring in the Merritt area!

WorkBC is here to help with your resume, new work clothes and connect you to the hiring manager’s with various Employers!

Contact us today!

*Ask us about our Wage Subsidy Program to Connect Employers and Employees.