JOB HUNTING

The employment market in Kamloops can be a great barrier for even impressively skilled employees. Here is more information and resources on accessing employment.

Kamloops Office

450 Lansdowne St #210,

Kamloops, BC V2C 1Y3

(250) 377-3670

Provides individualized support to help job seekers find and maintain employment and improve employment readiness. Clients must be unemployed or precariously employed and legally allowed to work in BC. Self-serve resource area provides career and job search resources, job postings, career-related books and labour market information, and access to computers, internet, phone, photocopiers, and scanners. Online services include career exploration and labour market information, job search resources, webinars, and self-assessment tools. Offers job search workshops, essential skills training for employment readiness, and short-term training to meet minimum entry requirements or develop specific skills for a job or an industry. Also provides skills training, self-employment services, wage subsidy services, and financial support for apprenticeships, depending on eligibility and suitability. Offers case management and one-to-one employment planning services to individuals needing more guidance and support. Supplemental services such as customized job placement and work experience placement services may be available for clients with significant barriers to employment. May also provide financial assistance for dependent care, transportation to job interviews, and tools. Services are free of charge. Referral accepted from self or other. Registration is online or in-person. Hours are 8:30 am to 6 pm Mondays and Tuesdays, 8:30 am to 2 pm on Wednesdays, and 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on Thursdays and Fridays. Funded by Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction (MSDPR).

Job Hunting Online

In recent years, job searching has become it's own digital marketplace. Check out some popular websites for local job searches...

Think about creating a professional Indeed profile where you can brag about all of your amazing accomplishments. Believe it or not, employers often use this as a resource to seek out potential employees. You can also use this as a way to network and meet other potential employers you are interested in working with. An online social network for professional development. Put some time into making a thorough resume-style Indeed profile for the best results, and draw key words from your resume to attract employers searching for specific skills.

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This is a Student Directed Project, designed by a fourth year Bachelor of Social Work student at Thompson Rivers University.

The goal is for this page to provide a sense of community and support for individuals who experience life with a lower-income. Please browse the thoughtfully curated pages to provide accurate and informational resources for you; whoever you are.

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