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Invermere employment centre holding open house for four-year anniversary

EK Employment Columbia Valley

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Since the launch of the Employment Program of BC in April 2012, your local WorkBC Employment Services Centre and EK Employment have continued to grow and adapt to the needs of our local and B.C. job seekers and employers. Having services available through a central one-stop employment program has enabled efficient service and great successes both with and for clients.

The Employment Program of BC is a comprehensive program designed to meet local labour market needs and to assist job seekers achieve employment as quickly as possible, and to become more independent. It is funded by the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia.

Did you know that over 16,000 individuals have walked through our doors since program launch? They have accessed everything from our self-serve resource area to individualized needs assessments and customized services. Did you know that our online job board features an average of over 170 jobs and over 18,000 hits per day? We liaise with employers on a daily basis and are focused on promoting work opportunities in this great region. Did you know that in the last year we have helped clients go back to school to train for a new job, build experience through on the job training, develop customized opportunities, or become self-employed?

The Invermere WorkBC Employment Services Centre and EK Employment would like to formally invite all Columbia Valley residents, employers and community associations to join us on Friday, April 1st for an Open House celebrating four years serving local job seekers and employers. It will be held at our store front in Invermere at 2-1313 7th Avenue from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with refreshments and snacks. Come and meet our staff members and find out more about the Employment Program of BC. We offer a wide range of services and supports that few know about until they walk through our doors and talk to our staff about their needs and aspirations.

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