Employment services for youth
Are you between 16 and 30 and looking for work?
Our YWCA WorkBC Employment Services Centres have specialized services and support for youth job seekers. Let one of our career advisors help you find - and keep - your dream job!
Serving Vancouver South and Westside
WorkBC Employment Service Centre - Career Zone
YWCA Career Zone is a drop-in resource centre for job seekers aged 16 to 30 located in Vancouver's downtown on Granville Street. We offer a range of FREE services and resources and friendly employment counsellors to make your job search fast and easy.
1256 Granville Street (2nd Floor)
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1M4
tel 604 605 4666
Monday to Wednesday: 9:30am – 5:00pm (closed 1:00pm - 2:00pm)
Thursday: 10:00am – 5:00pm (closed 1:00pm - 2:00pm)
Friday: 9:30am – 5:00pm (closed 1:00pm - 2:00pm)
Serving the North Shore
WorkBC Employment Services Centre - One Stop Career Shop
Our North Shore Youth Centre is a drop-in resource centre providing FREE services for jobs seekers aged 16 to 30. Conveniently located near the Capilano Mall on Vancouver's North Shore, it provides an extensive range of services and friendly employment counsellors.
109-980 West 1st Street
North Vancouver, BC V7P 3N4
tel 604 988 3766
Monday to Thursday: 9:00am – 5:00pm (closed 12:00pm-1:00pm)
Friday: 8:30am – 4:00pm (closed 12:00pm - 12:30pm)
Find out about our Employment programs for Youth:
Skills Max for youth
Skills Max is a free six-week employment and training program that prepares youth, 15-29 years old, for office administration and warehousing positions in Metro Vancouver. For more information, click here.
Strive for youth transitioning from care
Strive is a holistic 12-week program to support youth ages 17-24 who are transitioning or have transitioned out of foster care. The program helps with basic life and employability skills to support a successful transition to independence. For more information, click here.