Communities & organizations

B.C. offers the Sector Labour Market Partnerships and the Community and Employer Partnerships programs to support communities and organizations in job creation and in responding to labour market issues.

Looking to add or expand job postings on your organization or community website? Access the WorkBC job posting API (Application Program Interface).

  • The Sector Labour Market Partnerships (Sector LMP) Program helps industry and employers respond to changing labour market conditions. It provides funding for broad-based sector partnerships to sponsor projects that research or develop plans to respond to labour market issues such as a lack of appropriate skills, workers or jobs. Find out more about Sector Labour Market Partnerships.

  •  The Community Workforce Response Grant provides funding for communities and industries to support in-demand skills training leading to secure and sustainable employment for unemployed or underemployed British Columbians. A key goal of the grant is to provide flexible and timely responses to emerging and urgent labour and skills needs in B.C.’s communities and sectors.
    Find out more about the Community Workforce Response Grant.
  • Community and Employer Partnerships (CEP) increases employment opportunities for unemployed British Columbians through the use of agency and business partnerships, shared information and technology, and innovative processes and practices. CEP fosters collaborative, coordinated networks of community organizations and employers across the province. CEP also provides labour market information to communities and employers so that they can better address the needs of the community and help create jobs. CEP funding is administered by the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction and consists of five streams:
            Find out more about Community and Employer Partnerships.
  • The Job Posting API offers a publicly available job posting application programming interface (API). The API service provides the ability to request, filter and access live job posting data powered by the WorkBC Job Board.  If you're interested in the job posting data, access the WorkBC job posting API to:
    • retrieve live job posting data powered by the WorkBC Job Board
    • filter the dataset using different variables (by city, region, job type or B.C. Major Project)
    • add or expand job postings on your site
    • offer your clients a more comprehensive job search experience

Employment and Social Development Canada also provides funding to promote employment and skills development. Find out more about funding opportunities and programs administered by the Government of Canada.