|Elk Valley Services & Workshops
All job seekers are welcome to use our self-serve area free of charge for their employment related needs. Our self-serve area includes a job board, resource library, on-line tools, Internet, computers, printing and fax service. It is hosted full-time by qualified staff who can help you with everything from proof-reading, to printing, or getting you set-up on a computer and ready to go!
Store Front: Located in Fernie at 302 C 2nd Ave. Open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.
Self-Service Kiosk: Located in Sparwood at the Chamber of Commerce from 10am to 3pm every Tuesday
Additional resources are available to job seekers who are currently unemployed/underemployed, and are legally eligible to work in BC. This can include (but is not limited to) personal employment planning, access to workshops, wage subsidies, self-employment, training and/or specialized services based on your needs.
Employment focused workshops are regularly hosted by qualified staff. Workshops are designed to be fun and interactive. Our goal is to ensure each participant leaves with new skills and knowledge. We can deliver roughly 50 different workshops on a wide list of topics. All focused and designed to help you reach your goals! Some topics include: job searching, accessing the hidden job market, using internet and email, interview skills, creating/updating resumes, transferable skills, cover letters, self-marketing, self-esteem, stress or anger management, budgeting, cold-calling, using numbers, communication, working safely, and job retention.
To enquire about participating in a workshop please contact us at 250-423-4204. Space is limited and must be reserved in advance.
We are excited to connect and work with employers to both understand and support their recruiting needs.