Alberni Valley Employment Centre

We can help with all of your employment needs!

Serving the Alberni-Clayoquot region, we help job seekers to find & maintain employment, make important career and training decisions and much more – all at no charge! Through the Employment Program of British Columbia, AVEC is now partnered with INEO Employment Services, and Community Futures Development Corporation, working together to provide a wide range of services and supports.

Our Services Include:

Self-Serve Area

♦ We have a staffed Self-Serve resource area with current information on employment opportunities that is fully equipped with computers, a fax machine, photocopier and telephone for job search and related activities.

Employment Counselling

♦ Case Managers work with you one-on-one, to identify what you need to find a job and lay out the steps to help you get there, for eligible individuals.


♦ Group based workshops are available on topics related to preparing for, finding, and maintaining employment, including Resumes, Cover Letters, Interviews, Career Assessments and basic computer skills.

Self-Employment Services

♦ Self-Employment Orientation & Assessment Services are available for clients who have been assessed as eligible and potentially suitable for starting your own business.

Training Services

♦ Training funding is available to assist eligible individuals to attend school or training courses that will improve your employability.

Apprentice Services

♦ Apprentices may be eligible for financial supports while participating in the classroom technical training components of your Apprenticeship Training.

Please phone or drop by and ask for more information about our Services, Eligibility requirements and the Daily Orientation Session.