WorkBC Cowichan Is Open!

WorkBC Duncan, Ladysmith, and Lake Cowichan offices are closed to the public until further notice.

All services are being delivered online!

Looking for Employment? We can help!

All of our services are available online during the COVID-19 pandemic

WorkBC Cowichan Valley is working with Duncan Mayor Michelle Staples, community organizations, and employers to connect you with the places urgently hiring, including grocery stores, health food stores, care homes, shelters, pharmacies and restaurants.

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Employer Resources

Welcome to WorkBC Cowichan!

WorkBC Centres help people find jobs, explore career options and improve their skills. Together, we help employers fill jobs, find the right talent and grow their businesses. Anyone can access these services in-person, through referrals from one of our Outreach Partners, or virtually online.

Register for WorkBC Services Our step-by-step guide will walk you through the steps to apply for WorkBC Services!
Learn About Our Services Check our services to find the right fit for you!
Upcoming Events Check our upcoming workshops, events, and community dates!

Service Areas

Duncan & Ladysmith WorkBC Centres

Duncan serves all communities in North Cowichan (Crofton, Chemainus, Maple Bay and Cowichan Bay) and South Cowichan (Mill Bay, Shawnigan Lake, Cobble Hill).

Ladysmith serves all of Ladysmith, including Saltair and Gulf Islands (Valdes, Thetis and Penelakut).

Lake Cowichan Employment Services

Serves Lake Cowichan, including Honeymoon Bay, Youbou, and is the gateway to rural and remote areas.

Cowichan Tribes (Outreach)

Serves all clients located on Cowichan Tribes Land.

Cowichan Women Against Violence Society (Outreach)

Serves clients located in Cowichan Valley.

Rural and Remote Areas

Serves all clients in above areas who cannot access a centre in-person, including all reserve lands and Island bands (Malahat First Nation, Lake Cowichan First Nation, Stz’uminus First Nation, Halalt First Nation, Lyackson First Nation, Penelakut Tribe, Ditidaht First Nation, and Pacheedaht First Nation)


Events & Workshops

Click on events in the calendar to view details!

Welcome to the Cowichan Valley!