ALBERNI VALLEY EMPLOYMENT CENTRE

Port Alberni: 250-724-4560 Fax: 250-724-4565 (4805-B Mar Street) -------------------------------------------------
Ucluelet: 250-726-4243 Fax: 250-726-2975 (101-1801 Bay Street) --------------------------------------------------
Tofino: 250-725-8805 Fax: 250-725-2845 (381 Main Street) ------------------------------------------------------

Alberni Valley Employment Centre is the WorkBC Employment Services Centre for the Alberni-Clayoquot region of Vancouver Island, British Columbia.  Together with their Service Partners, INEO Employment Services and Community Futures, they are responsible for delivering the Employment Program of BC, providing employment assistance to job-seekers in Port Alberni, Tofino, Ucluelet and surrounding communities.

AVEC provides services for all your employment and career needs, including Job Search Assistance, Career Planning, Training Opportunities, Wage Subsidies and Self-Employment Services to eligible job seekers.

Visit one of their self-serve Resource Centres, where you can find job search information and access computers, phones, fax machines and photocopiers for job search activities.  Their helpful staff can assist you with updating your resumé and cover letter, help you with online job applications, and provide up-to-date advice on where and how to apply for jobs.

381 Main Street, Box 1050
Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0

101-1801 Bay Street, Box 38
Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0

Tofino Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (closed from 12:00 - 1:00 for lunch) ------
Ucluelet Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (closed from 12:00 - 1:00 for lunch)

CHILD & YOUTH FAMILY ADVOCATE

The Representative for Children and Youth supports children, youth and families who need help in dealing with the child-serving system, provides oversight to the Ministry of Children and Family Development and advocates for improvements to the child-serving system.

1-800-476-3933

EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

Support with filing a claim, requesting information about a pending or current claim, updating claim information or reporting. 

1-800-206-7218

FOOD BANK ON THE EDGE

Food bank on the edge co-ordinates donations of food and ensures food is distributed quickly and efficiently to people in need in both Ucluelet and Tofino. 

(250) 726-6909

ENQUIRY B.C.

To connect toll-free to any government service. Available 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday. 

1-800-663-7867

WESTCOAST COMMUNITY RESOURCES SOCIETY

Drop-in hours or appointment in Ucluelet or Tofino, surrounding communities by appointment. All services are free & confidential Community Youth/Family Support, Outreach Workers, Women's & Children's Counsellors

(250) 726-2343

Community Centre, 500 Matterson Drive, Ucluelet BC

Service BC

Ucluelet Service BC available services are:

  • BC Hydro Payments
  • BC Parks Reservation
  • StudentAid BC
  • Birth, Death and Marriage Certificate Applications
  • Child Care Subsidy Program Information and Forms
  • Commissioner for Taking Affidavits
  • Community Access Terminal
  • Company Name Searches and Registration
  • Consumer Taxation Payments and Forms
  • Fish and Wildlife Licenses
  • Freedom of Information Act Applications
  • Legal Services Society Forms and Access
  • Logging Tax Payments
  • Manufactured Home Searches, Relocation Permits and Registrations
  • Marriage Licenses
  • Medical Service Plan Registration and Billing Payments
  • Mineral Titles Online
  • OneStop Business Registration
  • Personal Property Registry
  • Pesticide Exams
  • Public Guardian and Trustee Assistance
  • Residential Tenancy Information
  • Rural Property Tax Collection
  • Tourist Information

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM and 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Closed daily, 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM

Fax: 250-726-7211

250-726-7025

5 - 1636 Peninsula Road Box 609. Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0

Annameika Lee, Government Agent
Brigitte Rudan, Senior Customer Service Representative