Looking for employment?

Get BC Working! can help

To rejoin the workforce I need up-to-date and relevant Work Experience — how can I gain experience without on the job training?

This is how the Get BC Working! program can help YOU! The Program offers BC employers a Wage Subsidy as an incentive to hire you and gain on the job experience you need to excel.

The Get BC Working! Program offers eligible employers in BC a negotiated Wage Subsidy incentive to hire eligible workers facing challenges to finding employment.

Am I eligible for the Program?

Job Seekers

  • Unemployed or Precariously employed (working unstable or irregular hours – such as casual labour or on-call work), working for unreliable wages (such as piecework or commission) and/or working for earnings that cannot support an individual or their family
  • Seeking long-term employment
  • Facing challenges to obtaining employment
  • Not receiving duplicative financial supports from another provincially or federally funded labour market program, though may be receiving complementary, nonduplicative financial supports from other programs, such as WorkBC
  • Resident of BC (living in BC as a Canadian, a permanent resident, recent immigrant or a protected person) and legally entitled to work in Canada (not utilizing a student visa, study or closed permit)

Once you have found an employer who wants to hire you, ask the employer to contact us toll-free at 1.877.866.3100 to start the application process.

Click below to request Get BC Working! program information