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Clearwater & Barriere Employment Services Centres-WorkBC offer a variety of free employment related services to assist individuals to realize their employment potential. We provide employment assistance including counselling, information resources and supports with other government funded employment programs and services offered in our region. Our friendly and helpful staff are experienced professionals who are interested in helping people reach their employment goals in an ever changing world. (Click on Work BC logo to go directly to website)

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                 Clearwater WorkBC Centre                        Barriere WorkBC Centre

Our Mission

Clearwater & Barriere Employment Services Centres-WorkBC are committed to assisting
individuals to improve employment potential and self-sufficiency through supportive quality

Contact Us

Clearwater Employment Services (view map)
#100-240 Park Drive
Clearwater, BC   V0E 1N1
Phone: 250 674-2928
Fax: 250 674-2938


Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday - 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday - 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Barriere Employment Services (view map)
#5 - 4480 Barriere Town Road
Barriere, BC  V0E 1E0
Phone:  250 672-0036
Fax:  250 672-2159


Monday  10:00 am 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday  9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Some of the services we provide at both locations are:

Self Serve Services - Self-serve services provide all BC job seekers with readily available job search tools, information, equipment, services and supports that can be accessed independently or with minimal support.

Case Management - Case Managers provide one-on-one assistance, support and guidance as well as referrals to programs. We can assist you with up-to-date job search strategies, resume writing, education research and career planning. You will have an opportunity to learn more about yourself, what you have to offer an employer and what types of skills are in demand.

Specific Services - Our Case Managers help assess your employment requirements and work in collaboration with you to develop a “Return to Work Action Plan” that is unique to your goals and needs. From job search to career planning — we provide up-to-date information and referrals for:

Training - We can refer eligible clients to funding for training and assist them with the educational planning and research process. Whether you are enhancing your already existing skills or changing careers, our Case Managers can help you meet the demands of today’s workplace. See our tab on Funding Information for details on training available through our offices.

Workshops - Workshops are a fun way to better prepare for employment readiness. Offered at various times, they are free and full of helpful information. Please see our tab on upcoming Events for detailed information on these workshops or speak with a staff member for more info and to register.

Specialized Services - If you are having trouble finding work because you live in a remote area, have a disability, language or cultural barrier, or for any other reason, Clearwater & Barriere Employment Services Centres-WorkBC will provide alternate service arrangements that can help you.

For more information please contact your local Work BC office or follow the link to the Work BC web site:

WorkBC Staff

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                Leah Blair                       Margot Venema                   Judy Hartmann

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               Elysia Nelson                   Amy Pederson                      Stacie Coder


Program Acting Manager Contact: Theresa Pelton

WorkBC Phone: 250.674.2928


General Email:

100 - 240 Park Drive, Clearwater, BC V0E 1N1