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Upcoming Events - 2023


Careers in Caring - Information Sessions

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays

Careers in Caring is an exciting 12-week hybrid skills training employment program for Campbell River & the North Island designed to help young people prepare and launch a career in healthcare, community social services or early childhood education – aka the “Care Economy”. 

  • Careers in Caring offers:
    • Employability Skills for Success
    • Career planning and job search
    • Entry level certificates 
    • Connections to employers, training and work experience
    • Training allowance equivalent to min. wage (based on participation)
    • A laptop (if needed) to use during and keep after completing the program
  • Eligibility: Youth/young adults - ages of 16 – 29 – Not in Education, Employment or Training or can be precariously employed (defined as casual, variable hours, part-time or wages insufficient to meet financial living needs) and legally able to work in BC/Canada (will need to present SIN ID)
  • Information Sessions:
    • Attend virtually or in-person at our Campbell River location (920 Alder street)
    • Info Session Schedule:
      • Tuesday - Sept 12, 19, 26 @ 1-2 pm
      • Wednesday - Sept 13 & 20  @ 10 - 11 am
      • Thursday - Sept 7, 14, 21 @ 1-2 pm
  • Cohort 2 starts October 2, 2023 and completes on December 22, 2023

Call 250-286-3441 or toll free 1-866-286-6788 to register for an information session today!




 Careers  in Caring - The Speaker Series 

Session 1: Island Health

Sept 26th, 10:00 am to 12:30 pm

(Virtual Presentation)

Are you interested in learning more about Island Health Careers and in-demand job opportunities for North Islanders?

Join Careers in Caring and representatives from the Island Health Recruitment team online for this informative virtual session on:

Tuesday, September 26th from 10 am to 12:30 pm 

We'll be talking about:

  • Career pathways to becoming a Community Healthcare Assistant, or to working in Mental Health & Outreach
  • Island Health workplace culture & values, and the many benefits of joining their team
  • Learning more about jobs that are currently available in Food Services or Environmental Services & Laundry, and finding out how to apply for them

Please call 250-286-3441, toll free 1-866-286-6788 to  register.

As this session is expected to fill quickly, we encourage those interested to please register early!

* If you are unable to attend virtually, please let us know if you can join in person at our Campbell River location, 920 Alder street.



  Are you a single parent on disability or income assistance?

Single Parent Employment Initiative

Bi-Weekly Info Session

Did you know that you may be eligible for funded training & other supports tto help you secure long term employment through WorkBC Employment Services?

WorkBC Centre North Island is now offering bi-weekly information sessions on the Single Parents Employment Initiative. This is a great opportunity to find out more and get your questions asnwered about this exciting initiative.

Join WorkBC Centre-North Island online or in-person at the Campbell River location on either:

Wednesday, August 30 at 11 am

Wednesday, Sept 13 at 11 am

Wednesday, Sept 27 at 11 am

Wednesday, October 11 at 11 am

Wednesday, October 25 at 11 am

Call 250-286-3441 or toll free, 1-866-286-6788 to register today!