Self-Serve Employment Services

Self-serve employment services allow individuals to take career assessments, career plan and search for a job on their own. A variety of tools and resources can be accessed in-person at the Maple Ridge WorkBC Centre or from home.

To access self-serve employment services, you must apply through the Online Employment Services Portal. Self-serve services are available on-site, through outreach, telephone, or virtual meetings.

Self-Serve Services online and within the Centre include access to:

  • Group or individual orientation to the Centre‚Äôs services
  • Staff to support and direct clients to tools and resources
  • Career exploration assessments, tools and resources
  • Labour market information
    • Local job postings
    • Local employer profiles
    • Labour market trends and forecasts
  • Training and education information
  • Job Search tools and resources including information on:
    • Resumes, cover letters and references
    • Interview strategies and negotiating job offers
    • Creating social media profiles for job search
    • Information on upcoming job and career fairs
    • Job maintenance and advancement information

On-site Self-Serve Services include access to all of the above and to:

  • Computer workstations
  • the Internet
  • Telephones
  • Fax machines
  • Photocopy services
  • Directories of community services

The Maple Ridge WorkBC Centre is wheelchair accessible. Screen readers, TTY phones and other support options are available.

Financial Support

Self-serve clients may be eligible (based on need) for transportation funding to conduct their job search. Financial support may also be available to self-serve clients with confirmed employment who require support to purchase items necessary for the job under Job Start funding.