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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 Colin D. at (778)-478-8390 ext.1013.

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 ext.1013


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