Columbia Valley Employment Services

  • Serving communities throughout the Columbia Valley area.  We offer a wide range of integrated employment services and supports through our satellite office or itinerant service providers.

    Provision of services extends to both job seekers and employers.

    All Job Seekers are welcome to use our self-serve area free of charge.  This includes access to job listings, resource library, on-line tools, internet, fax and computers.  Additional support and resources are available for job seekers who are currently unemployed or underemployed and are legally eligible to work in BC.  This can include personal employment planning, access to workshops and/or training, and specialized services.

    We work with Employers to ensure we have the most up-to-date and comprehensive list of job opportunities in the region.  Our goal is to work with employers to better understand their needs.  Through developing this relationship we can better support job seekers in making career path choices that lead to successful long term employment

  • Monday to Friday

    Open 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    Closed 12:00 to 1:00 PM and on Statutory Holidays

  • Columbia Valley Employment Centre (WorkBC)

    1313 7th Ave, Box 2289

    Invermere, BC, V0A 1K0

    Ph. 250-341-6889

    Fax: 250-341-6886

    • Free job postings through our website and job board
    • Labour market information
    • Assistance identifying and fulfilling workforce needs
  • Staffed self-serve resource centre:

    • Job postings
    • Computer workstations
    • Assistance creating your resume and cover letter
    • Photocopying and printing
    • Outgoing Phone, Fax and E-mail
    • Resource Library
    • Internet
    • On-line tools
  • Workshops and Training:


    Columbia Valley Employment Centre staff offer workshops for people who want to learn more about finding a job and starting work.


    Topics may include:

    • Resumes and cover letters
    • Job retention
    • Employment readiness skills and strengths
    • Labour market/career research
    • Self-esteem
    • Personal planning and goal-setting

    Additional supports and services:

    • Available to clients who are unemployed and underemployed and;
    • Legally eligible to work in BC

    Some services have specific eligibility requirements

  • Work BC Employment Services Centre
    Work BC