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Wage Subsidy Work Experience Placement

The WorkBC Wage Subsidy Service is available at NO COST to employers or job seekers.  If you already have someone in mind for a position, please have the individual contact our office to determine if they qualify for Wage Subsidy Placement Support.  However, if you don’t have a specific person in mind, we can post the vacancy for you. If you would like to know more about the Wage Subsidy Placement Support please contact Bruce K. or Laura B. at (778)-478-8390.

Job Seekers Eligibility Criteria

  • Resident of the Central Okanagan and actively seeking employment
  • Unemployed or working less than 20 hours per week
  • Currently receiving Employment Insurance Benefits (EI)
  • Have been on EI in the last 3 years, or have had a Maternity/Parental EI claim  in the last 5 years
  • Case managed by WorkBC Employment Services Centre Kelowna

Employer Eligibility Criteria

  • Commit to providing year-round, full-time employment; minimum of 35 hours per week
  • Have been in business for at least one year
  • Complete a signed  agreement PRIOR to hiring an employee
  • Private, public, or non-profit organization
  • Have WorkSafe BC account in good standing
  • Facilitate all aspects of hiring such as interviewing, checking  references and conducting criminal record checks, if required
  • Provide on-the-job training, support and supervision as needed

Wage Subsidy Support

If you would like to know more about the Wage Subsidy Placement Support please contact:

Telephone: 778-478-8390

Email: or

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