WorkBC Centre – Vancouver Downtown East Side

134 East Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC, V6A 1N4
Telephone: 1-800-763-1681
Email: [email protected]

Virtual Services
Mon - Tue: 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Wed - Fri: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Sat - Sun/Statutory Holidays: Closed

Access to Resource Centre
Wed: 9:30 AM to 4:15 PM
Mon-Tue, Thur-Sun: Closed

WorkBC in Vancouver Downtown East Side helps you find jobs, explore career options, and improve your skills. WorkBC offers many services that make it your first stop as a job seeker. Our expert staff are here to help you find all the free resources you need and to support you in your job search.

Do you need a place to print your resume and cover letter?  Are you finding it hard to focus on your job search at home?  Register and come in to use our phones, computers, printer and photocopier for all your job search needs.  Our friendly staff are always ready to share job search tips and tricks, and our job board is updated daily with local postings.

WorkBC provides employment services to people at centres throughout the province and online through

Vancouver’s vibrancy and diversity make it an exciting place to live. With so many people, choices and sectors, we can help you find meaningful work and you, as an employer, find employees ready to work in Vancouver.

We acknowledge that we are on the traditional territories of the skwxwú7mesh, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ people. We extend thanks, honour, and respect to our hosts.

Register for a BCeID

As of April 1, 2019, all job seekers will need a BCeID in order to receive service at Work BC or use Online Employment Services. If you do not already have a BCeID you can register for one online or at your first visit to WorkBC. Please contact us at [email protected] if you require assistance.

Sign Up for Online Employment Services and Learn About Other Personal Supports

WorkBC Employment Services are accessible from your home computer or smart phone. Once you have your BCeID, you can register for Online Employment Services (OES) which will provide you with access to important information (such as financial supports) and will allow you to share information with your WorkBC Centre Staff.

To register, visit and follow the instructions to ‘Create an account’ for OES. Please contact us at [email protected] if you require assistance.

Need a Job?

We can provide you with free:

  • Use of Computers and telephones; email and fax
  • Resume Preparation
  • Employment planning
  • Skills assessment
  • Access to training
  • Job sustainment services
  • Work experience placement and much more

Need to Hire?

Our Work BC Centre offers a variety of free services to employers that will help you find and retain the employees you need including:

  • Recruitment
  • Screening of applicants
  • Access to candidates of all skill levels
  • Job Coaching
  • Job Fair participation
  • Job sustainment services