#110 - 198 East Island Hwy, Parksville, BC V9P 2H3      Tel. 250.248.3205   Fax. 250.248.4154

EFFECTIVE JUNE 1ST: In addition to virtual services, we are providing in-person appointments.

This includes Employment Counselling and Resource Room access.

Clients who are not able to access services virtually will be prioritized.

PLEASE NOTE: All services require an appointment. Call us at 250.248.3205.

Workshops & Events

The Career Centre offers free workshops to assist with your employment needs. Pre-registration is required and space is limited.
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CAREER CENTRE

July 2020

Resumes and Cover Letters

July 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on September 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 17, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 1, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 29, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 26, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on January 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on April 23, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 5, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 19, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 2, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 16, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 4, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 17, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm

The Career Centre, 110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3 Canada

Parts 1 and 2: Learn how to create and organize a resume and cover letter so employers can understand your skills and qualifications. By the end of the session participants will be able to: Identify the characteristics of a good resume Identify the benefits and drawbacks of the 3 types of resumes Identify the standard elements found in a resume Write effective accomplishment statements Identify cover letter uses, styles and formats Identify employers stated and unstated needs from job ads…

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Job Club

July 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on July 9, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 23, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm

The Career Centre, 110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3 Canada

Join with fellow employment seekers for some networking, local employment related information, guest speakers from various industries, prizes, give-aways and more! Happening each Thursday afternoon from 1-2pm throughout the summer; give us a call to book your spot!

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Branding “YOU”

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 9, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on September 23, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 7, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 4, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 18, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on July 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on July 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on February 18, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on March 9, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on March 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on April 6, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on April 20, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on May 4, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 15, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 29, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on July 13, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on July 27, 2020 at 9:00 am

The Career Centre, 110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3 Canada

Learn how you can create your own employment opportunities or find existing ones faster by actively networking and marketing your unique set of skills.   Here’s what one workshop participant had to say… “Excellent! Great facilitator and guest speaker.”

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Self-Employment Information Session

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 13, 2020 at 9:00 am

The Career Centre, 110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3 Canada

Part One:  Is self-employment for you?  Discover if you are suited to running your own business.  Learn about consumer trends, how to move your business idea forward and access resources to further explore this exciting opportunity.

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Resumes and Cover Letters

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 17, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 1, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 29, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 26, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on January 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on April 23, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 5, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 19, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 2, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 16, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 4, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 17, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm

The Career Centre, 110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3 Canada

Parts 1 and 2: Learn how to create and organize a resume and cover letter so employers can understand your skills and qualifications. By the end of the session participants will be able to: Identify the characteristics of a good resume Identify the benefits and drawbacks of the 3 types of resumes Identify the standard elements found in a resume Write effective accomplishment statements Identify cover letter uses, styles and formats Identify employers stated and unstated needs from job ads…

Find out more »

Beyond the Postings – Finding Work in Oceanside

July 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 11, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 12, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 23, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 18, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm

The Career Centre, 110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3 Canada

Eighty percent of jobs are not advertised. Learn the tools you need to successfully access this hidden job market. Gain an understanding of the local economy and find work faster. If in your job search you are looking only at posted jobs, i.e. classifieds and internet, you are missing 80% of the available positions.  Not only that, you have a lot of competition as there will be many people applying for the same job as you! In this workshop you…

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Job Club

July 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on July 9, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 23, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm

The Career Centre, 110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3 Canada

Join with fellow employment seekers for some networking, local employment related information, guest speakers from various industries, prizes, give-aways and more! Happening each Thursday afternoon from 1-2pm throughout the summer; give us a call to book your spot!

Find out more »

Acing the Interview

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 31, 2019

One event on August 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 29, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 23, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 3, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 27, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 11, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

The Career Centre, 110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3 Canada

Successful interviewing is essential to receive a job offer. This workshop contains tips and strategies for effective interviewing from preparation to follow up. We help you ‘Ace the Interview’ by: Putting you in the shoes of the employer – you decide who to hire Outlining how to effectively prepare for an interview Providing strategies for commonly asked questions in employment interviews Understanding how to answer behavioural questions using the STAR model Creating safe opportunities for practice and feedback Following this…

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Resumes and Cover Letters

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on September 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 17, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 1, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 29, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 26, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on January 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on April 23, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 5, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 19, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 2, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 16, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 4, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 17, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm

The Career Centre, 110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3 Canada

Parts 1 and 2: Learn how to create and organize a resume and cover letter so employers can understand your skills and qualifications. By the end of the session participants will be able to: Identify the characteristics of a good resume Identify the benefits and drawbacks of the 3 types of resumes Identify the standard elements found in a resume Write effective accomplishment statements Identify cover letter uses, styles and formats Identify employers stated and unstated needs from job ads…

Find out more »

Job Club

July 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on July 9, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 23, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm

The Career Centre, 110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3 Canada

Join with fellow employment seekers for some networking, local employment related information, guest speakers from various industries, prizes, give-aways and more! Happening each Thursday afternoon from 1-2pm throughout the summer; give us a call to book your spot!

Find out more »

Branding “YOU”

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 9, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on September 23, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 7, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 4, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 18, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on July 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on July 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on February 18, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on March 9, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on March 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on April 6, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on April 20, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on May 4, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 15, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 29, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on July 13, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on July 27, 2020 at 9:00 am

The Career Centre, 110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3 Canada

Learn how you can create your own employment opportunities or find existing ones faster by actively networking and marketing your unique set of skills.   Here’s what one workshop participant had to say… “Excellent! Great facilitator and guest speaker.”

Find out more »

Business Concept Development Workshop

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 27, 2020 at 1:00 pm

The Career Centre, 110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3 Canada

Part Two:  Must meet program eligibility.  For those with a desire to start a new, or buy and existing business.  This workshop will provide an overview of the critical steps to consider before taking the plunge into self-employment.

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Resumes and Cover Letters

July 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 17, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 1, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 29, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 26, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on January 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on April 23, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 5, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 19, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 2, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 16, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 4, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 17, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm

The Career Centre, 110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3 Canada

Parts 1 and 2: Learn how to create and organize a resume and cover letter so employers can understand your skills and qualifications. By the end of the session participants will be able to: Identify the characteristics of a good resume Identify the benefits and drawbacks of the 3 types of resumes Identify the standard elements found in a resume Write effective accomplishment statements Identify cover letter uses, styles and formats Identify employers stated and unstated needs from job ads…

Find out more »

Resumes and Cover Letters

July 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 17, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 1, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 29, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 26, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on January 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on April 23, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 5, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 19, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 2, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 16, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 4, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 17, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm

The Career Centre, 110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3 Canada

Parts 1 and 2: Learn how to create and organize a resume and cover letter so employers can understand your skills and qualifications. By the end of the session participants will be able to: Identify the characteristics of a good resume Identify the benefits and drawbacks of the 3 types of resumes Identify the standard elements found in a resume Write effective accomplishment statements Identify cover letter uses, styles and formats Identify employers stated and unstated needs from job ads…

Find out more »

Job Club

July 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on July 9, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 23, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm

The Career Centre, 110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3 Canada

Join with fellow employment seekers for some networking, local employment related information, guest speakers from various industries, prizes, give-aways and more! Happening each Thursday afternoon from 1-2pm throughout the summer; give us a call to book your spot!

Find out more »
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Career Centre

#110-198 East Island Hwy,
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Tel. 250.248.3205
Fax. 250.248.4154

Hours
Mon-Tues 8:30am-4:30pm
Wed 8:30am-6:30pm
Thurs-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

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#110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Tel. 250.248.3205
Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8:30am-4:30pm