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NIEFS Services

As a WorkBC Employment Service Centre North Island Employment services are free for anyone living on Northern Vancouver Island who is unemployed, or under-employed, or facing an imminent lay-off.

We work with you 1-1 or in fast, flexible, solution-oriented sessions until you find employment or the skills needed for employment.

Find the Right Job:

Job Postings and Openings:

  • 24/7 on our website and NIEFS Campbell River Community TV Channel 114 on Shaw Digital 
  • Hot Jobs radio broadcasts Monday through Friday at 9:05am with Coast Country in Campbell River and weekdays at 9:10 am on CFNI in Port Hardy.

Resource Centre Drop-In

  • Mon–Fri 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Free photocopies, fax, phone
  • High speed Internet on a 10 station computer lab in Campbell River and Port Hardy offices, plus     community access sites in other North Island communities (contact us for details in your area)
  • Information and resources on job search, careers, training, schools, and local labour market information.

Connect with Case Manager and/or ½ day Job Search clinics:    

  • Resumes, cover letters, portfolios
  • Job leads suited to your employment goals and skills
  • Gain more confidence promoting yourself
  • Interview preparation and practice before your next interview 

Upgrade your Skills

Connect with a Case Manager and/or workshops to:     

  • Explore re-training or on-the-job learn while you earn options
  • Figure out your most marketable skills
  • Make plans to go back to school for re-training
  • Financing supports for re-training

Build a Career that Lasts

Connect with a Case Manager and/or Career Planning workshops to:

  • Identify careers that are in demand
  • Learn where the jobs of the future will be
  • Research and choose a career that works for you


Work Experience Placements

If a lack of experience is keeping you from finding work, we may be able to help.  NIEFS Employment Advisors help eligible people find both paid and unpaid work-experience placements.  For more information drop in to one of our offices or give us a call.

Training Support Services

Do you have questions about training and whether you are eligible and that this is the best option to get you back working?  Be sure to connect with a Case Manager for more information. 

For a quick video overview of training support services click here.

Can’t make it into our Offices for an appointment?

No Problem! Register for our services and

connect with a Case Manager

online or by phone.