New Opportunity…

Due to previous successful impact of our LEAP! program, we are now calling for applications to start a second intake to start in February. If you are underemployed, self-employed and needing more work, or have a business idea or hobby you want to grow, apply for LEAP! immediately. Click here for details!

Connect With Employers…

Did you know that employers are contacting Kootenay Employment Services looking for skilled workers to fill urgent positions? We want to get to know you and your skill set so we can help connect you with employers when they call.

Drop by Kootenay Employment Services today and book an appointment to introduce yourself to our staff. We can then help connect you with the employers looking for you!

Did you know…?

If you have had an EI benefit period that ended within the previous 60 months (5 years), and are currently unemployed or underemployed, you may be eligible for our EPBC services for EI clients. Services can include training, wage subsidy and self-employment support as well as many job search and job finding supports. Call KES to find out if you are eligible.



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Other News…


If you are a business owner, operator or aspiring entrepreneur – this survey is for you!

Through previous engagement, many businesses have indicated collaboration and additional support is needed from them to grow and prosper in our region. This survey looks further into these opportunities and asks for specifics.

YOU CAN WIN: By completing the survey, participants will be entered to win customized business/marketing support from talented professionals. There will be 5 winners drawn, who will each receive a one hour consultation and customized training or support session(s). Training and support will be dependent on individual business needs.

The survey is runs from December 22, 2017 to January 21, 2018.

Click HERE to view the document.



Helping Single Parents Find Work

Finding a job isn’t always easy as a single parent. The Single Parent Employment Initiative offers supports that help single parents on income or disability assistance plan for their future and gain the skills they need to succeed.

The program can provide up to 12 months of funded training, or on the job training through a paid work experience and pays for child care and transportation costs for eligible single parents.

Click here for more information : http://www.sdsi.gov.bc.ca/programs/spei.html



Jobs with BCHydro’s Site-C Project:
You may also search WorkBC with the keyword “Site C” to see all posted jobs.

KES has plenty to offer. Whether you’re looking for work, considering a career change, investigating retraining or thinking of starting your own business KES has something for you. Our professional staff are available to help you to develop an action plan to get you where you want to go. We have the latest information on funding for education and small business starts. We also conduct specialized employment programs for various groups of people. Whether you are interested in employment, business or our community, KES is here to help. Explore the options in the menu above, or call us anytime to discuss your needs.