NIEFS Services

North Island Employment services are free for anyone living on Northern Vancouver Island who is unemployed, or under-employed, or facing an imminent lay-off.

We work with you 1-1 or in fast, flexible, solution-oriented sessions until you find the right job or career.

Services to Help You:


Find the Right Job

Upgrade your Skills

Build a Career that Lasts

Find and Hire the right Employee


Find the Right Job:

·    Job Postings and Openings:

o       24/7 on our website and NIEFS Campbell River Community TV Channel 114 on Shaw Digital 

o       Hot Jobs radio broadcasts Monday through Friday at 9:05am with Coast Country in Campbell River and weekdays at 9:10 am on CFNI in Port Hardy,

·    Drop-In Mon – Fri 8:30 am – 4:30 pm To Our Employment Resource Centres:

o       Free photocopies, fax, phone

o       High speed Internet on a 10- station computer lab in Campbell River and Port Hardy offices, plus community access sites in other North Island communities (contact us for details in your area)

o       Information and resources on job search, careers, training, schools, and growing opportunities in the area


·    Connect with Employment Advisors and/or ½ day Job Search clinics:

o       Personalized help with resumes, cover letters, portfolios

o       Job leads suited to your employment goals and skills

o       Gain more confidence promoting yourself

o       interview preparation and practice before your next interview


Can’t make it into town for an appointment? No Problem – Register for our services and connect with our employment advisors online or by phone.


Upgrade your Skills

·    Connect with Employment Advisors and/or workshops to:

o      Explore re-training or on-the-job learn while you earn options

o      Figure out your most marketable skills

o      Make plans to go back to school for re-training

o      financing options for re-training

Want to explore your options now?


Build a Career that Lasts

·    Connect with Employment Advisors and/or Career Planning workshops to:

o      Identify careers that suit you

o      Learn where the jobs of the future will be

o      Choose a career that works for you


Need help Now?

Find and Hire the Right Employee

Are you an Employer?

  • Post a Job for free (click here) in our employment centres, on our website, or NIEFS Channel 114 on Shaw Digital TV
  • Check out qualifications of applicants of NIEFS Job Resume Bank by contacting us in Campbell River or Port Hardy
  • Learn about Incentives for hiring and/or training someone on-the-job

Employment Assistance Services Offices:

Campbell River

870c - 13th Avenue, Campbell River, BC - V9W 4H2
Phone: 250-286-3441
Fax: 250-286-3447
Toll free: 1-866-286-6788


Located near the Ironwood Mall -

Port Hardy

129 - 8950 Granville Street
Box 74, Port Hardy, BC - V0N 2P0

Phone: 250-949-5736
Fax: 250-949-5797
Toll free: 1-877-949-5736


Located in the Thunderbird Mall -