Youth Employment Centre


Who qualifies for service

Youth (16-30) who are unemployed and out of school, employable, job ready, and career oriented and job focused.

What do we offer

Client centered services are provided on an individual basis or a group setting dependent upon individual specific needs which may include: on-site Employability services such as provision and sharing of Labor Market Information, using a self service resource centre, employment needs assessment, career planning, employment counseling, Return to Work Action Planning inclusive of development, needed revision or updating of youth client’s RTWAP as necessary, one to one job coaching, job search skills, group based short duration workshops, employment readiness assessments, career exploration and participant case management and follow-up.

Providing daily access to

  • Resume & Cover Letter Assistance
  • Job Search Services & “Van Clan”
  • Computers, Internet & Email
  • Job Boards & Postings
  • Electronic Job Banks
  • Resource Library
  • Photocopying & Faxing
  • Telephone Message Service
  • Career Planning
  • Employment Counselling
  • Assessments & Referrals
  • Job Search Sessions
  • Career Workshops
  • Labour Market Information
  • Employment Needs Assessment
  • Return to Work Action Plans
  • Diagnostic Assessment


Nanaimo Youth Services Association has been sub-contracted by GT Hiring Solutions to deliver Employment Program of BC services to Youth up to 30 years of age in Nanaimo. For more information on WorkBC and the Employment Program of BC, please click here.
Our hours of operation are:
Monday–Wednesday: 8:30 am–5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am–3:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am–4:30 pm

For the EPBC Complaint process please Click Here


  • Address: 290 Bastion Street, Nanaimo
    BC V9R3A4
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  • Toll Free: 1-855-922-0220